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CFS is Now Offering a Fully Online Graduate Certificate in Leadership in Child & Adolescent Behavioral Health
Tuesday, November 15, 2016 The certificate coursework integrates specific learning about leadership theory and practice with broader competencies in child and adolescent behavioral health. Electives built into the certificate allow students to pursue personal interests relevant to leadership, such as family-centered interdisciplinary practice and child and adolescent behavioral health policy.
MHNR Interview on Cultural Competence in Children’s Mental Health Services: Dr. Mario Hernandez
Friday, November 4, 2016 Listen as MHNR host, Kristin Walker, interviews Dr. Mario Hernandez, Professor and Chair of the Department of Child and Family Studies at the University of South Florida. Dr. Hernandez discusses the new Master of Science in Child & Adolescent Behavioral Health program and ongoing research efforts within the Department.
CFS Chair Dr. Mario Hernandez Receives the “2016 Hispanic Success Story Award” from the Tampa Hispanic Services Council
Friday, September 30, 2016 Dr. Hernandez was chosen for his accomplishments in the mental health field and his advocacy and commitment to positive health outcomes for children and families.
Ercilia R. Calcano, MPH selected as a USF Hispanic Advisory Committee Pathways Awardee
Friday, September 30, 2016 She was presented the award at the USF Hispanic Heritage Celebration September 29 at the USF Marshall Center.
ABA Master's Student Kelsey O’Neill Receives $16,000 Fellowship Grant from Behavioral Consulting of Tampa Bay
Monday, September 26, 2016 As part of the fellowship, Kelsey will complete one year of a paid practicum at BCOTB to help her gain a variety of experiences that will prepare her to become a Board Certified Behavior Analyst.
CARD-USF Receives Funding for Pilot Program Aimed at Improving Wandering Outcomes for Individuals on the Autism Spectrum
Friday, August 26, 2016

The Center for Autism & Related Disabilities at USF is one of three CARD centers in the state to receive a $100,000 grant from the Florida Legislature to implement a pilot program that will help address the serious issue of individuals on the autism spectrum who may be at risk of wandering out into the community unsupervised.

CFS’s Stephen Roggenbaum and Natalie Romer have been named to the Florida Department of Education’s Suicide Awareness Training Workgroup
Tuesday, August 16, 2016 Activities of the 12-member workgroup will support the 2016 Florida Legislative Statute 1012.583 requiring schools to provide continuing education and inservice training for youth suicide awareness and prevention.
CACREP and CORE Joint Accreditation Review Process Successfully Completed for RMHC
Tuesday, August 9, 2016 The USF Clinical Mental Health Counseling and Clinical Rehabilitation Counseling (M.A. degree) program now joins a handful of other higher education programs across the United States in successfully completing the joint review process offered as part of the 2013 affiliation agreement between the Council on Rehabilitation  Education (CORE)  and the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP).
FCIC Serves as Partner of 2016 ADA Disability Awareness Day
Monday, August 8, 2016 The Florida Center for Inclusive Communities (FCIC) recently partnered with organizations throughout Hillsborough County to plan an ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act) Disability Awareness Day Expo that took place at the Museum of Science & Industry (MOSI) on July 23, 2016.
Presidential Candidates Silent On Child Poverty: Florida KIDS COUNT Director Norin Dollard Interviewed by Public News Service
Monday, July 25, 2016 She said it's "disappointing that neither candidate seems to see the impact that lifting kids out of poverty would have on all the other things they want to achieve."
21 Students from USF's ABA Program have their Research Presented at ABAI Convention
Thursday, June 23, 2016 Many of the students also attended the convention in Chicago, which gathers over 4,500 behavior analysts from all over the world.
Florida Now Ranked 40th in Overall Child Well-Being, 37th in Child Poverty According to Annual KIDS COUNT Data Book
Tuesday, June 21, 2016 Florida needs to continue to improve to catch up to other states’ gains.
CFS's Steve Roggenbaum to Serve as Vice Chairperson for the Florida Suicide Prevention Coalition
Tuesday, June 14, 2016 The Coalition works to develop and implement suicide prevention, intervention and postvention strategies and programs in the state of Florida.
After nearly 59 years of marriage, Joe and Jean Subers die together: Dr. Donna Cohen Interviewed by Gainesville Sun
Wednesday, June 8, 2016 Dr. Cohen is one of the foremost authorities on how older persons and family members cope with aging and chronic illness. According to her research, an elderly murder-suicide occurs about every two weeks in Florida, which has one of the nation's highest percentages of seniors in its population.
USF Autism Program Expands to SPC
Thursday, May 26, 2016 ABC Action News: According to the latest statistic from Autism Speaks" nearly 1 in 45 kids are born with some form of autism. It's an issue affecting many families here in the Tampa Bay Area and experts at USF are stepping forward to help.

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