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CFS's Dr. Norín Dollard among Panelists for Dec 9th Townhall Meeting in Tallahassee
Tuesday, December 8, 2015 To increase public awareness of critical children’s issues and generate a public dialogue about them, The Children’s Campaign is organizing and hosting a series of Step Up for Kids Town Hall Meetings throughout Florida.
Amazing Lineup of Plenary Speakers for the 29th Annual Research & Policy Conference
Saturday, November 21, 2015 Among the topics of the March 2016 conference are: residential segregation as a root cause of substance abuse and mental illness; social circumstances that impact the quality of parenting skills for the next generation; early intervention in psychosis; and a community’s response to adverse childhood experiences and resilience.
Dr. William Kearns Delivers Prestigious Mitchell Rosenthal Memorial International Webinar
Tuesday, November 17, 2015 The webinar is part of the the Brain Injury Association of America (BIAA), the country’s oldest and largest nationwide brain injury advocacy organization.
International Society for Gerontechnology Conference Competitive Bid Won by USF
Tuesday, November 17, 2015 Dr. William Kearns , CFS Associate Professor in the Rehabilitation and Mental Health Counseling program, is the President of the International Society for Gerontechnology North American chapter. He was instrumental in obtaining the local bid for the conference.
CFS and Florida Center for Inclusive Communities's (FCIC) staff featured prominently in Tampa Mayor’s Alliance Awards Ceremony
Tuesday, November 17, 2015 FCIC's Associate Director Dr. Liz Perkins was the keynote speaker at the 27th Mayor’s Alliance for Persons with Disabilities Awards Luncheon.
Dr. Lise Fox: Invited Presenter at the White House for 40th Anniversary of IDEA
Tuesday, November 17, 2015 CFS’s Dr. Lise Fox was an invited presenter at the White House on November 17, 2015, as part of events celebrating the 40th anniversary of the passage of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA).
USF Florence Italy Study Abroad Program Gets Intimate with Relationships
Tuesday, October 27, 2015 What better location than Florence Italy to take an Intimate Relationships course?  The course, which is taught by Dr. Rick Weinberg, Associate Professor in the USF Rehabilitation and Mental Health Counseling Program, is part of the USF in Florence Summer Study Abroad Program.
Evaluation Efforts in Guam Help Lead to Improved Services for Children and Adolescents
Monday, October 19, 2015 Over the last 10 years, CFS’s Kathy Lazear has been a national evaluation consultant for two of Guam’s system of care initiatives through ICF International. Lazear has made five visits to Guam, conducting system of care assessments of the Federal Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s (SAMHSA) Center for Mental Health Services (CMHS) funded projects through a Comprehensive Community Mental Health Services for Children and Their Families Program grant.
Dr. Ray Miltenberger Receives Prestigious Outstanding Scientific Contributions Award from FABA
Wednesday, October 7, 2015 The award was presented during the Florida Association for Behavior Analysis (FABA) Conference and Awards Ceremony on October 1st.
CFS/RMHC Faculty Receive $1 Million Long-term Training Grant
Saturday, October 3, 2015 Tammy Jorgensen-Smith, PhD (PI) and Christina Dillahunt-Aspillaga, PhD (CI) have received a $1 million long-term training grant from the Rehabilitation Service Administration, US Department of Education to promote the recruitment, training and development of highly-qualified rehabilitation counselors to meet the high demand for public sector providers of Vocational Rehabilitation (VR) services.
Institute Encourages Scholars to Take Action in Adolescent Behavioral Health
Wednesday, September 30, 2015

Scholars of the Institute for Translational Research in Adolescent Behavioral Health (Institute) do more than submit research proposals addressing an adolescent behavioral health problem. They translate that research into action.The Institute, a joint program between the University of South Florida’s College of Public Health and the College of Behavioral and Community Sciences, is a National Institute on Drug Abuse funded research education program allowing graduate-level scholars the opportunity to carry out their research in a tangible setting.

ABA Welcomes Third Cohort of ABA Doctoral Students
Tuesday, September 8, 2015 Each year brings increasing numbers of highly qualified applicants. This year's cohort includes a prestigious McKnight Doctoral Fellow and a University Graduate Fellowship.
September: World Suicide Prevention Month
Tuesday, September 1, 2015 View letter from CFS's Steve Roggenbaum, gubernatorial appointment to Florida's Suicide Prevention Coordinating Council.
USF and Windesheim University of Applied Sciences in the Netherlands begin International Partnership
Monday, August 31, 2015 This partnership will provide an opportunity to strengthen collaborations, identify other potential collaborators in both the USA and The Netherlands, gain experience in the application of SWPBS across different environments within and across different cultures, and allow for the expansion of research, evaluation, and materials development across another part of the world.
Congratulations ABA Summer Masters Graduates!
Thursday, August 13, 2015 All graduates of Summer 2015 are already employed and/or continuing education for a doctoral degree.

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