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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.
CFS Interim Chair Mario Hernandez Provides Keynote at Latino Coalition of Tampa Bay Conference
Monday, November 20, 2006 Human service providers met to discuss strategies to increase community resources for the growing Latino population.
A Look at Private Residential Treatment Facilities for Youth
Friday, November 3, 2006 Drs. Robert Friedman and Allison Pinto from CFS contributed to an article published in a special issue of the American Journal of Orthospychiatry focused on residential treatment for children and adolescents.
Glazer Foundation Rewards GEAR-UP Students with Tickets to Bucs Game
Wednesday, October 18, 2006 The privilege is based on youth achieving their goals from various incentive programs implemented by community agencies.
CFS Staff Join National Leaders To Address Suicide Issues in Systems of Care
Thursday, September 28, 2006 Invited attendees discussed policies, protocols and specific strategies.

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