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PhD in Clinical Science in Child and Adolescent Psychology

Our Clinical Science in Child and Adolescent Psychology program aims to arm graduate students with the necessary conceptual background and knowledge of the field including skills in theory construction, methodology and statistics. 

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Students are well-positioned to advance basic knowledge in developmental psychopathology while developing and evaluating scientifically informed assessment, prevention, treatment and dissemination approaches. View Student Admission, Outcomes and Other Data


Psychology graduate student awarded competitive NRSA F31 grant

Thursday, February 14, 2019

Psychology graduate student Ileana Pacheco-Colón‘s F31 training grant, co-sponsored by Drs. Raul Gonzalez and Angela Laird, was recently funded by […]

Effectively treating childhood anxiety can be done for less, new study finds

Tuesday, January 29, 2019

Researchers at the FIU Center for Children and Families have found computer-based interventions can cut childhood anxiety treatment costs nearly […]

Childhood trauma affects brain and increases risk of substance use in adolescence, study finds

Friday, January 25, 2019

A new study led by FIU researchers at the Center for Children and Families found that traumatic childhood experiences like […]