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Chadwick Waiting Room

Chadwick Center Waiting Room, created by Merlin’s Magic Wand Foundation and LEGOLAND® California Resort.

Our Mission: To promote the health and well-being of abused and traumatized children and their families through excellence and leadership in evaluation, treatment, prevention, education, advocacy and research.


The Chadwick Center for Children & Families at Rady Children’s offers programs and services that provide for the prevention, identification and treatment of abused and traumatized children, as well as women impacted by domestic violence.

With a staff of more than 75 professionals in the fields of medicine, social work, psychology, psychiatry, child development, nursing and education technology, the Center is one of the largest hospital-based child advocacy and trauma treatment centers in the nation. Expert medical care is provided by the Division of Child Abuse Pediatrics of Rady Children’s Specialists of San Diego.

To help children and women cope with their trauma, we use a variety of medical, social and therapeutic approaches, all of which are evidence-based.

Our services include:TPI Accreditation Decal -- Square (Sand)

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