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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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CCF 2018 summer camp programs

Monday, February 19, 2018

The Center for Children and Families (CCF) 2018 summer camp programs are officially open for registration. The summer vacation is a great […]

NIH releases first dataset from unprecedented study of adolescent brain development

Monday, February 19, 2018

More than 7,500 children recruited for study to date; data available for first 4,500 The National Institutes of Health (NIH) […]

Miami International Child & Adolescent Mental Health Conference

Thursday, February 15, 2018

Join FIU’s Center for Children and Families as they host the Miami International Child & Adolescent Mental Health (MICAMH) Conference […]

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.