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“Everyone here creates an atmosphere of calm and healing and caring.” – Former Resident


Evaluation & Consultation


We are available to leadership for consultation regarding individual or community personnel or behavioral concerns, and offer three types of evaluation: standard evaluation, aging and memory evaluation (click for info and to see our video), and risk assessment.


Consultation Services


Our leadership team and professional staff are available for consultation with leadership to help you address a situation and guide next steps. Contact us: 301-445-7970


Standard Evaluation 

An evaluation provides an individual and his/her superior with practical information and recommendations to help guide next steps. These might include outpatient therapy, spiritual care, medical follow-up or residential treatment (typically six weeks to six months).



  • Five-days (usually arrive Monday and leave on Friday)
  • For Catholic seminarians, clergy, and men and women religious
  • Clinical, psychological and spiritual assessments
  • Consultation with our physician
  • Oral feedback and recommendations
  • Detailed written report for the individual and the diocesan or community contact

Evaluation Components

  • Laboratory tests and medical consultation
  • Clinical interview
  • Psychosocial history interview
  • Spiritual assessment
  • Psychological evaluation
  • Neuropsychological evaluation

Aging and Memory Evaluation

This three-week evaluation assesses whether signs of possible dementia are due to neurological issues or psychological issues, such as depression. 



Evaluation Components

  • Neurological consultation and workup
  • Comprehensive neuropsychological assessment
  • Medical consultations
  • Group therapies, such as cognitive behavior and/or supportive therapy
  • Spiritual integration
  • Clinical care manager to assist during the evaluation and with discharge planning

Risk Assessments

A risk assessment informs safety plans and can be part of an evaluation or a stand-alone service (at one of our centers or your location). The assessment includes actuarial testing instruments, file review, interviews and a final report that includes a risk level and recommendations that can be incorporated into a safety plan. Read more here, including a case study. 


The understanding and treatment of behavioral and mental health issues continues to evolve, as in any medical field. Saint Luke clinicians not only keep up with professional standards, but actively contribute to research in the areas of diagnosis and treatment. One example is “Predicting Relapse for Catholic Clergy Sex Offenders: The Use of the Static-99,” published in a professional journal in 2012.


Schedule an evaluation and/or risk assessment: 301-422-5429