DISD Youth and Family Center Rotation

The DISD Youth and Family Centers service has had a long-standing relationship with UT Southwestern Medical Center, providing quality mental health care to the community. 

During this rotation, you will observe group and family therapy sessions with refugees and immigrants from across the globe including Somalia, Burundi, Burma, Iraq, and Nepal. The student population ranges in age from 4 years to 18 years with the majority being elementary and middle school-aged children, divided equally between males and females.

The most common diagnoses include ADHD, PTSD, anxiety, depression, and adjustment disorders.