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Our faculty and staff are national leading experts in child and adolescent mental health. Their research is extensive and has appeared on different platforms including many top-tier national publications, such as TODAY.comThe New York TimesWashington PostUSA Today and Univision.

Our experts can comment on different topics including:

  • ADHD and other behavioral problems
  • Bullying
  • Anxiety and phobias
  • Depression and other mood conditions
  • Effects of disasters and terrorism on youth
  • Substance abuse in teens
  • Academic problems in school and more 

 

Our team is available to assist with news inquiries involving faculty and staff, education, as well as research and programs. 

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Myths and realities about early childhood bilingualism

Wednesday, June 05, 2019

Florida has the third largest K-12 student population using a language other than English at home. Dr. Ryan Pontier studies […]

Gov. DeSantis announces FIU research collaboration with Israel

Tuesday, May 28, 2019

Today Florida Governor Ron DeSantis announced a $5.2 million National Institute of Mental Health grant to fund a collaboration between […]

Gain experience with children in the After-School Treatment Program

Friday, May 24, 2019

The Center for Children and Families’ After-School Treatment Program (ATP) is looking to hire lead counselors, counselors, certified teachers and […]

Events

The CCF offers various events throughout the year for students, faculty, professionals and the community to disseminate evidence-based information on child and adolescent mental health. 

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MICAMH Conference

The Miami International Child & Adolescent Health Conference is interdisciplinary and presents state-of-the-art, evidence-based prevention and treatments for children and adolescents.

Learn about the conference

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Speaker Series

For professionals, current tools for understanding, identifying, and treating mental health problems in children.

Learn about our Speaker Series

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Free Parenting Workshops

Parenting doesn't come with an instruction manual but we can give you the tips and tricks you need to make parenting more manageable.

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Annual Report for 2016

Discover the Center for Children and Families' innovative treatments, achievements, success stories and publications.