The Center for Children and Families (CCF) is a multidisciplinary center committed to improving the lives of children, parents and families struggling with mental health issues.
If you believe your child might be struggling, or if you're looking for general information on children's mental health, please call us at (305) 348-0477 to speak with a clinical staff therapist about the best program for you and your child.
To learn about our current programs, click here.
The CCF is always looking for participants for a variety of research studies. Click here for a list of current research programs you can participate in.
Check out video resources for both parents and professionals about evidence-based practices that promote child and adolescent mental health.
Are you a professional looking for training or continuing education? Have a child to refer for services? Click here to learn more about the services we provide.
Dr. Tiffany Field, Professor of Dept. of Pediatrics at University of Miami School of Medicine will present on Imitation Play Therapy for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder.
Researchers at Florida International University found that kids with ADHD fared much better in their development when their first treatment is behavioral therapy rather than starting immediately on medication.
More than one-third of children and adolescents in the U.S. are overweight or obese. According to a health screen conducted by our center of nearly 400 children ages 4-8 in Miami—more than 40 percent of children are overweight or obese. With summer vacation around the corner, here are some tips on how you and your kids can stay healthy!
With summertime quickly approaching, many children are searching for a summer adventure and parents are looking for the perfect combination of fun and education for their kids. FIU offers numerous summer camps for youth K-12 that are sure to delight people with all kinds of interests and hobbies.