Graduate Certificate in Translational Research in Adolescent Behavioral Health
As part of the Institute for Translational Research in Adolescent Behavioral Health, the Graduate Certificate Program will merge the skills and experience of local community treatment providers, USF academic researchers and national experts. Developed as a research education project, the program will provide a team mentoring approach with student researchers and professionals in the field.
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In the News … View All
- CARD-USF to Host ASD and Mental Health Conference
- The Center for Autism & Related Disabilities at USF is pleased to bring this important conference on autism spectrum disorder and mental health to professionals and families. View flyer.
- Research Assistant Professor Norín Dollard Profiled on WUSF
- As Co-director of Florida KIDS COUNT, she commented on the newly released national KIDS COUNT Data Book, which revealed that while Florida ranked 37th in overall child well-being, the state showed improvement in measures of health over a five-year period from 2008 to 2013.
- Florida’s Families Continue to Struggle Economically, as Evidenced by The National Ranking of 45 in Economic Well-Being
- The Annie E. Casey Foundation’s 2015 KIDS COUNT® Data Book just released shows that while Florida is experiencing positive growth in economic trends, the number of children living in poverty continues to rise. The total number of children living in these families is 969,000 or nearly one in every four. The report also goes on to show that a third of Florida’s children are living with parents who lack secure employment.
- The Center for Child Welfare Expands its Quality Parenting Training to Fourth State
- The Center for Child Welfare in the Department of Child and Family Studies became a partner with the Quality Parenting Initiative (QPI) in Florida in 2010, and its Just In Time foster parent training program was funded through the Center’s contract with the Florida Department of Children & Families (DCF). Since that time, the QPI has expanded outside the state of Florida to California and Nevada, and has recently contracted with Ohio as a fourth state seeking additional support for foster parents.
- 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: Norín Dollard/National KIDS COUNT Data Book.
- Tampa Interbay Rotary Presents $25,000 to CARD-USF and the Applied Behavior Analysis Program at USF
- Both CFS programs are recipients of the 6th Annual Cycling Out Autism fundraising event held March 28, 2015.
- Professor Raymond Miltenberger Featured on Dateline NBC Regarding Gun Safety
- Dr. Raymond Miltenberger, professor in the Department of Child and Family Studies at the USF College of Behavioral & Community Sciences, and the Director of the Applied Behavior Analysis programs at USF, was featured on the NBC Dateline segment June 21 featuring kids and gun safety.
Conferences & Special Events
CARD-USF's ASD & Mental Health Conference
Research shows the prevalence of mental health issues within the population of people diagnosed with ASD ranges upward toward 70%. CARD's goal is to offer attendees practical information to help support others in need. Our presenters will offer topics of great interest such as current information in the field today, strategies to work with young children with challenging behavior, interventions for anxiety, counseling, and managing depression. We hope you will join us for this great learning opportunity! View flyer.