Clinical and Community Services
The USC UCEDD embraces the philosophy that services for children with special health care needs should be provided in an interdisciplinary, coordinated, comprehensive, culturally-appropriate, child-centered manner, with caregivers and children participating to the fullest extent possible as team members. We provides services through on-site training clinics, hospital-based clinics and in the community linked with public health and education programs. Services include:
AltaMed, a Federally Qualified Health Center
Child and Family Mental Health
- Parent / Child Interaction Therapy Program - PCIT is a therapy model designed to meet the needs of young children (ages 2 – 7) with serious adverse behaviors. The treatment involves structured parent-child interaction observed by a therapist, who provides guidance and support.
- Incredible Years
Diagnosis and Evaluation
Diagnostic and treatment/intervention recommendations for developmental, behavioral and attention problems (including Attention Deficit Disorder-ADD and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder-ADHD). We also provide diagnosis, evaluation and treatment for infants, children and adults at several sites throughout Los Angeles County.
Learning Abilities Program
Assessment of the impact of learning strengths and disabilities on school achievement and behavioral development; recommendations for behavioral and special education support and services.
Los Angeles County Office of Education
Christine Bottrell Mirzaian, MD, MPH, CLC, Director of Clinical Services