All Evaluations

  • A Family Assessment is an assessment of the safety and overall functioning of you and your family to guide recommendations for treatment and other intervention services.
  • A Mental Health Evaluation (also known as a Biopsychosocial Assessment [BPSA] or Pretreatment Assessment [PTA]) is a detailed interview of your symptoms, functioning, history, and current mental status.
  • A psychiatric evaluation is a clinical interview which allows a psychiatrist to get to know you, the symptoms you are experiencing and how you have tried to cope with them.
  • A psychological evaluation provides detailed insight into your cognitive, emotional, and behavioral functioning, including a comparison to what is normal given your age and status.

Nebraska Mental Health.com offers a general definition of common evaluations, however encourages individuals to check with their insurance carrier regarding specific evaluation requirements as they may differ by carrier.