Faculty & Staff

News & Events

Viewing 1 to 15 of 515

CARD-USF Members Selected to Serve on Tampa's New Autism Friendly Advisory Committee
Monday, November 6, 2017 Mayor Buckhorn has selected members to a new Autism Friendly Advisory Committee to help guide and support the city’s Autism Friendly Tampa initiative as it moves forward.
Unique Funded Research Training Opportunity Available!
Monday, October 16, 2017 The Institute for Translational Research Education in Adolescent Drug Abuse at the University of South Florida invites graduate students and working professionals with a Master's degree (or in a doctoral degree program) to apply for a fully paid 15 credit Graduate Certificate Program in Translational Research in Adolescent Behavioral Health.
Dr. Elizabeth Perkins Awarded the USF Distinguished Undergraduate Psychology Alumni Award
Monday, October 16, 2017 This award is presented to those who have completed the bachelor’s degree in Psychology at USF and who have a distinguished career in their field.
Dr. Lise Fox Receives $5.5 Million Grant to Improve Young Children’s Social and Emotional Competence while Reducing Challenging Behavior
Thursday, October 12, 2017 Funding from the federal Office of Special Education and Rehabilitation Services, Department of Education will be used to establish the National Center for Pyramid Model Innovations.
Dr. Kwang-Sun Cho Blair to Serve as Principal Investigator on New $1.11 Million Grant Funded by the U.S. Department of Education
Tuesday, October 10, 2017

The project aims to prepare high-quality scholars to serve as either Board Certified Behavior Analysts or School Psychologists for school-aged children with severe emotional and behavioral disorders (EBD). 

CFS Faculty In the News
Tuesday, October 10, 2017 Recent faculty in the news include: Dr. Oliver T. Massey on cyber bullying, Dr. William Kearns on Alexa for Healthy Aging, and Dr. Norin Dollard on the new release of the 2017 Florida KIDS COUNT County Child Well-being Index.
National Institute on Aging Funds Project to Monitor Electric Powered Wheelchair Navigation by Elderly with Cognitive Impairments
Monday, September 18, 2017 Dr. Kearns will be the lead on the USF subcontract.
Dr. David Chiriboga Serves on APA Multicultural Guidelines Revision Task Force
Wednesday, August 16, 2017 Retitled Multicultural Guidelines: A Reconsideration and Applications and approved by APA’s Council in August 2017, the revised document reflects the significant growth in research and theory regarding multicultural contexts since the original 2002 guidance was adopted, and encourages psychologists to consider how knowledge and understanding of intersectional identity develops from and is disseminated within professional psychological practice.
Dr. Christina Dillahunt-Aspillaga Receives Travel Funds from United Faculty of Florida at USF
Wednesday, August 16, 2017 The funds will help cover her travel to the American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine (ACRM) conference held this October in Atlanta, GA.
CFS Provides Professional Development Training on Contracts and Grants for Principal Investigators
Tuesday, August 1, 2017 CFS Unit Research Administrator Janet Reyes has been providing very useful information and receiving excellent reviews from faculty who have attended.
New Center at USF to Focus on Early Intervention as Right Path to Success for Young Children
Monday, July 24, 2017 A new center has been established by the University of South Florida aimed at improving the well-being and academic success of vulnerable children in Florida, nationally and globally. The primary mission of the USF Rightpath Research and Innovation Center is to employ cutting edge research methods to develop, evaluate, and disseminate tools, strategies, and programs that elevate achievement of vulnerable children.
Conn Memorial Foundation Honors CFS Chair Dr. Mario Hernandez for Service to the Board
Thursday, July 13, 2017 The Foundation provides leadership and grants to Hillsborough County’s nonprofits that focus on the educational achievement of children and youth in low-income neighborhoods, as well as  supporting the development of leaders who work in the nonprofit world.
USF Researchers Among Presenters at Pasco County Anti-bullying Event
Tuesday, June 13, 2017 Topics included the use of storytelling in combatting bullying, cyberbullying and creating positive relationships in schools.
Dr. William Kearns to Moderate Expert Panel at 2017 International Association of Gerontology and Geriatrics World Conference
Tuesday, June 13, 2017 In his role as President of the International Society for Gerontechnology, Dr. Kearns will moderate the expert panel of internationally renowned robotocists who will discuss Using Robots to Address the Psychosocial, Health and Functional Needs of Older Adults.
Florida Ranks 40th in Latest National Report for Overall Child Well-Being
Tuesday, June 13, 2017
State’s children continue to face serious obstacles despite impressive improvements in health insurance coverage. Read state press release. Read Florida KIDS COUNT Blog.

Viewing 1 to 15 of 515

Subscribe to our mailing list

* indicates required