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National KIDS COUNT® Releases Policy Report on the Obstacles to Success for Children Focusing on Racial and Ethnic Barriers to Opportunity
Tuesday, April 1, 2014 The Annie E. Casey Foundation has released a new report stressing a need for change on behalf of the children in Florida and the nation. In this report, Race for Results: Building a Path to Opportunity for All Children, an index was developed which compares how children are progressing on key milestones across racial and ethnic groups at the national and state level.
Student Profiles: Applied Behavior Analysis Doctoral Program
Tuesday, March 25, 2014 In the fall of 2013, the University of South Florida accepted six PhD students in the new Applied Behavior Analysis doctoral program in the College of Behavior and Community Sciences. The program prepares students to be expert practitioners, effective teachers, and accomplished researchers.
Florida’s Center for Child Welfare Granted a 4 Year, $2.5 Million Continuation
Tuesday, March 25, 2014 Center staff will continue their efforts to provide information, collaboration, and program support to Florida’s professional child welfare stakeholders.
CFS Faculty are Large Presence at the APBS International Conference
Tuesday, March 25, 2014 The Association for Positive Behavior Support (APBS) is an international organization dedicated to the advancement of positive behavior support (PBS) with a mission to help individuals improve their quality of life and reduce problem behaviors by advancing the use of PBS.
CFS Faculty Heather Peshak George serves as Contributing Editor of Encyclopedia of Special Education
Tuesday, March 25, 2014 New to the latest edition (January 2014) of the Encyclopedia of Special Education, A Reference for the Education of Children, Adolescents, and Adults Disabilities and Other Exceptional Individuals are entries on topics that have grown in importance , including Response to Intervention, Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS), Autism and Applied Behavior Analysis.
2014 Children's Mental Health Research & Policy Conference Highlights
Tuesday, March 18, 2014 The 27th Annual Children's Mental Health Research & Policy Conference welcomed more than 550 researchers, evaluators, policy-makers, administrators, parents, and advocates who shared dialogue and new knowledge about important issues that center around improving service systems for children and youth with mental health challenges and their families.
PBS: A Proven Approach in Schools Results in Fewer Referrals and Suspensions
Wednesday, March 12, 2014 One of the primary initiatives of the Florida Center for Inclusive Communities (FCIC), housed within the Department of Child and Family Studies, is the area of Positive Behavior Support (PBS).
CFS to Evaluate Florida Children’s Mental Health System of Care System of Care Expansion Planning Grant
Tuesday, March 11, 2014 CFS has been selected as the evaluator of a federally funded program that is intended to help Florida’s children diagnosed with serious emotional disturbance live at home, do well in school, and successfully live in the community.
Just Out! Spring 2014 Newsletter
Monday, March 10, 2014 Read about new funding, project updates, events and recognitions.
FCIC Trainees Awarded Travel and Conference Funds to Enhance their Interdisciplinary Training
Sunday, March 2, 2014 Three trainees from the Florida Center for Inclusive Communities will participate in syposiums and presentations to gain valuable experience.
CARD-USF Selected as Brickmania™ Event Charity of Choice
Tuesday, February 25, 2014 This unique community-wide event designed to spark the interest in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) activities for students in kindergarten through eighth grade will be held on Saturday, March 22, 2014, at Carrollwood Day School.
Dr. Elizabeth Perkins Receives Fellow Designation from the American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
Friday, January 31, 2014 The high honor is presented after review and consideration by a committee of leaders in the Association.
Association for University Centers on Disabilities Honors FCIC at Awards Gala
Thursday, December 12, 2013 The gala is held each year during the AUCD Annual Conference to honor individuals, groups or programs for their exemplary work and service.
Eric Biel, CBCS Graduate Profiled by USF Office of Student Success
Wednesday, November 20, 2013 The publication, Fulfilling Hopes and Dreams: Stories of Student Success, was produced by the Provost's Office and demonstrates what can be accomplished when students are provided with both the opportunities and the support they need to succeed.
CARD’s “Not-too-Haunted Hallways” Proved Great Success for Trick-or-Treaters
Wednesday, November 13, 2013 CARD families, board members, friends, staff and volunteers enjoyed spooky, sensory-friendly fun that included games, activities, and trick-or-treating.

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