Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) and links to our content at Vista Del Mar Child and Family Services


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FAQs for the Reiss-Davis Graduate Center

Q:What is the name of your graduate program?
A: The Reiss-Davis Graduate Center

Q: Do you have graduate training?
A: Yes, we have a graduate school that offers a PsyD (Doctor of Psychology).

Q: Do you offer a PsyD education?
A: Yes, in Clinical Child Psychology with a psychodynamic and neurobiological emphasis.

Q: Do you offer financial aid or have accreditation?
A: The school is in the process of seeking accreditation with plans to offer financial aid.

Q: What is the cost of tuition?
A: Tuition is currently $18,750 per year and in lieu of financial aid, the school offers payment plans and scholarships.

Q: What kind of Mental Health Services do you offer?
A: For evaluations, we offer assessment such as:

  • Psychoeducational testing/assessments for children and adolescents
  • Educational evaluations
  • Psychological evaluations
  • Autism testing
  • Autism Evaluations and Diagnosis
  • Diagnostic Testing


Common search terms and keywords for FSSM (Family Services Santa Monica)

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  • Children’s Behavioral problems
  • Where to go for help on the Westside/Santa Monica
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Common search terms and keywords for Adoption and Adoption Services

These adoption areas are covered on this page

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  • Infant Adoption
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