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Yale Child Study Center (YCSC) research teams collaborate with youth, families, schools, and communities to improve their social, emotional, behavioral, and developmental health. The YCSC, which serves as the department of child psychiatry at the Yale School of Medicine, is actively growing in many areas – from basic research in the genetic and neurobiological basis of childhood psychiatric disorders; to applied research co-constructing tools for youth, schools, and families to advance social, emotional, and academic outcomes; to evaluation of training for clinicians and other behavioral health professionals, as well as professional development for educators and school-based practitioners in evidence-based social and emotional instruction.

YCSC Research Groups