Secure Starts at the Taghi Modarressi Center for Infant Study (CIS) provides specialized mental health services to newborns and children up to 5 years of age who are at risk for or are already experiencing social, emotional or behavioral challenges. The CIS came into being through the work of Taghi Modarressi, who founded the center 20 years ago and established a tradition of leadership in treatment, research and training in the field of infant and preschool mental health.
Mental health assessments are provided to young children and their families dealing with:
Secure Starts' team is committed to helping families strengthen their child's emotional and behavioral development through treatment, training, consultation and research. The staff actively collaborates with preschools, pediatric practices, social services, and other community agencies to enhance the well-being and care of young children and their families.
Secure Starts' team of experts includes psychologists, counselors, nurses, social workers and psychiatrists. The multidisciplinary team performs diagnostic assessments and provides comprehensive treatment and consultations to families within the community.