Clinical Care

Dr. Michael Bengtson serves as Chief, Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. Ten faculty members work side by side with scientists conducting clinical trials of newly developed treatments for childhood psychiatric disorders. Disciplines affiliated with the CDC include audiology, nursing, occupational therapy, pediatrics, physical therapy, psychiatry, psychology, social work, and speech & hearing sciences.

  • Continuity of Care: Hillsborough County Schools Exceptional Student Education
  • Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Consultation Service
    • Learning Disorders
    • Speech and Language Disorders
    • Attention Deficit Disorder
    • Tourette's Syndrome
  • Pediatric Liaison Service (Tampa General Hospital)
  • Clinical Trials Program

The Silver Child Development Center provides comprehensive psychiatric and psychological care for children and adolescents in an outpatient setting. The center employs multi-disciplinary professionals who provide ongoing care including pharmacologic management, individual therapy, family therapy and group therapy. The center also provides psychological testing for children with developmental, learning and behavioral disorders.

The center serves as the primary child training site for USF child psychiatry fellows and residents. Both faculty and staff work with organizations, referring physicians, schools and other agencies to facilitate care and provide an inclusive approach to the management of mental health disorders. Inquiries and appointments can be made by calling (813) 974-8900.

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