Child & Adolescent Division

Our Vision is to be an international leader in revolutionizing children's mental health care.

We work to nurture and support health and resilience in all children and families through advocacy, care and the discovery and dissemination of new knowledge. We share an ethic of integrity, compassion, the pursuit of excellence, and a love of learning.

Treatment

Our clinical team consists of faculty (child/adolescent psychiatrists and clinical psychologists), nurses, a social worker, and a range of trainees who work together to provide expert care for children and adolescents and their families. Services include comprehensive psychiatric evaluation, medication management, and psychotherapy (including individual, family and group therapy).

Specialty Programs

  • Early Childhood Program
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Mood Disorders (Depression, Bipolar)
  • Youth Psychosis
  • Substance Use Disorders (SUDz) Program
  • Emergent Office-based opioid treatment (OBOT) Program
  • Neuropsychology Assessment Program
  • General Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Research

Experts in our Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Division are working to advance knowledge about the causes and mechanisms of mental health problems in children and adolescents, and seeking to discover new ways to intervene. 

Focus Areas

  • Depression
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Non-Suicidal Self-Injury
  • Autism
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
  • Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder
  • Schizophrenia

Training

Recruiting and developing trainees in children’s mental health to become excellent clinicians, researchers and educators.