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.
Monday, April 23, 2018
The emotional bond that occurs between a mother and her baby is instant. It is perhaps one of the most […]
Monday, April 16, 2018
The Center for Children and Families’ (CCF) Dr. Jeremy Pettit, Director of the Child Anxiety & Phobia Program (CAPP), sat […]
Friday, April 13, 2018
FIU’s Center for Children and Families (CCF) is looking for paraprofessional counselors for the upcoming Summer Treatment Program (STP). The […]
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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Annual Report for 2016
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