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Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences


Institute of Basic Research (IBR)Institute of Basic Research

The Institute of Basic Research, located in Stated Island, NY, is a facility which conducts research and basic and clinical studies of the causes, treatment, and prevention of developmental disabilities. The Institute offers state-of-the-art diagnostic and clinical laboratory services for individuals with developmental disabilities.


Kings County Hospital Center (KCHC)

Kings County Hospital CenterKings County Hospital Center provides a number of services. The Child and Adolescent Inpatient Service (CAPIS) is certified by OMH to provide acute inpatient care for up to 45 children and adolescents. The Comprehensive Psychiatric Emergency Program (CPEP) provides emergency evaluations and treatment recommendations for children and adolescents. There is also a pediatric consultation liaison (CL) service providing psychiatric care to children and adolescents on the pediatric inpatient service and emergency room. KCHC also offers diverse outpatient care. The Outpatient Clinic (OPD) provides medication management, parent counseling, and individual, family, and group therapy. In addition, the OPD provides comprehensive evaluations through there walk in clinic from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm on weekdays. The Developmental Evaluation Clinic (DEC) provides diagnostic evaluations and treatment for those with developmental disabilities from birth to seventeen years of age. The Intensive Crisis Stabilization and Treatment Program (ICST) offers intensive outpatient services to children and adolescents (ages 5-17) for up to twelve weeks for those in acute crisis and at risk for hospitalization.


New York City Children's Center (NYCCC)

New York City Children's CenterThe New York City Children's Center (NYCCC) is an Office of Mental Health facility that serves the areas of Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan and Queens. The Brooklyn Campus provides children and adolescents with a full range of services, including child and adolescent outpatient clinic, a community respite program, a day treatment program jointly sponsored by the New York City Department of Education, an intensive day treatment program, intensive case management, a learning resource center, and youth and parent support services.


P.S. 235 Janice Knight School

PS 235P.S. 235 is an elementary school located in East Flatbush, several blocks away from SUNY Downstate. Students range from pre-kindergarten to fifth grade, learning in regular education, special education and gifted and talented classrooms. During their second year of fellowship, Fellows spend one morning per week for three months observing in two classrooms as part of the School Consultation Rotation. This experience provides fellows the opportunity to better understand elementary school education, child development and the role of a consultant.


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Infant Child Learning Center (ICLC)

SUNY DownstateThe Infant Child Learning Center (ICLC) provides a comprehensive service program to children from birth to five years of age who are challenged with a disability stemming from a variety of medical conditions including: premature birth, neurological impairment, congenital anomalies, orthopedic impairment, and HIV infection. These services are provided at no direct cost to the parents. The program is open to eligible children and their families who can benefit from skilled interdisciplinary services, including Early Intervention Preschool Education Services. ICLC also provides strong support for parents in advocating for school services.