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The Center for Infant Study (CIS)

The Center for Infant Study (CIS) provides multidisciplinary care in an outpatient setting for children ages 0-5 with emotional and behavioral concerns. The CIS encourages active participation of parents and caregivers, and works collaboratively with involved agencies.

The CIS offers a range of services, including:

  • Diagnostic assessment
  • Psychological testing
  • Urgent care services
  • Consultation
  • Brief and long-term psychotherapy

Treatment includes: individual, family, and group therapy, as well as play therapy and parent counseling.

Psychological testing includes: comprehensive early childhood developmental evaluations and autism diagnostic assessments. Assessment measures include the Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule, 2nd Edition (ADOS-2), as well as a variety of assessments that consider cognitive, behavioral, and social/emotional development. 

Current research activities involve: the assessment of the relationship between social competence and behavior problems, parenting factors and parenting stress, and a study of routines and other related behaviors in preschool children.

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