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.com, The New York Times, Washington Post, USA Today and Univision.
Our experts can comment on different topics including:
- ADHD and other behavioral problems
- 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.
Tuesday, January 29, 2019
Researchers at the FIU Center for Children and Families have found computer-based interventions can cut childhood anxiety treatment costs nearly […]
Friday, January 25, 2019
A new study led by FIU researchers at the Center for Children and Families found that traumatic childhood experiences like […]
Wednesday, January 16, 2019
It’s a great time to become part of a dynamic, caring agency that addresses one of our community’s major public […]
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.
For professionals, current tools for understanding, identifying, and treating mental health problems in children.
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