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 needs of children, adolescents, and adults with eating disorders. More information at eatingdisorders.ucla.edu Michael Strober, Ph.D.
Children’s Friendship Program This successful 12-week program is designed for the 2nd to 5th grader who has difficulty making and/or keeping friends.
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
Child OCD Intensive Treatment Program This intensive treatment program offers daily group and individual intervention. The program provides Cognitive Behavioral Treatment (CBT) strategies, utilizing empirically validated Exposure and Response Prevention (ERP).
UCLA Parents of Early-Adolescents Conflict Education (PEACE) This 9-week program is designed for the parents who are having frequent and/or intense arguments with their teen.
Youth Stress & Mood Program (YSAM) The YSAM program is an outpatient program that offers a combination of health promotion programs and outpatient services specializing in care for depression, self-harm behavior, and suicide prevention.
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. Eraka Bath
Program for the Education and Enrichment of Relational Skills (PEERS®) The Program for the Education and Enrichment of Relational Skills (PEERS®) is a manualized, social skills training intervention for adolescents and young adults.
Medical Psychology Assessment Clinic The Medical Psychology Assessment Center (MPAC) is a training clinic for neuropsychological and psychodiagnostic assessment servicing children, adolescents and adults.  The clinic accepts pediatric patients with a broad variety of neurodevelopmental (e.g. Pervasive Developmental Disorder, ADHD, learning disabilities), acquired (e.g. epilepsy, cancer, head injury), and psychiatric (e.g. depression, anxiety, bipolar, oppositional defiant) disorders.
General Child Outpatient Service (GCOC) The General Child Outpatient Clinic provides a variety of services including psychiatric assessment, second opinions/consultation regarding medication management and treatment issues, and brief therapy.
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).   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.
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. An animated computer game, Helpful Thought Missile action game, Challenger board game and Secret Message Transmission Device game have all been designed to help children learn new social and emotional skills in a fun environment.
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.  Patricia Lester, M.D.
UCLA ADHD Program Program provides comprehensive assessment and treatment coordination for children, adolescents, and adults with suspected ADHD and other school related problems. 
Pediatric Neuropsychiatry Clinic Our unique clinical program provides assessment and treatment for children and adolescents with behavioral/psychological/psychiatric issues and active neurological disorders including: • Epilepsy/seizure disorders • Movement disorders • Tic disorders/Tourette’s Syndrome  • Neurofibromatosis  • Tuberous Sclerosis • Traumatic brain injury
UCLA Parenting Program Our 10-week program addresses common problems of family living as well as management of the difficult child and the child with ADHD.
Infant and Preschool Service Infant and Preschool Service evaluates children with a suspected developmental delay, including autism and other developmental disabilities (e.g., intellectual disabilities), genetic disorders, fetal alcohol exposure, challenging behaviors, and a variety of other concerns.
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. Mark De Antonio, M.D.
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...
Clinical Service: Educational Testing Dr. Del'Homme offers comprehensive educational evaluations for assessment of learning disabilities, testing for school accommodations and support services, and testing for accommodations on exams (e.g., SAT, ACT, GRE, LSAT, MCAT). Areas assessed include intelligence, academic achievement, processing skills, executive functioning, and social-emotional functioning.