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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.
Dr. Lise Fox Honored with Mary McEvoy Service to the Field Award
Monday, October 21, 2013 The award was established by the Division for Early Childhood (DEC) and is given annually to a parent, community member, or professional who has made notable and significant national or international contributions to the field of early childhood special education.
Dr. Ray Miltenberger's Behavior Modification Text Now in Spanish
Saturday, October 12, 2013 The fifth edition of Behavior Modification: Principles and Procedures, a text used to teach the procedures of behavior modification, has been translated into Spanish.
CFS Selected as a Partner of the New Technical Assistance Network for Children’s Behavioral Health (TA Network)
Tuesday, October 8, 2013 CFS, in partnership with the Center for Community Learning in Miami, will be the Cultural and Linguistic Hub of the TA Network.
New SAMHSA Grant to Enhance Suicide Prevention Efforts on USF Campus
Monday, October 7, 2013 The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration has awarded a three-year, 306,000 grant to the University of South Florida (USF) as part of their Campus Suicide Prevention Grant program. CFS’s Stephen Roggenbaum will serve as Training Coordinator & Co-Principal Investigator.

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