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.
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- 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.
- CFS Faculty Profiled in RxNews Article
- The article discusses findings related to the use of the Prevent-Teach-Reinforce Model with Families of Young Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders.
- PhD Student Vickie Lynn Receives USF Fellowship Award
- Vickie is pursuing her PhD with a specialty concentration in behavioral health as part of a program jointly offered by the USF College of Behavioral & Community Sciences (CBCS) and the USF College of Public Health (COPH).
- USF Office of Community Engagement Funds Two CFS Projects
- Congratulations to CFS faculty Drs. Sharon Hodges and Teresa Nesman for receiving funding through the Research That Matters Faculty/Community Partner Grant Program, which supports research that focuses on community identified issues, and is intended to support pilot work on research projects that have the potential for a long lasting impact.
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.