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.
Friday, July 21, 2017
Every day, 6-year-old Northfielder Nika Hirsch faces her fears. It might be at school, when a classmate asks her how […]
Thursday, July 06, 2017
Dr. Jonathan Comer, professor of Psychology and Psychiatry and director of the Mental Health Interventions and Technology Program at FIU’s […]
Friday, June 09, 2017
Melissa Baralt at Miami’s Florida International University has created a mobile application to address vocabulary deficiencies in children from low-income […]
Annual Report for 2016
Discover the Center for Children and Families' innovative treatments, achievements, success stories and publications.
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.
Free workshops for caregivers and those who work with children to identify and understand early challenge and strategies for positive change.