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CHHS Centers, Clinics, and Community Programs

Bureau of Government Research and Service The mission of the Bureau is to support the teaching, research, and service functions of the Center. The Bureau fulfills this mission in several ways. The Bureau conducts research of benefit to the discipline of public policy and administration and disseminates that research. It offers a variety of services (training, consulting, contract administration) to the wider public policy and administration community in southern California, linking academicians with practitioners. Suitable activities for the Bureau include offering training workshops, seminars, and conferences of interest to the public policy and administration community, writing grant proposals for funded research, conducting funded research, contracting for services to public and not-profit agencies; and undertaking these activities in cooperation with other similar entities. It offers opportunities for students to develop their skills by working on Bureau projects. And it generates support for the development of Center faculty, such as travel to professional conferences.

Camp Nugget The program is offered to children ages 5 through 12 with disabilities and special needs. Provided is small group instruction (4-1 child/staff ratio) by university students studying in the KIN Department and working toward an Adapted Physical Education Specialist Credential under the supervision of Dr. Barry Lavay. Camp activities include aquatics with swim instruction, instruction in fundamental skills and lead-up cooperative games, outdoor adventure course, and adapted sports. The program is four weeks long and begins usually the last Monday in June and continues through-out the first three weeks in July.

Center for Criminal Justice Training and Research (CCJRT) Working in close cooperation with the California Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training (P.O.S.T.), the Center has trained over 36,000 law enforcement personnel and implemented a wide variety of instructional programs. Judges, criminal justice scholars, practicing attorneys and law enforcement practitioners have developed the Center into a highly respected institution.

Center for Disability Studies and Scholarship (CDSS)

Center for Health Care Innovation (CHCI) The mission of the center is to work with community members and partner organizations to conduct research and develop and rigorously evaluate innovative interventions to promote health and reduce health disparities.

Center for Latino Community Health, Evaluation & Leadership Training The NCLR/CSULB Center for Latino Community Health, Evaluation and Leadership Training works to develop health programs for underserved Latino communities, provides technical assistance to organizations already serving in this capacity, and furnishes Latino communities with the research and education needed to facilitate the development of effective health programs and policies.

Center for Sccessful Aging (CSA)

Child and Family Center The Child and Family Center, located in the Department of Family and Consumer Sciences at CSULB, is an educational program which provides training of early childhood professionals in Child Development and Family Studies. The Center also provides quality childcare services primarily for CSULB employees and their families, and families from the surrounding community, as enrollment permits. Promotion of educational resources to campus parents is an important component of the Center’s mission. The Center is tied to the mission statements of the Department of Family and Consumer Sciences; the College of Health and Human Services; and California State University, Long Beach.

Child Welfare Training Centre The California State University, Long Beach (CSULB) Child Welfare Training Centre (CWTC) was established in 1991 to provide innovative and state-of-the-art training to Children’s Social Workers from the Los Angeles County Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS), the largest child protective agency in the United States. Located on the beautiful campus of CSULB, the CWTC occupies 5,300 square feet at the University's Foundation building and includes on-site training facilities. The CWTC also houses offices for it's staff members, DCFS trainers and student assistants.

Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) OLLI offers widely varied courses of interest to persons 50 years of age or older. There is no academic prerequisite for admission, or to understand and participate in the classes, just a desire to learn.

LifeFit @ the Beach The LifeFit Center @ The Beach opened on October 1, 2012 as California State University, Long Beach’s (CSULB) newest fitness facility. Fitness provides lifelong health and wellness opportunities in a variety of ways. The LifeFit Center aims to be the premier health and fitness facility in the Long Beach area for the age 50+ community. The LifeFit Center aims to provide fresh and complete health, fitness, social, and wellness programming to all of its members; as well as provide education, research, and career development opportunities for CSULB students, faculty, and staff.

Speech and Hearing Clinic The CSULB Speech, Language and Hearing Clinic is a University based clinic which provides comprehensive diagnostic and therapeutic services for children and adults who have communicative disorders.