Child Study Center observation room

The Child Study Center (CSC) is a psycho-educational clinic operated by the School Psychology Program of the Department of Psychology. 


  1. Educational and psychological assessments of children, adolescents, and young adults

    • Typical areas of referrals include learning disabilities, emotional and behavioral issues, Autism Spectrum Disorder, Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder, school readiness, and vocational planning.

  2. Consultation and education for parents concerning remediation and treatment of children's academic difficulties and/or problem behaviors

    • Includes recommendations for interventions and support of children's learning and behavior problems

  3. Consultation to schools, outside agencies, and other concerned professional personnel


  • The primary role of the Child Study Center is to provide training for school psychology graduate students.

  • The graduate students provide the assessment and intervention services under the direct supervision of the school psychology faculty and doctoral supervisors.


  • The Child Study Center has a fee of $100. However, based on household income the fee can be reduced or waived completely. Evaluations elsewhere can range between $600–800.

Location and Time

  • The Child Study Center clinic starts mid-January until mid-July each year, but takes referrals at any time during the year. The clinic is located at 213 Uhler Hall, 1020 Oakland Ave., Indiana, PA 15705.

Contact and Hours

  • Parents should call the CSC Monday–Friday between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. School personnel wishing to refer a student should recommend that parents contact the Center for an appointment. All information is strictly confidential.

  • Phone: 724-357-2445

  • Email:


Dr. Jenna Hennessey 
206 Uhler Hall
Indiana University of Pennsylvania
1020 Oakland Ave.
Indiana, PA 15705-1058

Phone: 724-357-4757