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.
About the department
Martinus J. Langeveld building
- Psychosocial and developmental problems - Prof Maja Deković
- Pedagogical diagnostics and treatment - Prof Anneloes van Baar
There is also a special chair (partly sponsored by the Child Protection Council):
- Youth protection - Prof Ido Weijers
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)