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The Florida Center for Inclusive Communities Partners with the University of Florida and the USF College of Medicine to Train Future Healthcare Providers
Monday, August 18, 2008 The project, funded by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, focuses on training medical students about the needs of individuals with disabilities and their families.
Richard Briscoe Receives National Honor for Community Building and Transforming Neighborhoods
Monday, June 30, 2008 NeighborWorks® America, the nation's leading trainer of community development and affordable housing professionals, awards the Dorothy Richardson Award for Resident Leadership each year to eight community leaders from around the country.
Florida’s Center for the Advancement of Child Welfare Practice Gets Reviews
Friday, June 27, 2008 The Center has grown to serve a registered user base of more than 5,500 child welfare professionals and now provides public access to certain resource areas.
CFS Faculty Drs. Al Duchnowski and Krista Kutash Author Guidebook in Series to Assist Schools in Developing Safe Learning Environments
Wednesday, June 25, 2008 The Role of Mental Health Services in Promoting Safe and Secure Schools explores the role of mental health services in developing and maintaining safe schools.
CFS's Norin Dollard Selected to Attend NIH Summer Institute on Health Services Research
Friday, June 20, 2008 The program, funded by the National Institutes of Health, is aimed at improving services for individuals involved in multiple health service systems. Dollard is one of three FMHI faculty members selected to attend.
A Year in Review: CFS Efforts Help Increase Florida’s Suicide Prevention Activities
Thursday, June 19, 2008 Since July 2007, staff from the Florida Suicide Prevention Implementation Program (FSPIP), housed at the USF Louis de la Parte Florida Mental Health Institute’s Department of Child & Family Studies, have collaborated with the Florida Statewide Office of Suicide Prevention and the Florida Suicide Prevention Coordinating Council to enhance Florida’s capacity to initiate, implement, and sustain suicide prevention activities.
CFS Chair Mario Hernandez Elected as President of the Board of the National Alliance of Multi-Ethnic Behavioral Health Association
Wednesday, June 18, 2008 A leader in the field of children’s mental health research, Dr. Hernandez has focused much effort toward improving access to services for culturally and linguistically diverse children and families who are underserved and/or inappropriately served in the mental health system.
Rene Anderson Approved by Governor Crist to Serve as Member of the Florida Statewide Advocacy Council
Wednesday, April 30, 2008 Ms. Anderson will work to ensure equality in the delivery of services to individuals being served through programs such as foster care, day care, economic self-sufficiency, adult services and human subject research proposals. Her term runs through April 17, 2012.
CFS Department Chair Dr. Mario Hernandez is Faculty Recipient of 2008 USF PRIDE Award
Wednesday, April 16, 2008 Congratulations to Professor and Department of Child and Family Studies (CFS) Chair Dr. Mario Hernandez, who was selected as the faculty recipient of this year's PRIDE award for contributions made to the Lesbian, Gay, Bi-Sexual and Transgender (LGBT) community.
Faces of Gear Up: Hillsborough High School Students Shine with Success
Tuesday, April 15, 2008 There has been much news lately about Florida’s low graduation rates for Hispanic and African American students, but a program at Hillsborough High School (HHS) in Tampa, Florida not only helps to ensure these students stay in school and graduate, it also provides support to ensure they meet all requirements to qualify for college opportunities.
Dr. Karen Berkman Selected by Governor Crist as Member on New Task Force on Autism Spectrum Disorders
Friday, March 7, 2008 Dr. Berkman is Director of the Center for Autism and Related Disabilities-USF, housed at CFS.
Nearly 700 Attend 21st RTC Conference on Children's Mental Health
Saturday, February 2, 2008 For two decades, the Research and Training Center for Children's Mental Health has hosted a research conference to facilitate the exchange of ideas for improving service systems for children with serious emotional and behavioral disturbances and their families.
CFS Faculty Contribute Chapter to New Handbook of Psychiatric Measures
Wednesday, January 16, 2008 The chapter presents a variety of measures for children and adolescents to determine their success or failure in coping at home, at school, and in the community.
Dr. Mario Hernandez is Appointed Chair of Department of Child & Family Studies
Tuesday, January 8, 2008 Dr. Hernandez is known nationally for his expertise in a number of topics such as systems of care, cultural competence and disparities, measurement of outcomes, and theories of change.
Norín Dollard Receives Grant from USF Division of Sponsored Research
Monday, January 7, 2008 The grant will provide for ongoing efforts of the USF Community Trauma Research Group to share the best available knowledge in trauma prevention, assessment and treatment.

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