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New Master’s in Marriage and Family Therapy (MFT) Program Established at USF for Fall 2020
Friday, May 22, 2020 The MFT program will train and educate students to meet the growing demand for marriage and family therapists in the state of Florida. The program is an expansion of the successful MFT Graduate Certificate which enables professionals in mental health, rehabilitation counseling, counselor education, social work, psychology, and other human service fields to enhance their knowledge and skills in marriage and family therapy.
Faculty Create A Minute for Minute Health Videos During COVID-19 Pandemic
Friday, May 1, 2020 Faculty within the USF College of Behavioral & Community Sciences have a broad range of expertise in many areas of behavioral science, focusing on individuals, families, communities, and schools, and examining the problems and challenges people encounter, as well as their need for clinical and supportive services. During these times of social isolation and increased stress brought on due to Covid 19, faculty have created A Minute for Metal Health videos related to their expertise.
Dr. Ryan Henry Receives Dean's Outstanding Service Award
Wednesday, April 22, 2020 The award is given to CBCS faculty who have demonstrated outstanding service to the Department, College, University, Profession, and/or the local community.
FCIC Admin Team Receives 2019 USF Outstanding Staff Team Award
Tuesday, April 21, 2020 Congratulations to Maura DeJesus, Lorna Henley, Telisha McKenzie, and Selecia Watson for receiving a 2019 USF Outstanding Staff Team award for their work on the administrative team for the Florida Center for Inclusive Communities (FCIC).
Dr. Tina Dillahunt-Aspillaga Selected to Serve on USF Faculty Senate
Tuesday, April 14, 2020 The Faculty Senate is the primary faculty advisory body to the USF President, Provost, and Vice President for Health on all matters that pertain to the academic climate of the university.
Dr. Liz Perkins Honored by the National Historic Recognition Project: 2000-2020
Thursday, April 9, 2020 She is honored for her significant contributions to the field of intellectual and development disabilities in the United States between 2000 and 2020.
Dr. Trina Spencer Receives Fulbright Award
Monday, April 6, 2020 Congratulations to Dr. Trina Spencer on being selected for a Fulbright award to conduct research and teach in South Africa. Sponsored by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, the Fulbright Program is devoted to increasing mutual understanding between the people of the United States and the people of other countries.
CABH Student Reflects on Policy, Process and the the Interdepartmental Serious Mental Illness Coordinating Committee
Monday, February 24, 2020 Haley Vernoy is a master's student in the Child & Adolescent Behavioral Health Program at USF. She is currently completing her field experience with the Children’s Mental Health Network, focusing on the Interdepartmental Serious Mental Illness Coordinating Committee (ISMICC) and understanding how policy influences the work of this committee.
Autism without Barriers: CARD-USF Profiled in 2-Part Segment on Telemundo TV 49
Thursday, February 20, 2020 The two-part series in Spanish helps to answer questions parents have about autism and share how schools are working with children to help them achieve success.
Dr. Heather Peshak George Provides Keynote Address at the Behavior Education Technology Conference
Thursday, January 9, 2020 Her presentation, Building District Capacity to Systematically Improve Outcomes for All, addressed the number of schools engaging in Positive Behavior Interventions & Supports and demonstrated improved student and teacher outcomes and reduced disciplinary exclusions.
Dr. Svetlana Yampolskaya Elected as Chair of the Quantitative/Qualitative Café for the 2020 AEA Conference
Thursday, January 9, 2020 The mission of the AEA Quantitative Methods TIG is to support the effective use of quantitative methods in evaluation.
CFS's Dr. Rose Iovannone Receives Internal Research Grant from the College of Behavioral and Community Sciences
Thursday, January 2, 2020 The grant will provide her the opportunity to evaluate the potential of implementing a functional behavior assessment and behavior support plan framework for transition-aged youth with intellectual disabilities or autism spectrum disorders in pre-employment settings.
Ruby Joseph Shares Findings on International Partnership Bringing Success to Parents and Preschoolers at NAEYC Conference
Wednesday, December 4, 2019 The Family Literacy Initiative seeks to positively affect Liberia and Liberians through education, social, economic and humanitarian programs and through advocacy efforts.
Dr. Trina Spencer is Appointed Chair of the American Speech-Language Hearing Association Committee
Wednesday, December 4, 2019 She will serve as chair of ASHA's Clinical Research, Implementation Science, and Evidence-Based Practice committee from January 2020 to December 2022.
RMHC Participates in Annual USF Health Interprofessional Education Day
Monday, December 2, 2019 The 2019 IPE Day focused on addressing the Opioid Crisis in the Tampa Bay Community through an interprofessional lens.

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