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Rehabilitation & Mental Health Counseling Merges with Department of Child & Family Studies
Tuesday, May 5, 2015 With the ultimate goal of making a strong and vibrant team that will serve the needs of our students, faculty, staff, community and professions, the Department of Rehabilitation and Mental Health Counseling (RMHC) has become a program in the Department of Child and Family Studies (CFS).
Florida KIDS COUNT Announces New Leadership
Friday, May 1, 2015 Drs. Patty Sharrock and Norín Dollard are the new Florida KIDS COUNT Co-Directors beginning May 1, 2015. They replace long-time director Susan Weitzel, who retired from USF this spring.
HIPPY Curriculum Selected To Help Student Entrepreneurs Improve Early Childhood Education For Poor Children In Sub-Saharan Africa
Wednesday, April 29, 2015 The Florida Home Instruction for Parents of Preschool Youngsters (HIPPY) Training and Technical Assistance (T&TA) Center, housed within the Department of Child & Family Studies at USF, has developed a unique collaboration with Team Tembo, a student team that is part of  the entrepreneurial center at the University of Tampa.
National Guidelines for Dementia-Related Health Advocacy for Adults with Intellectual Disability and Dementia: The Importance of Advocacy for Dr. Eliz
Monday, April 13, 2015 As part of the National Task Group on Intellectual Disabilities and Dementia Practices (NTG),Dr. Elizabeth Perkins has had a unique opportunity to help develop the NTG Guidelines for Dementia-Related Health Advocacy for Adults with Intellectual Disability and Dementia.
CFS Professor Dr. Mary Armstrong Provides Testimony before the Florida House of Representatives Sub-Committee on Children, Families and Seniors
Wednesday, April 1, 2015 Her testimony provided an overview of strengths, challenges, and recommendations for Florida’s mental health system of care.
USF Student Body President Jean Cocco Introduces Patrick Kennedy at 2015 Conference in Tampa
Tuesday, March 31, 2015 During Patrick Kennedy's introduction, Jean Cocco shared a few personal moments from his life.
Positive Behavior Support Efforts Make for Busy Days for Dr. Heather George
Tuesday, February 24, 2015 In the past few months, Dr. George’s busy days have included some impressive travels and activities aimed at increasing the capacity of school districts to address students with problem behaviors.
Dr. Karen Berkman and the Center for Autism & Related Disabilities at USF Profiled on the Philanthropy Show
Tuesday, February 24, 2015 The Philanthropy Show (TM) is an online talk show for nonprofit employees, boards, and donors produced in Tampa Bay with a statewide focus and national reach. Their goal is to connect and inspire philanthropy through three intentions; to educate, uplift and empower the nonprofit community.
Anti-bullying Efforts Bring Blindside Star Quinton Aaron to CFS
Wednesday, February 18, 2015 Quinton Aaron, who quickly rose to fame after his first lead role in the 2009 movie The Blind Side, visited CFS this week as part of his efforts to put a stop to bullying.
USF Suicide Prevention Guide Profiled by Reuters International News Agency
Tuesday, January 27, 2015 The article, School-wide prevention program lowers teen suicide risk, references the Youth Suicide Prevention School-Based Guide. Authors of the guide include CFS faculty Katherine Lazear and Stephen Roggenbaum.
Just Out! Sixth Edition of Dr. Raymond Miltenberger’s Text: Behavior Modification: Principles And Procedures
Tuesday, December 2, 2014 The new text has been updated with expanded topics and reflects the latest research in behavior modification.
Teaching Gun Safety Skills to Young Children
Saturday, November 1, 2014 Ray Miltenberger, of the Department of Child and Family Studies, has created a gun injury prevention program that uses behavioral skills training and in situ training. The intervention helps children to demonstrate the desired safety skills in role-playing assessments and in situ assessments.
Great Grants Alive! CFS’s Productive Summer Results in Large Number of Accepted Proposals
Wednesday, October 15, 2014 During summer 2014, CFS faculty and staff submitted 21 grant applications. So far, the results have been very positive!
CFS's Continued State Funding Allows Larger Impact on Florida's Children and Adolescents in Need
Sunday, October 5, 2014 The Department of Child & Family Studies continues it's large impact on Florida's growing number of children and adolescents in need of behavioral or developmental support services. In the past few years, several centers housed within CFS have seen increased funding to meet the rising needs in homes, schools and communities.
ABA Program Awarded 5-Year $1.06 million Grant
Sunday, September 28, 2014 Funded by the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Special Education Programs, students accepted into the "Project ABA": Preparing Related Services Personnel in Applied Behavior Analysis for Children with Autism program will become school-based behavior analysts working with children with autism.

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