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The Chadwick Center, one of the largest hospital based child advocacy and trauma treatment centers in the nation, is staffed with more than 75 professionals in the field of medicine, social work, psychology, psychiatry, child development, nursing and education technology.  The staff is committed to family-centered care and a multidisciplinary approach to child abuse and family violence. Click on the Programs link above to get information about the services the Chadwick Center offers for children in San Diego County who have been abused.

COVID-19 Resources

We here at the Chadwick Center know this is a time of stress and anxiety for our entire country. We couldn’t have predicted that in a matter of days we would all be home with our families, with no schools, public businesses, or even parks and beaches to keep us occupied and help us cope. In times like these we need to support one another in any way we can. We have complied a list of resources for you and your family to help you through these times. You’ll find resources here for both adults and children. We hope you find them helpful in this unprecedented time.

Stay well,

Suzanne P. Starling MD
Executive Director, Chadwick Center for Children & Families
Rady Children’s Hospital of San Diego







The Chadwick Center is a fully accredited member of the National Children’s Alliance

The Chadwick Center is proud to receive funding from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) as part of the NCTSN.

Making the Most of Predictive Analytics: Responsible and Innovative Uses in Child Welfare Policy and Practice

This brief from the Chadwick Center and Chapin Hall presents the promise and pitfalls of predictive analytics and examines principles for responsible use.

Child Abuse Pediatrics Fellowship

The Chadwick Center, in conjunction with UCSD and Rady Children’s Hospital offers a 3 year fellowship in Child Abuse Pediatrics.