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Welcome to CASRC

The Child and Adolescent Services Research Center (CASRC) is a consortium of over 100 investigators and staff from multiple academic institutions in Southern California conducting cutting edge research focused on improving health and developmental services for children and families.

Our Partners

CASRC is unique in its multi-institutional and interdisciplinary nature and is comprised of investigators from several research organizations, including:

Our Mission 

The mission of the Child and Adolescent Services Research Center is to improve the quality, effectiveness, and implementation of community-based behavioral health services for children, adolescents, and families through research, collaboration, and training the next generation of researchers and practitioners.

CASRC News 

Position Available at CASRC: 
Dr. Gregory Aarons, Professor of Psychiatry at UC San Diego, is currently seeking a full-time Research Assistant to work on his research studies regarding implementation of evidence-based practice.
To view full announcement, please click here.

*To access the System of Care Evaluation (SOCE) pages, please click here.

*To view all CASRC research snapshots, click here.
Jan 2017 CASRC Snapshot

Upcoming Events 

February 22 (2:00-3:00pm): Implementation Science Seminar
This seminar will include presentations from two visiting fellows in the Implementation Research Institute <http://iristl.org/>

"Utilizing Patient and Stakeholder Preferences for Implementation of Transdiagnostic Psychosocial Treatment"
Cassidy Gutner, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry, Boston University School of Medicine
Research Psychologist, National Center for PTSD, Women's Health Sciences Division

"Mental Health Policy Dissemination Research"
Jonathan Purtle, DrPH, MSc
Assistant Professor, Department of Health Management & Policy
Drexel University, Dornsife School of Public Health


Click here to be join the ISS via Skype during its scheduled time: