Understanding the referral process
All new referrals must fill out our payment agreement, referral form and Trauma Screening Checklist 0-5 years, Trauma Screening Checklist 6-18 years. Once we receive the referral form and the required information, our clinical director will review the referral. We will then call the referring person to let them know if the referral was approved or provide them with guidance if not.
The Children's Trauma Assessment Center at Western Michigan University has many programs utilizing one main office. To help us provide better service, please do not fax or email large files. Instead we ask that any records, files or reports containing more then 15 pages be mailed to us.
Please note that caregivers, transporters, or case managers must remain at the clinic throughout the assessment in case of medical emergency. Please review the Western Michigan University Legal Affairs: Minors on Campus Policies, Requirements, and Other Information Related to Programs and Activities Involving Minors for more information.