Pediatric Behavioral Health Services
The Child and Adolescent Mental Health Program is committed to providing high-quality mental health care to children and adolescents from birth to age 18. Accredited through the New York State Office of Mental Health, the Child and Adolescent Mental Health Program provides assessment and treatment in a continuum of care encompassing:
For your convenience, Mental Health consultations take place in the Golisano Children’s Hospital and on the 1st and 6th Floor Pediatric Ambulatory Unit, so it's not necessary to visit separate locations.
Linda J. Alpert-Gillis, Ph.D., Director, Child and Adolescent Mental Health Program; and Outpatient Services
Michael Scharf, M.D., Inpatient Pediatric Consultation
Bonnie Strollo, N.P., Inpatient Pediatric Consultation
Jennifer West, Ph.D., Outpatient Pediatric Consultation
James Wallace, M.D., Partial Hospital Services and Pediatric Consultation
Jonathan Beard, M.D., Outpatient Services
Charlene Weekes, MSW, Partial Hospital Services
Antoinette Jakobi, M.D., Partial Hospital Services and Pediatric Consultation
Jack Rozel, Inpatient Services
David Garrison, M.D., Inpatient Services
Barbara Gracious, M.D., Inpatient Services
Lisa Slimmer, M.D., Inpatient Services
Deanna Sams, Ph.D., Inpatient Services
Sara Jonovich, Ph.D.
For appointments and referrals, contact your Pediatric or Primary Care Provider.
Strong Behavioral Health–Child and Adolescent Outpatient Service
315 Science Parkway
Rochester, NY 14620
Partial Hospital and Inpatient Units:
For appointments and referrals contact your Primary Care Provider, Mental Health Provider, or local emergency department.
Department of Psychiatry
University of Rochester Medical Center
300 Crittenden Boulevard
Rochester, NY 14642
Phone: (585) 275-3535