About the department

The Department of Clinical Child & Family Studies focuses on developmental and psychosocial problems in infants, children and young people. Biological and social factors also play a role in this. The department studies diagnostics and the effectiveness of interventions targeted at families.

Contact

Department office

E-mail address: secretariaatpedagogiek@uu.nl
Irma Smit, I.Smit-Adan@uu.nl, 030-253 4650
Margriet Soer, M.Soer@uu.nl, 030-253 4601
Astrid Meijs, A.Meijs@uu.nl, 030-253 4601

Phone: 030 253 5779
Department Manager
Department Manager
Phone: 030 253 2983
Head of Department
Professor

Martinus J. Langeveld building

Martinus J. Langeveldgebouw
Address: 
Heidelberglaan 1, 3584 CS Utrecht, The Netherlands

Tel: +31 30 253 47 00 (reception)

Opening hours: 
Mon7:15-22:00
Tue7:15-22:00
Wed7:15-22:00
Thu7:15-22:00
Fri7:15-20:30
SatClosed
SunClosed
Research

The department has three specialist chairs:

The department's research programme is part of the Utrecht Centre for Child and Adolescent Studies (CAS).

Areas of expertise
Development of externalising problems (aggression, criminality)
Development of internalising problems (anxiety, depression, grief)
Personality development
Relationships with peers (peer group status, friendships, bullying)
Children, Youth and Media
Staff

The staff website includes extensive information about the staff in the department.