Project Description

Psychological Evaluation

Legacy Behavioral Health Center, Inc. offers Psychological evaluations, assessments in English, Spanish, French, and most other languages with the use of trained translators. Our Psychologists administer tests and assessments for a wide variety of reasons. Test and assessments are two separate but related components of psychological evaluation. Psychologists use both types to arrive at an understanding of the patient, diagnosis, and treatment.

Psychological assessment is often helpful in understanding the strengths and challenges someone may have in their cognitive, behavioral, and emotional functioning. This process allows for diagnostic clarity, and individualized recommendations and the psychological tests offer a formal way to measure traits, feelings, beliefs, and abilities that can lead to people’s problems.

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Admissions Screening/Intake

The admissions department at Legacy is committed to provide our clients with the best quality of care. We have a well trained team of licensed screeners available.  Additionally, we have bilingual English and Spanish speaking admissions assistants working together as a team to answer any questions you may have. We would like to assist you during the intake, screening, and assessment process to provide you the best quality of services.

What to expect?

Once you have been referred to Legacy, one of our caring and professional admission assistants will contact you to gather necessary information and answer any questions about the admission process you may have.  A convenient appointment will be set for you to meet with a screener to complete your intake and assessment. During this appointment you will be referred to appropriate services such as: Psychological and/or Psychiatric evaluation, Medication Management, Therapy, or Targeted Case Management. You can also contact Legacy if you need services without a previous referral.


  • Children over 5 years of age and adults are eligible for services.
  • Have an insurance accepted by Legacy (Complete list below)
  • If you do not have insurance, we will assess your financial situation based on your income. This will determine if you qualify for a discounted fee by utilizing our sliding fee scale or any other funding we may have available. We also accept self-pay.

Note: We do not accept private insurances.

Documents needed for the screening

For the screening process, you will be required to bring the following identifying documentation:

  • Driver’s license
  • Insurance cards
  • Legal guardianship documents for minors
  • Birth Certificates
  • Court Orders
  • Among other necessary documents we may request.

Department contact information

To contact the Admissions Department please call 561-616-8411 and press prompt 4 or email us at:

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Insurances Accepted

Insurances Accepted
Medicaid Prestige
Aetna Healthy Kids Simply Health, Care
Miami Children’s Health Sunshine
Better Health Sunshine Welfare
Clear Health Alliance  WellCare Florida Staywell
CMS Title 19, CMS Title 21 Community Care Healthy Kids
Medicare Medicare/Humana
Medicare Care Plus Medicare/Molina
Medicare Summit Medicare/Prestige
Medicare United Medicare/Simply
Medicare/Aetna Medicare/Sunshine
Medicare/Cenpatico Medicare/WellCare
Other Funding Sources:
Childnet SEFBHN (funds available for individuals that qualify.)

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