Graduate Certificate in Children's Mental Health
This Certificate is designed to provide a rigorous, empirically-based education to individuals in the behavioral health services field who wish to work with agencies and systems that serve children and families with mental health challenges. It is an interdisciplinary program delivered through distance learning technologies. Summer 2013 courses.
In the News … View All
- CFS Faculty In the News
- CFS Faculty recently share expertise on suicide prevention, unlicensed children's homes, child abuse, anti-bullying, positive behavior support, and youth caregivers.
- Dr. Karen Berkman Profiled in the Chronicle of Higher Education
- Her presentation to the American College Health Association's annual meeting profiled how campuses can assist the growing number of students with autism-spectrum disorders attending college.
- WUSF Profiles Positive Behavior Support Program during Mental Health Awareness Month
- University Beat on WUSF Public Media interviewed CFS faculty regarding Positive Behavior Support, an intervention method that professionals are using in over 18-thousand schools to address challenging behavior among children of all ages.
- Dr. Timothy M. Weil Invited to Serve on Editorial Board
- He will serve as associate editor for the Journal of Contextual Behavioral Science, the flagship journal for the Association of Contextual Behavioral Science, which consists of over 6000 members.
- Stephen D. Roggenbaum Reappointed to the Florida Suicide Prevention Coordinating Council
- On May 16, Governor Rick Scott announced the reappointment.
Conferences & Special Events Held by the Dept of Child & Family Studies
PEPSA Autism Summer Institute
The PEPSA Autism Summer Institute is an annual summer workshop aimed at providing high quality professional development to a wide spectrum of professionals such as ESE and general education teachers, guidance counselors, school psychologists, SLPs, OTs, instructional assistants, administrators, and parents who impact the lives of students with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD). Each year, national experts and prominent regional professionals offer informative and stimulating presentations on a variety of topics of interest to individuals who desire additional information on research, innovation, and effective educational programs for students with ASD.