Behavioral Health Services for Children and Youth
Through a contract with the Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health, the USC UCEDD provides specialty mental health services to over 3,000 children and youth and their families each year. Our interdisciplinary staff of over 150 clinicians includes psychologists, clinical social workers, marriage and family therapists, occupational therapists, speech-language pathologists, developmental-behavioral pediatricians, psychiatrists, nurses, and nutritionists. The behavioral health service is organized in program areas including:
- Adolescent Medicine
- Child and Family Mental Health
- Early Childhood Mental Health
- Pediatric Psychology
- Project Heal Trauma Treatment
Our programs include services for children and youth with dual diagnoses of mental health disorders and developmental disabilities, representing over 20% of those served.