Center for Children and Families

Supporting LGBTQ+ youths’ mental health during a pandemic

Supporting LGBTQ+ youths’ mental health during a pandemic

To help LGBTQ+ youth who are facing increased challenges during the coronavirus pandemic, FIU’s Center for Children and Families is […]

FIU@Home: Explore Narratives to Cope with Pandemic

FIU@Home: Explore Narratives to Cope with Pandemic

Home is the first learning laboratory. This series brings opportunities to discover, explore and create to life-long learners everywhere. Through […]

Up Close: Aaron Mattfeld

Up Close: Aaron Mattfeld

By Vanessa Vieites  At the College of Arts, Sciences & Education, we’re training the next generation of changemakers. Our faculty […]

COVID-19 brings a fear of increase in child abuse

COVID-19 brings a fear of increase in child abuse

It’s a stressful time in the world as the coronavirus continues to spread. Statistics from the Department of Children and […]

Can your Fitbit help your relationship?

Can your Fitbit help your relationship?

Adela Timmons, an assistant professor in the Department of Psychology, spoke to Inverse about her work on using wearable technology […]

When we say girl, you say scientist!

When we say girl, you say scientist!

Glasses. Goggles. Lab coats. Beakers. Test tubes. Look familiar? This is what most kids draw when asked to draw a […]

Female faculty making an impact

Female faculty making an impact

For Women’s History Month, the FIU Center for Children and Families (CCF) is celebrating the female faculty who are making […]

Rapper tweets about his quote in FIU psychology professor’s book

Rapper tweets about his quote in FIU psychology professor’s book

Rapper Kid Cudi showed a fan some love on Twitter after she thanked him for being open about his mental […]

12 tips to help kids cope with social distancing

12 tips to help kids cope with social distancing

Amid the coronavirus pandemic, social distancing does not have to mean social isolation. Extended isolation could lead to depressed mood […]

Psychology ranked No. 5 by National Science Foundation

Psychology ranked No. 5 by National Science Foundation

By JoAnn Adkins FIU is ranked No. 5 in the nation by the National Science Foundation (NSF) for research funding […]