Our Services

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 concerns.

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.

Sign up for our monthly newsletter to receive news and updates from our center directly into your inbox!

Latest News

Fox News: ADHD drugs no help with homework

09/28/2016

Giving stimulants to kids with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) may not help them complete homework or get better grades, a small study suggests. Researchers tested the effectiveness of medication against behavioral interventions in 75 children that attended a summer school program with classes each weekday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. for eight weeks.

Reuters: ADHD drugs no help with homework

09/27/2016

Giving stimulants to kids with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) may not help them complete homework or get better grades, a small study suggests. Researchers tested the effectiveness of medication against behavioral interventions in 75 children that attended a summer school program with classes each weekday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. for eight weeks.

Psych Central: Study Finds More Than Half of ADHD Kids Have Symptoms as Adults

09/21/2016

New research suggests that some 60 percent of children with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) continue to have symptoms into their mid-20s. Moreover, 41 percent had both symptoms and impairment as young adults. “There has been a lot of recent controversy over whether children with ADHD continue to experience symptoms into adulthood,” said Dr. Margaret Sibley, lead author of the Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry study.

Upcoming Events

Speaker Series: Principles Underlying the Use of Multiple Informants' Reports

10/14/2016 12:00 PM

This session will feature Dr. Andres De Los Reyes, an Associate Professor of Psychology at the University of Maryland at College Park.

Strategies to Get Dads Off the Sidelines and Engaged in Child Treatments

11/04/2016 12:00 PM

This session will be presented by Dr. Gregory Fabiano,Professor and Associate Dean for Interdisciplinary Research at University at Buffalo