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.

Find out more about our mission.


Job Posting Announcement:
Gregory Aarons, Ph.D. of the UC San Diego Department of Psychiatry is hiring a full-time Research Assistant.  Click here for further details.  
Interested applicants should send their cover letter and resume to jiphillips@ucsd.edu and also apply here.
The application deadline is 4/26/18.

Click here to view presentation slides from the CASRC Research Showcase held in November 2017.

Access the System of Care Evaluation (SOCE) pages.

View all CASRC research snapshots

May 2017 CASRC Snapshot

Upcoming Events

May 15th @ 2:00pm PST:
The Application of an Implementation Science Framework to an Evidence-based Intervention in Faith-Based Settings
Elva M. Arredondo, PhD
Professor, San Diego State University
Jessica Haughton, MPH, MA
Project Manager, Institute for Behavioral and Community Health
San Diego State University

Click here to join via Skype.

May 29th @ 1:00pm PST:
"Implementation and exnovation of EBPs for autism in schools: What happens when you add something new?"
Melanie Pellecchia, PhD, BCBA, NCSP
Assistant Professor of Psychology in Psychiatry
Center for Mental Health Policy and Services Research
University of Pennsylvania

Click here to join via Skype.