Clinical Services

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.

Contact our ACCESS Center at (800) 825-9989 or (310) 825-9989. Service available Monday to Friday, 8 am to 5 pm (PST).

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.

Contact our ACCESS Center at (800) 825-9989 or (310) 825-9989. Service available Monday to Friday, 8 am to 5 pm (PST).

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.

Contact our ACCESS Center at (800) 825-9989 or (310) 825-9989. Service available Monday to Friday, 8 am to 5 pm (PST).

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).

For information & appointments, please call Michelle Rozenman at (310) 206-4875 or childocdiop@ucla.edu.

This program provides specialized evaluation and treatment for children with obsessive-compulsive disorder

This successful 12-week program is designed for the 2nd to 5th grader who has difficulty making and/or keeping friends.
For more information or to make a referral, call 310-825-0142.
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.
For more information, contact (310) 206-5590 or mdelhomme@mednet.ucla.edu
ECPHP is a five-day a week, six-hour a day program for children with autism spectrum disorders. All aspects of the program are fully integrated and coordinated to create an individualized, comprehensive, consistent, interdisciplinary, and therapeutic environment.
To apply for a place at ECPHP, you must complete our registration process
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.

For admission to the adolescent inpatient eating disorders program, please contact Roberta Freeman, R.N., M.S.N., at (310) 267-9140.

For admission to one of the outpatient eating disorders groups, please contact Cynthia Pikus, Ph.D., at (310) 206-3954.

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.

Contact our ACCESS Center at (800) 825-9989 or (310) 825-9989. Service available Monday to Friday, 8 am to 5 pm (PST).

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.

Please contact Dr. Karin Best at (310) 206-2210 or kbest@mednet.ucla.edu.

The Max Gray 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).
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

For more information, please contact Ilene Adelman at (310) 825 7773

The Program for the Education and Enrichment of Relational Skills (PEERS®) is a manualized, social skills training intervention for adolescents and young adults.

For more information, contact (310) 26-PEERS (310-267-3377) or peersclinic@ucla.edu

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.

Please contact Dr. Karin Best at (310) 206-2210 or kbest@mednet.ucla.edu.

A group-based executive function training program at UCLA for individuals who struggle with executive function. Executive functions are brain processes that help us to plan, focus our attention, remember instructions, and multi-task and are key to success in school, jobs, and relationships. Individuals will learn to effectively solve problems, get organized, break down a big project, manage time, use mindfulness, recognize and control emotions, use a planner, make a to-do list, jump start a task, improve sleep habits, and study. Contact thinksmart@ucla.edu for more information

Program provides comprehensive assessment and treatment coordination for children, adolescents, and adults with suspected ADHD and other school related problems.

Contact our ACCESS Center at (800) 825-9989 or (310) 825-9989. Service available Monday to Friday, 8 am to 5 pm (PST).

UCLA Child and Adult Neurodevelopmental Clinic
The Child and Adult Neurodevelopmental (CAN) Clinic provides multidisciplinary assessments and evidence-based treatment for children, adolescents, and adults with neurodevelopmental conditions and social development impairments related to autism spectrum disorder (ASD), developmental delays, and genetic conditions. Services include both assessments and treatments.

The UCLA Child Anxiety Resilience Education and Support (CARES) Center is an innovative center dedicated to supporting the development of resilient, emotionally healthy children. The Center is also focused on training, research, and community outreach to help clinicians, researchers, school staff, and parents recognize the early signs of childhood anxiety and support families in accessing resources to build family strengths and resilience.

Led by members of UCLA’s world-renowned mental health programs, the UCLA CARES Center is developing new and improved strategies to help children, parents, clinicians, and community members better engage with one another to reduce the burden of childhood anxiety.

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.

To schedule a speaker, consultation, or evaluation, please contact our intake coordinators at (310)825 7773

Promoting Well-being & Resilience for LGBTQ Youth

The EMPWR (“empower”) Program is a joint initiative of the UCLA Division of Child Psychiatry and the UCLA Division of Population Behavioral Health designed to promote well-being and resilience in LGBTQ children, teenagers, and young adults.

Provides evaluation, consultation, 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.

For more information, contact the Family STAR Clinic at 310-825-7573 or starclinic@mednet.ucla.edu

Our 10-week program addresses common problems of family living as well as management of the difficult child and the child with ADHD.

For more information or to make a referral, call 310-825-0142.

This 9-week program is designed for the parents who are having frequent and/or intense arguments with their teen.

For more information or to make a referral, call 310-825-0142.

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.

For more information, contact Ilene Adelman at (310) 825 7773