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CFS Expands the Knowledge of PBS Internationally
Thursday, June 21, 2007 A collaborative partnership between FMHI and Kongju National University (KNU) in South Korea has provided increased opportunities for DARES staff to expand the knowledge of positive behavior support (PBS) internationally.
New Publication Provides Road Map for System Transformation for Family Members, Educators, and Mental Health Professionals
Tuesday, June 12, 2007 A new report released from the Research and Training Center for Children's Mental Health addresses challenges related to the welfare and functioning of America's families and their children.
CFS Staff Look Into the Missing Link Between Research and Practice
Monday, May 21, 2007 An article written by staff from the National Implementation Research Network was published in the Winter/Spring issue of the APSAC Advisor, a newsletter of the American Professional Society on the Abuse of Children.
The Road to Successful Adulthood: FMHI Lays a Pathway for Youth and Young Adults with Serious Mental Illness
Thursday, May 17, 2007 Dr. Hewitt (Rusty) Clark shares expertise on improving transition practices, systems and outcomes.
From Challenges to Solutions: New Program-wide Community Childcare Project Shows Improvement in Young Children with Challenging Behaviors
Monday, May 14, 2007 Since the introduction of Positive Behavior Support (PBS) for young children, teachers and staff from three early childhood programs in Hillsborough County spend less time responding to children with challenging behaviors.
Summer Field School in Sustainable Community Research:
Friday, April 20, 2007 CFS one of three USF departments to participate in interdisciplinary graduate program
CARD-USF Presents 2007 Autism Community Leadership Award
Thursday, April 19, 2007 to recognize the efforts of family members who contribute to the autism community through educating others and assisting with building a more welcoming community.
New Issue Briefs Feature Lessons Learned from Established Systems of Care
Tuesday, April 10, 2007 Just released, the new series, "System Implementation Issue Briefs," produced by the Research and Training Center (RTC) for Children's Mental Health, seeks to describe how stakeholders facilitate local system of care development, as well as what factors,conditions,and strategies contribute to the development of systems of care for children with SED and their families.
New Monographs Provide Better Understanding Of Cultural Competence
Friday, March 9, 2007 Monographs will help service organizations evaluate if they are providing culturally competent services that truly benefit minority children and youth with serious mental health issues and their families.
USF Awarded $3.7 million for New Web Portal to Share Best Practices in Child Welfare
Tuesday, February 6, 2007 The Florida Department of Children and Families (DCF) has awarded a three-year, $3.7 million grant to to develop Florida's Center for the Advancement of Child Welfare Practice, an innovative statewide informational Web portal.
CFS's Mario Hernandez and Sharon Hodges Contribute to Special Issue of the American Journal of Community Psychology
Friday, January 26, 2007 The Journal, published by the Division of Community Psychology of the American Psychological Association, offers research on community psychological interventions at the social, neighborhood, organizational, group, and individual levels.
Believe in One, Believe in All
Tuesday, January 9, 2007 This Multimedia presentation illustrates the experiences of a student with autism included in a third grade classroom, along with the reactions, feelings, and beliefs of his support team members and peers.
FMHI to Serve as Evaluator for New Grant to Florida
Tuesday, January 9, 2007 In December 2006, Florida was among 10 states that received funding from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to design innovative new programs for children institutionalized with mental illness. FMHI has been selected to conduct the evaluation of the program.
CFS Staff Provide Training at Selected Early Childhood Programs in Hillsborough County
Sunday, January 7, 2007 Three early childhood program leaders wanting more effective ways to support their children with challenging behavior have been selected to participate in the USF Early Childhood Program-Wide PBS Project.
External Reviews Give High Marks to Collaborative Relationship Between USF's FMHI and COPH
Friday, December 8, 2006 For many years, CFS's Bruce Levin has worked with the College of Public Health (COPH) to develop degree programs with a concentration in behavioral health services.

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