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Master of Science Degree in Child and Adolescent Behavioral Health (CABH)

This fully online program prepares professionals to serve in public and non-profit agencies and schools that work with diverse children and adolescents experiencing behavioral health challenges and their families. Educational opportunities include advancement to doctoral programs in public health and the behavioral and social sciences.

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Save the Dates! 13th Annual National Training Institute: Addressing Challenging Behavior
Save the Dates! 29th Annual Research & Policy Conference on Child, Adolescent, & Young Adult Behavioral Health
PEPSA Autism Summer Institute
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: Professor Raymond Miltenberger/Gun Safety.
Tampa Interbay Rotary Presents $25,000 to CARD-USF and the CFS Applied Behavior Analysis Program
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.
CFS Students in the Applied Behavior Analysis Program Greatly Exceed Pass Rate Average for BCaBA/BCBA Examinations
The majority of CFS students in both the master’s and undergraduate minor programs in Applied Behavior Analysis who took BCBA and BCaBA examinations in 2014 passed on their first try.

Conferences & Special Events

29th Annual Research & Policy Conference on Child, Adolescent, & Young Adult Behavioral Health

March 13 - 16, 2016: This conference was first held in 1988 and has continued each year, bringing together more than 500 participants to share dialogue about important issues such as health, education and welfare, share new knowledge, and identify challenges that remain for the field. As the field and issues have evolved, so too has our focus to expand both age range and broader area of topics. View flyer.

29th Annual Research & Policy Conference on Child, Adolescent, & Young Adult Behavioral Health

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