Division of Child & Family Mental Health and Developmental Neuroscience

Duke Integrated Pediatric Mental Health (IPMH) is housed in Duke's Division of Child and Family Mental Health and Developmental Neuroscience in the Department of Psychiatry. Our faculty, clinicians and staff are dedicated to the well-being of children, young adults, families, and couples. This commitment shines through our interwoven clinical, research, and education initiatives.

Clinical Service Locations

Duke Children’s Evaluation Center (DCEC) – Duke’s primary point of access for pediatric mental health services. This clinic focuses on helping youth access timely and appropriate care for emerging and critical mental health needs.

Duke Child and Family Study Center – psychiatric and psychological assessments and services for children, adolescents, couples, and families. Includes the Duke Family Studies Program, Psychosocial Treatment Clinic (PTC), Pediatric Psychopharmacology Clinic, and other services.

Child Development and Behavioral Health Clinic (CDBH) – psychiatric and psychological assessments and services for infants, children, and young adults (ages 0-24) with psychiatric, developmental, behavioral, and substance use difficulties.

Pediatric Primary Care – psychiatric and psychological assessments and services at Duke pediatric primary care locations.

Children's Hospital and Health Center – psychiatric and psychological assessments and services offered in pediatric inpatient and outpatient settings.

Pediatric Neuropsychology Program – neuropsychological and psychosocial evaluations for children with chronic illnesses.

Duke University Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) – psychiatric and psychological assessments and services for Duke students.

Center for Child and Family Health (CCFH) – research and clinical services focusing on child traumatic stress.

Area-specific Programs

Duke Center for Autism and Brain Development

Duke Center for the Study of Suicide Prevention and Intervention (CSSPI)

Duke Center for Developmental Epidemiology

Duke Evidence-Based Practice Implementation Center (EPIC)

Child and Family Trauma Program

Program for Child Affective and Anxiety Disorders (PCAAD)

Duke Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder ADHD Program

Center for Adolescent Substance Use Treatment (CAST)

Education and Training

Student training opportunities include graduate clinical training, postdoctoral fellowships, child psychiatry fellowships, psychology internships and residency rotations in our programs, clinics and centers.

Professional development in pediatric mental health.