Child and Family Development

Providing a comprehensive range of culturally sensitive and linguistically responsive mental health, outreach, developmental, and educational services in response to community needs. Available in English, Spanish, and in American Sign Language, services are offered for children, adolescents, and their families. The multidisciplinary team includes clinical social workers, psychologists, psychiatrists, case managers, teachers and educational, occupational and speech therapists. Services are provided within the Center, on school sites, in the home and in the greater community.

A strong history of providing culturally sensitive and linguistically responsive comprehensive mental health, outreach, developmental, and educational services to the community. Services are child-centered and family focused geared to meet the needs of children, adolescents and also to address the issues and needs of family members and caregivers. These include brief family psychotherapy, therapy groups for children, teens and their parents, psychiatric evaluations and medication support, psychological testing, and psychoeducational evaluations.

Employs a multidisciplinary approach, matching clients and their families with a highly trained, case-specific team, which may include clinical social workers, psychologists, psychiatrists, case managers, teachers and educational, occupational and speech therapists.

CFDC services include:

  • Child/Family outpatient mental health services
  • Mental services for deaf and hard-of-hearing people
  • Birth to 5 programs
  • Community outreach, training and research, and parent education