Shodair Children’s Hospital provides psychiatric outpatient services for children and families with a team of professionals that include child and adolescent psychiatrists, psychiatric nurse practitioners, registered nurses, nutrition consulting, medication management, and speech and occupational therapists.

The Shodair outpatient clinics are open Monday through Friday. Each provider has a different schedule so we can offer a variety of times to provide care to children, adolescents, and families. Patients are seen by Shodair’s mental health professionals using telehealth and in-person visits on a case by case basis.

All insurances including Medicaid is accepted, and in-house financial assistance is available. For more information call 406.444.1125.

Butte: 711 West Silver Street, Butte, MT 59701

Helena: 2620 Shodair Drive, Helena MT 59601 

Great Falls: Benefis Women’s and Children’s Center, 2720 10th Avenue South Pediatric BH Clinic, 2nd Floor #210; Great Falls, MT 59405

Virtual appointments are available from anywhere in Montana. To schedule a new patient appointment, call 406-444-7595. To schedule an existing patient appointment, call 406-444-1125.

Whether in-person or virtual, Shodair offers services for children, teens, young adults, and families.  

*Not all services available at all clinics 

Speech Therapy

Speech-Language Pathologists or SLPs, at Shodair are therapists that better help patients communicate their needs with others. SLPs at Shodair are ASHA certified and maintain this level of accreditation to provide excellent care. They treat a number of disorders including: articulation, fluency, social language, receptive language, expressive language and nonverbal/autism concerns. Patients are welcome to attend in-person and virtual visits during flexible hours to accommodate their schedules. SLPs at Shodair are trauma informed and work in careful coordination with caregivers and schools to assure quality treatment.

Occupational Therapy

Who are occupational therapists and what do they do? Occupational therapists use meaningful activities to help children and youth participate in what they need and or want to do in order to promote physical and mental well-being. They focus on participation in the following areas: education, play and leisure, social situations, activities of daily living (ADLS; e.g., eating, dressing, hygiene), instrumental activities of daily living (IADLS; e.g., meal preparation, shopping) sleep, rest, and work.

Mental Health Therapy

Outpatient therapy services include individual and family therapy provided by trained professionals with a master’s degree in professional counseling or clinical social work. Therapists utilize evidence-based strategies and treatment modalities to build coping skills and work through stressors and struggles of life. Therapists are trauma informed and work with multiple systems of care to ensure a holistic approach to healing.

CSCT Learning Center

Comprehensive School and Community Treatment (CSCT) is a mental health service provided in a school setting. Therapy can be provided in the classroom, in an office, in the community, or in the child’s home. Therapy is billed to the student’s insurance.

CSCT staff work with the school team to increase your child’s success in the classroom. Individual and group therapy is provided during the school day. The therapist will work with you to schedule time for family therapy.