Graduate Certificate in Positive Behavior Support
As one of few in the nation, the USF Positive Behavior Support Certificate Program (PBS) will provide the skills necessary to conduct consultation for the support of individual children with intensive behavior challenges. In addition, this certificate program allows students to develop knowledge and expertise either in Schoolwide or Programwide PBS, a three-tiered model of support for school and preschool systems. More information.
In the News … View All
- Eric Biel, CBCS Graduate Profiled by USF Office of Student Success
- The publication, Fulfilling Hopes and Dreams: Stories of Student Success, was produced by the Provost's Office and demonstrates what can be accomplished when students are provided with both the opportunities and the support they need to succeed.
- CFS Faculty In the News
- CFS faculty expertise on suicide prevention, unlicensed children's homes, child abuse, anti-bullying, positive behavior support, and youth caregivers. Latest: Dr. Cohen comments on caregiver homicides.
- Dr. Lise Fox Honored with Mary McEvoy Service to the Field Award
- The award was established by the Division for Early Childhood (DEC) and is given annually to a parent, community member, or professional who has made notable and significant national or international contributions to the field of early childhood special education.
- Dr. Ray Miltenberger's Behavior Modification Text Now in Spanish
- The fifth edition of Behavior Modification: Principles and Procedures, a text used to teach the procedures of behavior modification, has been translated into Spanish.
- CFS Selected as a Partner of the New Technical Assistance Network for Children’s Behavioral Health (TA Network)
- CFS, in partnership with the Center for Community Learning in Miami, will be the Cultural and Linguistic Hub of the TA Network.
- New SAMHSA Grant to Enhance Suicide Prevention Efforts on USF Campus
- The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration has awarded a three-year, 306,000 grant to the University of South Florida (USF) as part of their Campus Suicide Prevention Grant program. CFS’s Stephen Roggenbaum will serve as Training Coordinator & Co-Principal Investigator.
- WUSF Helps to Share Rare Insight into the Lives of Individuals Living on the Autism Spectrum
- The majority of the public, including many professionals in the medical, educational, and vocational fields are still unaware of how autism affects people and how to effectively work with individuals with autism.
Conferences & Special Events
Mark Your Calendar! 2014 Annual Children's Mental Health Research & Policy Conference
The 27th Annual Children’s Mental Health Research & Policy Conference will be held March 2 – 5, 2014 at the newly renovated Hilton Tampa Downtown hotel. Since 1988, Department of Child and Family Studies at the University of South Florida has been a leader in promoting the expansion of the research base essential to improved service systems for children and youth with mental health challenges and their families.