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Dr. Elizabeth Perkins Appointed Associate Director of the Florida Center for Inclusive Communities
Wednesday, February 20, 2013 She will be involved in program leadership and supervision of activities related to the 5-year plan of the Center.
HIPPY Recognizes Senator Nan Rich's Years of Service to Florida's Families and Children
Wednesday, February 6, 2013 The Home Instruction for Parents of Preschool Youngsters (HIPPY) program works to maximize the chances of successful early school experiences.
International Scholars Partner with CFS on Positive Behavior Support
Wednesday, February 6, 2013 The scholars are working with Associate Professor Kwang-Sun Cho Blair to develop team training and graduate curriculum materials related to school-wide positive behavior support.
CFS Faculty Drs. Sharon Hodges and Mario Hernandez Provide Keynote Presentation for New York System of Care
Friday, January 25, 2013 The presentation on January 15th discussed strategies for building community resilience and shared values that facilitate system change.
Professor Donna Cohen in the News
Wednesday, January 23, 2013 Dr. Cohen has been researching the issue of elderly people who die in murder-suicides.
CARD Conference Celebrates 20 Years of Service to Florida Families
Monday, January 14, 2013 The annual event is Florida's premier conference on Autism Spectrum Disorder for professionals and families.
Dr. Karen Berkman quoted in article: "Linking Connecticutt Shooter to Asperger's Misleading"
Friday, December 28, 2012 Dr. Berkman says it is important to recognize that all forms of autism, including Asperger's, are developmental disorders rather than mental illnesses.
Student Profile: Melisssa Tirotti
Monday, December 10, 2012 Now in her second year of the MPH Behavioral Health Concentration Degree program, Melissa’s passion has evolved to adolescent females and promoting youth development programs.
USF Approves Graduate Certificate in Translational Research in Adolescent Behavioral Health Program
Friday, December 7, 2012 The program provides an innovative education program in translational research, merging the skills and experience of USF academic researchers, local community service providers, and national experts.
CFS Honors Community Partners at Fall Luncheon
Friday, November 30, 2012

Three outstanding community partners who play key roles in the success of CFS work were honored.

CFS Faculty Dr. Elizabeth Perkins serves as guest editor on Special Issue of the American Journal on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
Monday, November 26, 2012 This article reviews the current literature regarding a range of quality of life outcomes of aging adults with autism spectrum disorders.
David Chiriboga Receives GSA’s 2012 Minority Mentorship Award
Sunday, November 18, 2012 This distinguished honor is given annually to an individual who has exemplified outstanding commitment and dedication to mentoring minority researchers in the field of aging.
School Readiness Program to Expand in Hillsborough County
Friday, October 26, 2012 The Florida HIPPY Training and Technical Assistance Center has received approximately $1.2 million in funding from the Children’s Board of Hillsborough County to expand a national home visitation, evidence-based program that focuses on parent involvement and school readiness.
New Grant to Increase High Quality Childcare for Children in Hillsborough County
Friday, September 28, 2012 CFS will work with the Early Learning Coalition of Hillsborough County to provide training and technical assistance on Program-wide Positive Behavior Support.
CFS Receives Funding from the National Child Traumatic Stress Initiative
Friday, September 28, 2012 Faculty will work with the Children's Home Society Western Division to improve treatment and services for children and adolescents who have experienced traumatic events.

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