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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.
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.
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.

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