An often-overlooked resource is your county’s division of mental health. The federal and state government provide funding to support local mental health services.
Psychologist Dr. Christopher Kearny is a leading expert in the research and treatment of school refusal. He is world renowned and a Distinguished Professor of Psychology and Director of the UNLV Child School Refusal and Anxiety Disorders Clinic.
Dr.Joel L. Young’s article makes a very important point; school refusal is not a behavioral problem but a form of anxiety that demands treatment and not punishment. He goes on to provide good first steps for getting help.