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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.
CFS Faculty Among Authors for Special Issue of the Journal of Behavioral Health Services and Research
Monday, December 10, 2007 The Issue is focused on qualitative methods in children’s mental health.
CFS's Richard Briscoe Recognized for Many Contributions to East Tampa Community
Sunday, December 9, 2007 Since 1992, Dr. Briscoe has conducted research, training and technical assistance in East Tampa to improve outcomes for ethnic minority children and families.
CFS Team From National Center on Youth Transition Presents at Council For Exceptional Children Conference
Friday, December 7, 2007 With over 300 speakers from across the nation, many were renowned experts in the field of transition of youth with disabilities into the adult world of work and community.
Fall Funding Spotlight: CFS Secures Over 8 Million in New Funding
Friday, November 16, 2007 The Department of Child and Family Studies (CFS) is living up to its most recent ranking as third among all University of South Florida academic departments in external funding received. Just this fall, over $8,000,000 in new and expanded funding has been awarded to CFS staff and faculty - a testament to the level of impact and productivity of CFS, and the many ways it contributes to USF, and to the local, state, and national community.
Second Florida IV-E Waiver Evaluation Report Reveals Policy Recommendations and Profiles Innovative Programs
Friday, November 16, 2007 The Florida Department of Children and Families has contracted with CFS to evaluate the state's IV-E Waiver Demonstration program which allows Florida's 20 Community-Based Care lead agencies to spend federal dollars previously earmarked for out-of-home care on an array of prevention and diversion services.
CFS's Dr. Mary Armstrong is Elected to Serve as Director at Large of the American Orthopsychiatric Association
Thursday, November 15, 2007 "Ortho" provides a common ground for collaborative study, research, and knowledge exchange among individuals from a variety of disciplines engaged in preventive, treatment, and advocacy approaches to mental health.
Dr. Ray Miltenberger Selected to Receive the American Psychological Association's 2008 Distinguished Contributions to Applied Behavior Analysis Award
Wednesday, November 14, 2007 Dr. Miltenberger's contributions to the field will be recognized at the 2008 APA convention, to be held August 14 - 17, 2008 in Boston, MA. In addition to receiving the award, Dr. Miltenberger will be an invited presenter.
NIRN Plays Important Role in SAMHSA's Inaugural Science to Service Award Initiative
Friday, November 2, 2007 With coordination from FMHI's National Research Implementation Network (NIRN), the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) has recognized 20 organizations for providing exemplary evidence-based interventions to benefit consumers and communities.
Dr. Mario Hernandez Serves as Member of Steward Group to Eliminate Disparities in Behavioral Health Care
Thursday, October 25, 2007 Supported by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, the NNED is a network of national and local associations and organizations dedicated to improving behavioral health services for culturally, racially and ethnically diverse populations in the United States.
ABA Students to Provide 30,000 Community Service Hours
Friday, October 12, 2007 In one year, 19 students in the Masters' Program in Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) provided more than 15,000 hours of needed services in the Tampa Bay community, and an additional 30,000 will be provided by the end of the 2008 summer semester. These hours are part of the practicum training required for certification.
CFS's Dr. Allison Pinto Provides Testimony at Congressional Hearing on Abuse and Neglect of Youth in Private Residential Facilities
Wednesday, October 10, 2007 Dr. Allison Pinto was invited to testify before the Committee on Education and Labor, U.S. House of Representatives, in an October 10 hearing on "Cases of Child Neglect and Abuse at Private Residential Treatment Facilities."
3.5 Million Awarded to Establish Center for Early Intervention
Thursday, September 27, 2007 Two USF Louis de la Parte Florida Mental Health Institute (FMHI) Research Professors have secured a five-year, $3.5 million award from the US Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP) to establish a national center for improving the social, emotional, and behavioral functioning of young children with or at risk for developmental delays or disabilities.
Governor Crist Appoints CFS's Steve Roggenbaum to the Suicide Prevention Coordinating Council
Saturday, September 1, 2007 Earlier this year, Governor Crist signed House Bill 139 establishing the Council to serve in an advisory capacity to the Statewide Office of Suicide Prevention.

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