Child's Hands

We are the Institute for Translational Research (ITR) in Children’s Mental Health at the University of Minnesota. In order to ignite improvements and bridge the gap from research to practice in children’s mental health, we apply research findings in the lab, experimental designs in the field, and evidence-based training and awareness building in the community. Our maxim: Innovate. Inform. Ignite.

Bridging the gap between research and practice

Centers & Projects

After Deployment: Adaptive Parenting Tools (ADAPT)

Supporting parenting and resilience among military families coping with the stress of deployment and reintegration

Ambit Network

Making high quality care more accessible for traumatized children and families in Minnesota and beyond

Center for Personalized Prevention Research

A national resource for applying the most advanced concepts and innovations in precision healthcare

Center for Resilient Families

Putting parent-focused interventions into action to reach underserved populations and raising awareness of the importance of parenting in children’s mental health

Meet the Faculty

News

National Children’s Alliance highlights Center for Resilient Families


The National Children’s Alliance recently featured Dr. Abi Gewirtz, Director of ITR and the Center for Resilient Families Director, discussing the Center’s work to reach children through their parents. From Dr. Gewirtz’s post: It’s no great surprise that much of our work in advocating for the well-being of children focuses on, well, the children—how to…

Contact

1100 Washington Avenue S
Suite 102
Minneapolis, MN 55415

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Free parking for visitors is available in the parking lot at Washington and 11th near the building's front door.

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The mission of the Institute for Translational Research in Children's Mental Health is to advance quality research, evidence-based clinical training, and information dissemination focused on children's mental health and development ages 0 to 18.