Who’s Right for CSoC?
Who can participate in the Coordinated System of Care (CSoC)?
A child/youth eligible for CSoC will meet the following criteria:
- Between the ages of 5-20
- Has a DSM 5 diagnosis or is exhibiting behaviors indicating that a diagnosis may exist (Magellan will refer for a comprehensive assessment in order to make an eligibility determination).
- Meets clinical eligibility for CSoC as determined by the Child, Adolescent Needs and Strengths (CANS) scale which assesses the following areas:
- Behavioral/Emotional Diagnosis or Behaviors, e.g. impulsiveness, anxiety, depression, history of trauma, oppositional behavior, etc.
- Risky Behaviors, g. self-harming behaviors, aggression, fire setting, threats of harm to others, etc.
- Difficulty functioning in various settings including family, home, school or
- Caregiver need for assistance with supervision, understanding behavioral health needs, linking to appropriate supports and services, their own behavioral health needs, etc.
- Currently in an out of home placement (OOH), or at imminent risk of OOH placement in these settings:
• Psychiatric Hospitals
• Psychiatric Residential Treatment Facilities
• Therapeutic Group Home
• Non-medical Group Home
• Addiction Facilities
• Foster Care
• Therapeutic Foster Care
• Development Disabilities Facilities
• Alternative Schools
• Secure Care Facilities
• Homeless (As identified by the Department of Education)
Generally involved with multiple state agencies.
- Identified family or adult resource that is or will be responsible for the care of the child/youth that is willing to engage in wraparound.
- Eligible for Medicaid or deemed eligible for Medicaid based on clinical (Certain children/youth not typically eligible for Medicaid may be eligible based on clinical need.)
- A child/youth currently receiving Multi-Systemic Therapy (MST) cannot concurrently be enrolled in CSoC.
To determine if a child/youth may be appropriate for the Coordinated System of Care (CSoC) contact Magellan at 1-800-424-4489 for more information. You may also contact the child/youth’s Healthy Louisiana Plan.