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VA Smart Home Project Team & RMHC Faculty William Kearns Place Third in National Competition
Thursday, April 28, 2016 The the National Brain Trust competition was part of a summit hosted by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs’ Center for Innovation to help facilitate national, partnership-based solutions in the general areas of mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI), and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD).
Dr. Norín Dollard Discusses Parental Incarceration with Pensacola News Journal
Wednesday, April 27, 2016 “The numbers are quite staggering,” said Norín Dollard, director of Florida KIDS COUNT. “It’s a much bigger deal than I think a lot of people are accustomed to thinking about. The acts of crime and the cost of incarceration are very familiar, but the children who are left behind and the cost to them isn’t as well understood.”
Suicide among the Elderly: Dr. Donna Cohen Interviewed by Orlando Sentinel
Monday, April 25, 2016 USF professor Donna Cohen, who researches homicide and suicide among the elderly, said that suicide pacts and mercy killings are a statistical anomaly.
New Report by the Annie E. Casey Foundation Reveals that Florida has the Third Largest Number of Children who have Experienced Parental Incarceration
Monday, April 25, 2016 According to a new report by the Annie E. Casey Foundation, A Shared Sentence: The Devastating Toll of Parental Incarceration on Kids, Families and Communities, 312,000 of Florida’s children have experienced the separation of a parent due to incarceration.
Autism Awareness Month: CARD-USF Profiled on WFLA
Friday, April 22, 2016 CARD-USF's Liz Burke shares how businesses across Tampa Bay are partnering with the Center for Autism and Related Disabilities at USF to become more autism-friendly by not only serving customers with autism, but hiring individuals with autism through a special internship program with students from the Learning Academy at USF.
ABA Program Director Dr. Ray Miltenberger Provides TedX Talk on How to Keep Kids Safe from Guns
Wednesday, April 20, 2016 Dr. Miltenberger has been doing research for over a decade to figure out how to keep kids safe from guns. One solution is to teach safety skills to children, which he discussed as an "Ingenuity 2016 Speaker" for a TedxBocalRaton event.
Autism Awareness Month: CARD-USF Profiled on Fox 13 News
Wednesday, April 20, 2016 CARD-USF's Liz Burke shares information with Fox 13 News on the Center for Autism & Related Disabilities at USF, a community-based project that provides information and consultation to individuals diagnosed with autism spectrum disorders and related disabilities.
Dr. Tom Massey Quoted in Tampa Tribune reguarding Anti-bullying
Monday, April 18, 2016 Dr. Tom Massey, CFS Professor and Hillsborough County Anti-Bullying Advisory Committee Chair, helped host important Town Hall discussion April 18 on anti-bullying. Special guests included “The Blind Side” star Quinton Aaron and Hillsborough community leaders.
Dr. Karen Berkman Interviewed on WFLA
Monday, April 18, 2016 She spoke regarding safety bracelets for individuals with autism.
Dr. Mary Lindsey Receives the Avima D. Lombard Award at HIPPY National Leadership Conference
Friday, April 15, 2016 The award is presented to a HIPPY staff person at a local, state, or national program office in the United States whose professional services have made a significant contribution to HIPPY and to improving the lives of young children and their families.
Tribute to RMHC Professor Dr. Gary DuDell
Thursday, April 14, 2016 With great sadness, the Rehabilitation and Mental Health Counseling Program at USF announces the passing of Dr. Gary DuDell on April 13, 2016.
Professor Ray Miltenberger’s Research Profiled in Article about Keeping Kids Away from Unsecured Guns
Tuesday, April 12, 2016 Miltenberger says there’s a big difference between a child being able to talk about safety measures and actually being able to perform them.
CFS's Steve Roggenbaum to Speak at Mayor's Youth Leadership Council Event on Depression and Suicide Prevention
Monday, April 11, 2016 Every year over 1000 college students take their lives. The goal of this event is to raise awareness and make sure young people know there is no shame in seeking help. Steve Roggenbaum has provided training, consultation, and evaluation in suicide prevention and in programs for children with emotional disturbances.  The presention on April 13 will be his fourth presentation on youth suicide prevention in the last month.
Dr. Mario Hernandez Invited to Participate on a National Project Advisory Committee
Wednesday, April 6, 2016 The committee will advise and provide input for the development and implementation of a new e-learning program targeting behavioral health providers and stakeholders.
Dr. Liz Perkins Elected Vice President of the American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
Thursday, March 24, 2016 She will serve one year each as Vice President, President-Elect, President, and Past President.

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