Center for Children and Families

Young women: Breast cancer doesn’t care how old you are

Young women: Breast cancer doesn’t care how old you are

FIU Psychology Assistant Professor Bethany Reeb Sutherland was first diagnosed with breast cancer in 2016, at the age of 38. […]

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 […]

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The 101 on TikTok for parents

The following op-ed by FIU Assistant Professor of Psychology Justin Parent was originally published in Psychology Today. Parent is a […]

Webinar: Trauma-informed care

Webinar: Trauma-informed care

The School of Education and Human Development hosted a free webinar focused on trauma-informed approaches and care strategies that teachers […]

What science tells us about casual impact of sugar on behavior problems

What science tells us about casual impact of sugar on behavior problems

The following op-ed by FIU Associate Professor of Psychology Joseph Raiker was originally published in Psychology Today. Raiker’s research focuses […]

FIU reading program receives national award for its community impact

FIU reading program receives national award for its community impact

The Reading Explorers Program at FIU’s Center for Children and Families was nationally recognized with a Pacesetter Award for supporting […]

What to do if your child is bullied

What to do if your child is bullied

October is National Bullying Prevention Month. Statistics show approximately one in five students in the U.S. have experienced bullying and […]

“Virtual Campus” for families

“Virtual Campus” for families

As a new academic year draws near, parents still have many concerns regarding their children’s education and how to cope […]

Pandemic affects infant, toddler behavior too

Pandemic affects infant, toddler behavior too

Young children might be more prone to meltdowns, sleep struggles, potty training regressions and intense clinginess during the pandemic. Children […]

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 […]