A primary mission of the Department of Clinical Child Psychology is conducting research that impacts the lives of children and adolescents. The University’s Strategic Initiatives frame much of the applied and theoretical research that is conducted in the department. Specifically, faculty and students in the department are recognized leaders in research that promotes well-being and helps find cures for conditions that impact child and adolescent quality of life. Similarly, faculty and graduate students conduct research that helps build strong communities and expands opportunities for children, youth, and families.