Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Services

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Eating Disorders Program UCLA Eating Disorders Program at the Resnick Neuropsychiatric Hospital is dedicated to providing outstanding treatment services tailored to the individual's needs, for children, adolescents and adults with eating disorders. Our multidisciplinary treatment team provides specialized treatment across a continuum of care.  Learn more about our treatment programs: Adolescent Program Adult Program More information at eatingdisorders.ucla.edu Michael Strober
Child OCD, Anxiety, and Tic Disorders Program Clinic This program provides specialized evaluation and treatment for children with obsessive-compulsive disorder John Piacentini, Ph.D., ABPP
UCLA Child Forensic Services The UCLA Child Forensic Service Program was established with the mission of assisting judges and attorneys who need to negotiate the complex issues of children's mental health in the legal system; improving the lives of children and families who are in that system; and training the next generation of forensic mental health professionals. The faculty of the UCLA Child Forensic Service Program has advanced training and board certification in forensic, child and adult psychiatry and has extensive... Eraka Bath
Child and Adolescent Mood Disorders Clinic The CHAMP program provides diagnostic evaluations, second opinion consultation, and short-term treatments (medication management and various forms of psychotherapy) for youth who have symptoms of significant and impairing mood disorders and their families. The Program’s focus is on pediatric bipolar disorder (extreme high and low moods).  We will see children from age 7 years to 17 yrs, 11 mos. CHAMP offers the following services: Diagnostic  evaluation Psychiatric/medical evaluation... David Miklowitz, Ph.D.
Adolescent Partial Hospitalization Program The Adolescent Partial Hospital Program and the Eating Disorder Partial Hospital Program are part of the continuum of care provided by the Adolescent Service within the Resnick Neuropsychiatric Hospital at UCLA. The APHP and the EDPHP offer a time limited, treatment program of therapeutically intensive clinical service and group interventions. For adolescent patients, an academic program is provided on site through the Berenece Carlson Hospital School of LAUSD.
ABC Child Partial Program The ABC Partial Hospitalization Program for the Enhancement of Achievement, Behavior, and Cognition at the Neuropsychiatric Institute at UCLA is a short-term integrated program dedicated to assisting children aged 6-12 and their families to promote positive emotional and behavioral health.  Our program is based upon the most current evidence-based research.  The ABC Program specializes in the assessment and treatment of a variety of psychological and developmental conditions and...
Secret Agent Society (SAS) program Secret Agent Society (SAS) is a breakthrough program for children between 8 and 12 years old who want to improve their social and emotional skills. SAS captivates children with its espionage-themed games and eye-catching resources.  Kids learn how to recognize and manage their own feelings, cope with change, detect other people’s emotions, talk and play with others and deal with bullying. An animated computer game, Helpful Thought Missile action game, Challenger board game and Secret...
Child and Family STAR (Stress, Trauma, and Resilience) Program Provides evaluation, consultation, prevention, and treatment services for children and family members affected by trauma and other challenging events, including medical illness, traumatic loss, community violence, disasters, and combat deployment stress.  Comprised of a team of psychiatrists and psychologists specializing in children and adolescents, the clinic provides expertise in child and family traumatic stress care for children of all ages and their family members, as well as... Patricia Lester, M.D.
Adolescent Inpatient Service Hospitalization is provided for children and adolescents who require intensive diagnostic evaluation or treatment in an inpatient setting due to behaviors that cannot be managed at home, in the school, or in the community, or who are a potential danger to themselves or others.   Two units, serve adolescents 12 through 18 years old: Unit 2-South specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of adolescents with developmental, neurological and/or medical conditions in addition to a... Mark Deantonio
Early Childhood Partial Hospitalization Program - Fact Sheet ECPHP is a five-day a week, six-hour a day program. All aspects of the program are fully integrated and coordinated to create an individualized, comprehensive, consistent, interdisciplinary, and therapeutic environment.   EPCHP will provide your child with:   comprehensive assessment in all developmental areas (e.g. cognitive, speech and language, occupational skills, recreational skills, self-help, social, emotional, behavioral) diagnostic assessments if necessary individual...