Yale Child Study Center
The Child Study Center is a department at Yale University School of Medicine which brings together multiple disciplines to further the understanding of the problems of children and families. Among the many disciplines are child psychiatry, pediatrics, genetics, neurobiology, epidemiology, psychology, nursing, social work and social policy. The mission of the Center is to understand child development, social, behavioral, and emotional adjustment, and psychiatric disorders and to help children and families in need of care. The Center is unusual in its scope of research, clinical services, training programs, policy work, and much local, state, national, and international collaboration. The strengths of the Center are reflected in the breadth and integrative nature of research, clinical services and training.