The Center for Children and Families is an FIU Preeminent Program and a world-class clinical research center dedicated to improving the lives of children and families struggling with mental health problems.
Support Child Mental Health on Give Miami Day!
Join us in our mission to improve the lives of children and families struggling with mental health problems. Give Miami Day is one of the largest annual giving events in the U.S. The 24-hour event begins at 12 a.m. on Nov. 21 and lasts until 12 a.m. on Nov. 22.
Changing Lives Through Education and Intervention
Half of all adult mental health disorders begin in childhood. Through early intervention and by teaching effective strategies to parents and educators, not only can we help with youth mental health, but we can also prevent most mental health issues in adulthood. Watch the video to learn how we are making an impact in our community.
We're thrilled to be a part of FIU's newest chapter with the Next Horizon campaign.
The American Academy of Pediatrics recently released new guidelines recommending children five or older diagnosed with ADHD to take medication [...]
The FIU Reading Explorers Program helps improve foundational reading and reading comprehension skills for early elementary schoolers.
Get to Know Us
The CCF has a team of some of the nation’s best researchers and clinical experts in child and adolescent mental health