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CFS Faculty In the News
Monday, June 11, 2018 CFS faculty regularly share expertise in areas of their research interests.
Naples Daily News Commentary: Dr. Norin Dollard Discusses Juvenile Arrests and Baker Act Examinations
Thursday, June 7, 2018 June 7, 2018 Commentary: As Florida’s juvenile arrests declined, Baker Act examinations skyrocketed
Rightpath Research & Innovation Center at USF Receives $1.3 Million Research Grant from U.S. Department of Education
Friday, June 1, 2018 Dr. Trina D. Spencer of the Rightpath Center will work with a team over the next four years to help reduce the language-based achievement gap in primary grades.
WFLA: Dr. Karen Berkman Interviewed Regarding Autism and Water Safety
Thursday, May 31, 2018 WFLA's Rod Carter interviewed Dr. Karen Berkman, Executive Director of the Center for Autism & Related Disabilities at USF regarding water safety for individuals with autism. He also profiled a partnership with the Tampa Interbay Rotary Club, which helps to raise money for CARD-USF and the Applied Behavior Analysis Program at USF each year through the Cycling for Autism Event.
Dr. Kearns’ Work Cited by NIH Team
Wednesday, May 30, 2018 A recent presentation profiled on the American Psychological Association’s website references work conducted by Dr. William Kearns and team on their research on the use of advanced technologies for the remediation of cognitive impairment related to dementia and traumatic brain injuries.
Dr. William Kearns Interviewed by Tampa's Bay News 9 about Technology to Reduce Falls in Older Adults
Thursday, May 10, 2018 Prof. William Kearns was interviewed on May 8, 2018 by Dr. Randy Shuck of Spectrum News Bay News 9 about his novel technology for predicting falls in older adults using a form of radar and higher-order mathematics known as fractals.
Dr. Heather Peshak George Serves as Contribution Editor of Special Issue on PBIS for the Journal of Behavioral Disorders
Thursday, May 3, 2018 In addition, CFS faculty Karen Cox, MA, Lauren Evanovich, PhD, Heather Peshak George, PhD,  Devon Minch, PhD and Therese Sandomierski, PhD have published articles in the Special Issue.
New Fall 2018 Course: Applications of Research in Community Settings
Tuesday, April 24, 2018 Students from ALL majors who are looking to gain hands-on experience with research in a collaborative interdisciplinary team approach are welcome to take IDS 2600: Applications of Research in Community Settings.
FCIC’s Trainee Gary Lam featured on AUCD’s Emerging Leaders Map
Monday, April 23, 2018 Gary Yu Hin Lam, doctoral candidate in School Psychology at the University of South Florida and trainee with the Florida Center for Inclusive Communities (FCIC), is currently being featured on the AUCD Emerging Leaders Map. This map highlights diverse trainees and early career leaders across the Association of University Centers on Disabilities’ network (AUCD).
Dr. Liz Perkins is Forging New International Alliances in England
Tuesday, April 17, 2018 She recently visited faculty and students at Coventry University in England, and also hosted a delegation of eight Registered Nurse Learning Disabilities students and faculty who attended the Developmental Disabilities Nurses Association annual national conference in Orlando.
CFS's Steve Roggenbaum Hosts Presentation on Helping to Reduce Self-Harming and Suicidal Behavior Among Adolescents
Tuesday, April 17, 2018 Dr. James Mazza from the University of Washington provided an interactive discussion about DBT STEPS-A and its structure in offering New Hope for schools in addressing students’ needs that focus on emotion regulation, particularly in self-harming and/or suicidal behavior.
Dr. Chih-Chin Chou Selected for Fulbright Award to Taiwan
Tuesday, April 10, 2018 Her research will take place at the College of Indigenous Studies of the National Dong Hwa University (NDHU) in Hualien, Taiwan, where she will address the needs of the indigenous Taiwanese population with disabilities.
Dr. Rose Iovannone Elected President of the Association for Positive Behavior Support (APBS)
Tuesday, April 10, 2018 Within CFS and the Florida Center for Inclusive Communities (FCIC), Dr. Iovannone serves as the PI on the Interdisciplinary Center for Evaluation and Intervention grant and also collaborates on several other FCIC grants.
Dr. Karen Berkman, Executive Director of CARD-USF, Invited to United Nations' World Autism Day Event
Tuesday, April 10, 2018 The invitation only event included international leaders in the area of employment and Autism Spectrum Disorders, as well as others leading efforts from universities and agencies.
2017 Cohort of ABA Doctoral Students Gain Valuable Teaching Experience
Monday, April 2, 2018 The newest PhD cohort are all teaching classes in the ABA minor and are doing a fantastic job.

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