Posts tagged with: "Center for Children and Families (CCF)"

FIU back-to-school experts list 2018

FIU back-to-school experts list 2018

Below is a list of FIU experts who can comment on back-to-school topics relating to school readiness, anxiety and emotions, […]

FIU celebrates Preeminent Programs 

FIU celebrates Preeminent Programs 

It takes a lot of work by a lot of people to keep FIU a top-tier research institution. On a […]

Media devices do not cause ADHD, researcher says

Media devices do not cause ADHD, researcher says

FIU psychologist Margaret Sibley says there is no evidence media devices cause ADHD, despite a recent study published in the Journal of […]

National landmark study to examine child anxiety treatments

National landmark study to examine child anxiety treatments

The FIU Center for Children and Families has been approved for funding of nearly $3 million by the Patient-Centered Outcomes […]

Satellite image of Hurricane Irma as it approached South Florida Sept. 8, 2017.
Photo Credit: NOAA

Researchers question effects of hurricanes on kids’ brains

FIU scientists are investigating the effects of hurricanes and other natural disasters on brain development in children. Preliminary findings suggest […]

Learn what FIU is doing to improve children’s mental health

Learn what FIU is doing to improve children’s mental health

May 10 is national children’s mental health awareness day. FIU’s Center for Children and Families joins the effort by focusing […]

Guide to 2018 summer camps

Guide to 2018 summer camps

Calling all parents and kids. Are you looking for adventure this summer? FIU is here to help! There are a […]

Summer Treatment Program counselors help carry out the day-to-day activities.

Students from across the nation receive training in child mental health at FIU

FIU’s Center for Children and Families (CCF) is looking for paraprofessional counselors for the upcoming Summer Treatment Program (STP). The […]

Teachers can help reduce mental health problems in children, study finds

Teachers can help reduce mental health problems in children, study finds

School-based mental health services delivered by teachers and staff can significantly reduce mental health problems in elementary-aged children, according to […]

Regain control of your child’s media devices

Regain control of your child’s media devices

An FIU psychologist is ready to help parents regain control of their children’s smartphones, tablets, video games and other devices. […]

Center for Children and Families offers free individual consultation sessions for Parkland families

Center for Children and Families offers free individual consultation sessions for Parkland families

The psychological effects of a tragedy the magnitude of the mass shooting in Parkland can have long-term consequences. The deaths of […]

FIU experts analyze gun violence

FIU experts analyze gun violence

The tragic mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School left Florida grieving. It also jumpstarted debates – both local […]

NIH releases first dataset from unprecedented study of adolescent brain development

NIH releases first dataset from unprecedented study of adolescent brain development

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

Broward school shooting experts

Broward school shooting experts

As more information becomes available about the school shooting that occurred at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, […]

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Researchers investigate effects of e-cigarettes on adolescent brains

Use of e-cigarettes is on the rise, leaving scientists wondering what effects they could have on the developing brains of […]