Center for Children and Families
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.
Visit our COVID-19 page for resources and updates about our services.
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.
FIU Psychologist Justin Parent offers advice on screen time to help parents keep calm and stay sane.
While social distancing is considered essential to slowing the spread of COVID-19, it can have a tremendous impact on your mental health.
2020 Summer Camps
Our 2020 summer camps are officially open for registration! Enrollment is limited, and parents are encouraged to apply as early as possible. Our summer camps are partially funded by The Children's Trust.
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