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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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HIPPY Curriculum Selected To Help Student Entrepreneurs Improve Early Childhood Education For Poor Children In Sub-Saharan Africa
The Florida Home Instruction for Parents of Preschool Youngsters (HIPPY) Training and Technical Assistance (T&TA) Center, housed within the Department of Child & Family Studies at USF, has developed a unique collaboration with Team Athollo, a student team that is part of  the entrepreneurial center at the University of Tampa.
National Guidelines for Dementia-Related Health Advocacy for Adults with Intellectual Disability and Dementia: The Importance of Advocacy for Dr. Eliz
As part of the National Task Group on Intellectual Disabilities and Dementia Practices (NTG),Dr. Elizabeth Perkins has had a unique opportunity to help develop the NTG Guidelines for Dementia-Related Health Advocacy for Adults with Intellectual Disability and Dementia.
2015 Summer Institutes on Universal Design & Assistive Technology/ Technologies for Children with Autism
The Summer Institutes are facilitated by USF faculty and professionals who have expertise in supporting the needs of high-risk students, as well as children with autism and related disabilities. The event is free and open to the public.
USF Student Body President Jean Cocco Introduces Patrick Kennedy at Annual Conference in Tampa
During Patrick Kennedy's introduction, Jean Cocco shared a few personal moments from his life.
Positive Behavior Support Efforts Make for Busy Days for Dr. Heather George
In the past few months, Dr. George’s busy days have included some impressive travels and activities aimed at increasing the capacity of school districts to address students with problem behaviors.
Dr. Karen Berkman and the Center for Autism & Related Disabilities at USF Profiled on the Philanthropy Show
The Philanthropy Show (TM) is an online talk show for nonprofit employees, boards, and donors produced in Tampa Bay with a statewide focus and national reach. Their goal is to connect and inspire philanthropy through three intentions; to educate, uplift and empower the nonprofit community.
Anti-bullying Efforts Bring Blindside Star Quinton Aaron to CFS
Quinton Aaron, who quickly rose to fame after his first lead role in the 2009 movie The Blind Side, visited CFS this week as part of his efforts to put a stop to bullying.

Conferences & Special Events

May 7: National Children's Mental Health Awareness Day

CFS joins the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) in raising awareness about the unique needs of children, youth, and young adults with mental health or mental health and substance use challenges and their families. For more information, visit SAMHSA's 2015 National Children's Mental Health Awareness Day website.

May 7: National Children's Mental Health Awareness Day

Announcements

28th Annual Research & Policy Conference
March 22-25, 2015

28th Annual Research & Policy Conference
April 21-24, 2015

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