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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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Children with ADHD or autism could be early indicator for younger siblings, new study finds

Monday, December 10, 2018

Younger siblings of children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) or autism spectrum disorder are more likely to develop either […]

Survival guide for flying with children

Wednesday, December 05, 2018

If the thought of flying with children in the most busy and stressful holiday season raises your blood pressure, you […]

Researchers clear the air about vaping

Tuesday, December 04, 2018

FIU psychologists Elisa Trucco and Matthew Sutherland are in a race to find answers about the impact of e-cigarettes on […]

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.