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 Opportunity:
Postdoctoral Fellowship in Implementation Science at UC San Diego Department of Psychiatry with Dr. Gregory Aarons.
Please click here to view the announcement.  Interested applicants should send materials to Joella Phillips <jiphillips@ucsd.edu> and Dr. Aarons <gaarons@ucsd.edu>.

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

July 10th @ 10:00-11:30am PST:
"The Role of Stakeholders in Conducting Community-Based Implementation Research: A Focus on Ethical Considerations"
Camille Nebeker, EdD, MS
Assistant Professor, Behavioral Medicine, Dept of Family Medicine and Public Health, UC San Diego 
Director, Connected and Open Research Ethics [thecore.ucsd.edu] and Building Research Integrity and Capacity [bric.ucsd.edu]
Lauren Brookman-Frazee, PhD
Professor, Dept of Psychiatry, UC San Diego
Associate Director, CASRC
Research Director, Autism Discovery Institute at Rady Children’s Hospital-San Diego
Facilitators: Nicole Stadnick, PhD, MPH, Assistant Professor, UC San Diego & Jessica Suhrheinrich, PhD, Assistant Professor, San Diego State University
*Click here to join via Skype.

July 27th @ 11:00am-12:00pm PST:
"Optimizing Family Navigation for Children's Mental Health: A Tale of Two Implementation Approaches" 
Sarabeth Broder-Fingert, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Boston University
Nicole Stadnick, PhD, MPH
Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry, UC San Diego