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Appointment Scheduling

Call (765) 494-6995 to schedule a TAP appointment today!

Triage Assessment Process (TAP)

Initial contact with CAPS begins with a 15 minute telephone triage consultation with a senior therapist. Call (765) 494-6995 or stop by one of our main locations anytime during regular business hours to have our front office staff schedule the consultation. Triage phone calls are scheduled as quickly as possible, in the order of contact with our office. Our staff are concerned about your needs and will make every effort to assist you as soon as possible through our Triage system. If this is an emergency situation that requires immediate attention CAPS has an on-call therapist available during normal business hours for crisis assessment and disposition.

Triage calls take place Monday through Friday during convenient morning and afternoon time blocks.

The therapist will gather information to quickly assess urgency and risk, and facilitate matching of services based on individual need. The therapist will discuss therapeutic options and resources available based on issues discussed during the call.

Depending on the severity of issues involved, the therapist may:

  • suggest you speak with the on-call therapist immediately
  • suggest a personal intake appointment within a reasonable time frame that matches the situation and your schedule
  • suggest a future intake within a short timeframe based on availability
  • suggest alternative resources on campus or in the community

If you already have an intake scheduled, follow this link to Intake Forms.

On-Call Emergencies

Call 911 if your crisis is life threatening.

  • Ask to speak to the Purdue Police CIT Officer.

Call CAPS at (765) 494-6995 for non-life threatening crisis situations.

Inform the front office staff of your situation. The front office staff will respond by either:

  • directing you to come into the CAPS office
  • routing your call to the on-call therapist
  • or scheduling a time for you to speak with a senior therapist

Court Referred Alcohol Education

To schedule an appointment or to sign up for an education class you must:

Come in person to:

Student Health Center (PUSH)
Room 246
8:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. and 1:00p.m - 4:00 p.m.
Monday - Friday

For More Information Call: (765) 494-6995.

Psychological Testing Services

To schedule a consultation appointment for Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder, learning disabilities, and Autism Spectrum Disorders you must:

Come in person to:

Psychological Sciences Building (PSYC)
Room 1120
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Monday - Friday

For More Information Call: (765) 494-6995.