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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.
USF ABA Provides 33 Presentations at 2014 Florida Association of Behavioral Analysis Conference
Sunday, September 28, 2014 All ABA faculty members, 5 doctoral students, and 18 master’s students presented.
WFLA profiles two CFS programs working together to fast track children on the Autism spectrum into mainstream schools.
Wednesday, September 24, 2014 The Home Instruction for Parents of Preschool Youngers (HIPPY), and the Center for Autism & Related Disabilities at USF have joined in partnership to offer their evidence based school readiness program to families with 3 and 4 year olds at no cost. View WFLA video. View family recruitment flyer.
USF Announces New Online Graduate Certificate Program in Applied Behavior Analysis
Monday, September 8, 2014 The University of South Florida now offers a new, comprehensive online Graduate Certificate in Applied Behavior Analysis to prepare professionals to work with individuals with special learning and behavior needs. Applied behavioral analysis (ABA) can help create treatment plans and supportive environments for children and adults living with a disability, mental illness, or behavioral disorders such as autism, ADHD or addiction.
Call for Proposals is Now Open!
Thursday, August 28, 2014 The 28th Annual Research & Policy Conference on Child, Adolescent, and Young Adult Behavioral Health invites proposals for research benefiting children, youth and their families. The deadline for submissions is October 24, 2014.
Dr. Elizabeth Perkins Co-authors 6th Edition Text on Physical Change and Aging
Monday, August 25, 2014 This latest edition has been thoroughly updated to present new research findings that differentiate "normal" aging from actual pathology.
Dr. Mario Hernandez Selected as Panelist for Capitol Hill Briefing
Friday, August 22, 2014 Dr. Hernandez was one of two panelists selected to speak at a Capitol Hill briefing entitled Children’s Mental Health: The Importance of Early Identification and Intervention on Friday, August 15th.
5th Annual Cycling Out Autism Raises over $34,000 for Community Organizations
Thursday, July 17, 2014 USF's Center for Autism & Related Disabiities and Applied Behavior Analysis Program were among local organizations supported by the event held April 5th.
Assistant Professor Tammy Jorgensen Smith Receives APSE Research Award
Tuesday, July 15, 2014 She was awarded the National Association for People Supporting Employment First (APSE) Research Award at the national conference held in Long Beach, California in July 2014.
Learning Academy Services at USF Selected to Showcase Work for Rehabilitation Services Administration
Friday, July 11, 2014 The Learning Academy and Employment Services was among only three programs at USF selected by the Division of Vocational Rehabilitation to showcase their work during a visit with Janet LaBreck, Commissioner of the Rehabilitation Services Administration (RSA).
AHCA Contract Amendment Adds $816,000 and Four Projects to Existing Contract
Wednesday, July 9, 2014 CFS's Mary Armstrong, PhD and Amy Vargo, MA are among faculty and staff who work on the Agency for Health Care Administration (AHCA) contract.
$100 Donation Dream for CARD-USF Quickly Turns to $4,000 Reality!
Friday, June 13, 2014 Jared and Kelli set up an 8-hour charity stream for autism awareness through their Twitch online community.
The 9th Annual Fiesta by the Bay was a HUGE Success!
Monday, May 26, 2014 Over 200 guests along with Honorary Chair Gayle Guyardo, attended the fundraiser for the USF Center for Autism and Related Disabilities held at the Ybor City Museum Garden on April 25th.
CFS faculty Donna Cohen comments on murder-suicide tragedy in Tampa
Friday, May 9, 2014 Dr. Cohen has spent the last 15 years studying murder-suicides around the world.

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