FIU Effective Child Therapy offers free high-quality learning resources for both parents and professionals about evidence-based practices that promote child and adolescent mental health. Please note: as of July 1, 2022, this site no longer offers Continuing Education.
FIU Effective Child Therapy was created by the Center for Children and Families (CCF), a world-class clinical research center at Florida International University comprised of a nationally recognized team of researchers and service providers committed to improving the lives of children and families struggling with mental health problems. The CCF provides state-of-the-art services to approximately 3,500 families each year through clinical services and research programs.
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The CCF is a one-stop care facility that provides effective, low-cost treatments to more than 3,000 families each year through clinical services and clinical research programs.
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Through cutting-edge research, our goal is to provide the highest-quality care for children and adolescents affected by mental illness. With a team of more than 30 of the nation's best researchers and experts, the assistance of federal funding and university partnerships, the CCF continues to make discoveries about the cause, process, effects and treatment of child and adolescent mental health disorders. Since 2010, our center has secured more than $133m in external funding for research from sources like the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the Institution of Education Sciences (IES), the National Science Foundation (NSF), The Children’s Trust and the State of Florida, among others.
We are committed to providing extensive education and training opportunities for educators, mental health professionals, students and the community in evidence-based approaches through various programs that focus on child and adolescent mental health.
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