The FIU Center for Children and Families (CCF) is an interdisciplinary clinical and translational research center focused on child and adolescent mental health. Building on the Center’s ground-breaking record of success and the global reputations of the Center’s faculty, it is poised to become an international focal point of cross-disciplinary education, research, and outreach that transforms the field. The Center offers treatment, education, and support to families and other individuals working with children and adolescents coping with ADHD, anxiety, aggression, mood problems, and other emotional and behavioral problems. Its signature, evidence-based program, the Summer Treatment Program (STP), is recognized by the American Psychological Association and other organizations worldwide as a model for treatment of ADHD and other mental health problems in young people.
CCF is committed to bettering the lives of families, expanding our scientific knowledge base about mental health, and supporting positive change within our community.Jessica Robb, Ph.D., Mental Health Counseling Program & Licensed Psychologist
CCF is one of the few multidisciplinary child mental health research centers in the South Florida area. It provides an array of clinical services to local families and schools as well as advancing the development of mental health treatments for children across a variety of disorders in addition to being a primary training site for the community’s next wave of physicians and psychologists.James G. Waxmonsky, M.D., Associate Professor of Psychiatry
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