About Us / Our Mission

The Institute for Child and Family Health (ICFH) - formerly the Children's Psychiatric Center (CPC) - is a private, not-for-profit organization that has been providing health, behavioral health, educational, and prevention services to the children, adolescents, and families of Miami-Dade County for over 60 years. It is one of the oldest and largest community health centers exclusively dedicated to the well being of children and families in the state of Florida. ICFH serves over 30,000 children, adolescents, and families per year.

ICFH is classified as a 501(c)(3) organization under the IRS Code and is registered as a charitable organization in the State of Florida. ICFH is fully accredited by the Council on Accreditation (COA), accredited by the American Psychological Association (APA), and participates as a fully accredited pre-doctoral internship training facility recognized by the Association of Psychology Postdoctoral and Internship Centers (APPIC). ICFH is an equal opportunity employer with over 400 employees working throughout Miami-Dade County.

Our Mission

The Institute for Child and Family Health is committed to empowering the children, youth & families of our community by providing services that enhance their emotional, physical, and educational well-being.

Our Vision

The Institute for Child & Family Health is improving the communities we serve by providing outstanding primary and behavioral health services to all those who seek care.  We accomplish this by attracting professionals and volunteers who are passionate about what they do, and who strive to better our community through a multidisciplinary health care approach that is both affordable and responsive to individual needs.

Our Values

Accountability
We value the public´s trust and encourage personal responsibility in the provision of service.

Community Needs
We are dedicated to meeting the needs of the children, youth and families of our community.  Together we will strive to make South Florida a healthier and happier place.

Excellence
We strive to increase our knowledge and skills to achieve and maintain high standards of service that are recognized as benchmarks in the community by our partners in health.

Integrity
We will operate with honesty, fairness and trustworthiness as we conduct the business of improving the health of the children, adolescents, and families of our community.

Professionalism
We will create a culture that encourages our employees to exhibit a compassionate, conscientious and ethical manner in the workplace.

Respect
We recognize and honor the children and families of our community.  It is our endeavor to maintain their trust and loyalty.

Teamwork
We will work together to solve problems, both within our organization, and with our partners.