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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.
CFS Faculty Ray Miltenberger comments on children and firearms
Tuesday, April 8, 2014 Liberty Voice: Philadelphia Toddler Accidentally Kills Sister With Loaded Gun
CFS to Offer New Master of Science (MS) Degree in Child & Adolescent Behavioral Health
Saturday, April 5, 2014 The degree prepares professionals to serve in public and non-profit agencies and schools that work with diverse children and adolescents experiencing behavioral health challenges and their families. Concentrations will be offered in Developmental Disabilities, Leadership in Child/Adolescent Behavioral Health, Translational Research and Evaluation, and Youth and Behavioral Health.
CARD-USF Profiled by WFLA: Tampa Bay Businesses get Autism-Friendly
Wednesday, April 2, 2014 The Center for Autism and Related Disabilities at the University of South Florida is at the forefront of training workers all over the Tampa Bay area to help businesses better understand how to assist parents and their children who are on the autism spectrum.
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.

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