a group of professionals and parents that works together to plan and provide treatment services for children with emotional, behavioral, or developmental disorders.
A group of people with different kinds of training and experience working together, usually on an ongoing basis. Professionals often use the word "discipline" to mean a "field of study," such as medicine, social work, or education. Therefore, a multidisciplinary team might include a pediatrician, an occupational therapist, a social worker, and an early childhood educator.
In education, a group made up of a child's classroom teacher and several educational specialists that evaluates the child's handicap and prepares an Individualized Education Plan for the child.
a group of health and social care professionals
a vital component of any child health care service
a group specialists with different backgrounds, assembled to solve a problem. The problem is broken into pieces and each specialist works on a portion of the problem. Partial solutions are then linked together to provide the final solutions.
A group of people who are involved in your forensic assessment, or in your care once you are in the forensic mental health system. This group might include people from some or all of the following professions: nursing, medicine, social work, psychology, recreation therapy or occupational therapy.
A group of professionals who work together to help plan and carry out treatment for patients with cleft lip, cleft palate, and related disorders. The group usually includes surgeons, dental specialists, speech pathologist, and others who meet regularly to evaluate and discuss the patients under their care.
In rehabilitation, a team that includes Physicians of Rehabilitation Medicine (Physiatrists), Rehabilitation Nursing staff, Physical Therapists, Occupational Therapists, Speech-Language Pathologists, Clinical and Medical Social Workers, and Psychologists.
A team of educators, other professional individuals and the child's parents which reviews all formal testing of the child and all other evaluation materials. The MDT must issue a written report recommending whether the child is exceptional and making suggestions about the programs and services needed.
A group of professionals with different kinds of training and experience working together, usually on an ongoing basis. A multidisciplinary team might include a pediatrician, an occupational therapist, a speech language therapist, and a physical therapist.
established between agencies and professionals within the child protection system to discuss cases of child abuse and neglect and to aid in decisions at various stages of the CPS case process. These terms may also be designated by different names, including child protection teams, interdisciplinary teams, or case consultation teams.
A team of medical professionals that work together to support the patient; a multidisciplinary team for brachial plexus specialization would include a pediatric neurologist, rehabilitation physician, and specialized and experienced surgeons.
See Interdisciplinary team.