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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.
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.

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