Children, Youth, and Family Centers of Research Excellence

Child Study Center 
As a part of the College of the Liberal Arts, the CSC promotes translational research on the development and health of children and youth and their families.

Center for the Protection of Children
In the Penn State Hershey College of Medicine, the CPC aims to coordinate and advance research and clinical evidence-based practice on child maltreatment.

The Bennett Pierce Prevention Research Center
Located in the College of Health and Human Development, the PRC is internationally known for developing evidence-based programs that prevent family and youth adjustment problems and promote positive well-being.

Center on Children and the Law
This center is involved in research, teaching, and outreach at the intersection of children’s issues and the law. It is a part of the Penn State Dickinson School of Law.