Founded in 2001 with the aim of improving children’s social-emotional health through social skills programs, we have evolved into a digital health solutions company with the goal of solving wide-ranging social problems. We achieve our goal by:
Our research scientists have extensive experience developing and delivering evidence-based behavioral health and education programs around the world.
Our research, media, and web development experts partner with you to understand your program and customize a personalized learning experience that fits your needs.
Our program development and delivery methods are proven to increase the reach, engagement, and impact of your program.
Dr. Childress obtained her PhD in psychology at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Prior to coming to 3C Institute, she served as a research associate and a postdoctoral fellow in the Carolina Institute for Developmental Disabilities at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill working on a longitudinal imaging study aimed at identifying the early markers of autism through behavioral and imaging methodologies. She has 19 years of autism research experience, during which she has examined the behavioral, personality, and cognitive characteristics of individuals with autism and their family members. Dr. Childress also has experience developing behavioral and parent report measurement tools, coordinating multi-site research studies, and collecting data from children and families. She has taught courses and seminars in general child development, autism, and cognitive development at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.