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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.
Residential Treatment Programs for Youth: CFS Staff Lead Efforts in Policy Reform
Monday, August 27, 2007 A web-based survey developed by Interim Chair Mario Hernandez is now being distributed nationwide to psychologists in order to learn more about current state licensing and monitoring.
The First Six Months: Initial Report Sets Baseline for Florida's IV-E Waiver Program
Friday, August 24, 2007 Since 2001, CFS has conducted the annual evaluation of Florida's privatized child welfare, the community based care program.
Summer Field School Program Opens Community Doors: Graduate Students Gain Expertise in Actual Research Settings
Thursday, August 9, 2007 Faculty and USF graduate students have wrapped up an intensive training program aimed at assessing and ultimately improving the condition of current and future communities.
Florida's Center for the Advancement of Child Welfare Practice Registers Nearly 3900 Users in First Month
Thursday, August 2, 2007 The Center was established provide needed information and support to Florida’s professional child welfare stakeholders.
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.

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