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GEAR UP at Blake High School Graduates First Group of Seniors
Thursday, May 12, 2005 To date, 60 students have already been accepted into two-year or four-year colleges.
Tools for Positive Behavior Change Program to Begin in Polk
Monday, May 2, 2005 The Center for Autism and Related Disabilities (CARD) will be offering a course based on the work of Dr. Glenn Latham, author of the highly acclaimed book The Power of Positive Parenting.
Outcomes for Children and Youth with Emotional and Behavioral Disorders and Their Families
Wednesday, February 2, 2005 CFS Professors Krista Kutash and Albert Duchnowski have co-edited the second edition of a book used widely among researchers, policy makers, families, advocates, and practitioners concerned with children who have emotional disturbances.
New City and Rural KIDS COUNT Data Book and Pocket Guides
Wednesday, January 19, 2005 Designed to give advocates and policymakers a better understanding of conditions faced by families living in large cities and rural areas in their states, information is based on data from the 2000 Census and can be obtained from the Annie E. Casey Foundation website.
Florida's Positive Behavior Support Project Trains 100 Faculty From 18 School Districts
Wednesday, January 19, 2005 PBS will host a training seminar for over 100 faculty from previously trained schools to network, plan and problem-solve for the upcoming school year. Participation from 18 school districts across the state of Florida is expected.
CFS Participates in First National Study on Early Childhood Mental Health
Tuesday, January 18, 2005 Tampa Bay children between the ages of one-and-a-half and four years old are participating in the first national study of its kind to help answer important questions about challenging behaviors and mental health concerns in early childhood.
New Training Modules Support Educators of Young Children with Challenging Behavior
Friday, December 31, 2004 Thanks to a joint project of Florida State University and the University of South Florida, early childhood education and special education professionals can find help through a new set of training modules that demonstrate effective ways to help young children with challenging behavior and their families.
Research and Training Center to Reach 25-Year Mark
Saturday, November 20, 2004 An award of 4.125 million dollars to USF's Research and Training Center for Children's Mental Health will support continued research on service systems for children and youth with serious emotional disturbances and their families.
New Funding Will Evaluate Intervention Model for Severe Behavior Problems in School
Friday, November 19, 2004 The Department of Child and Family Studies has received a four-year, $4,300,000 grant to evaluate a school-based intervention model used for students having severe behavior problems.
Parent Support Program Will Enhance Education for Children Who Have Emotional Disturbances
Thursday, November 18, 2004 The Office of Special Education Programs at the US Department of Education has awarded $750,000 to CFS to address one of the major challenges facing public schools today.
Behavioral Health Initiatives
Wednesday, November 17, 2004 New Funding To Help Fill In The Gap Between What Is Known to Work and What Is Being Practiced in the Field.
CFS Announces $10 Million in New Grants to Improve the Lives of Children and Families
Wednesday, November 17, 2004 The money will support projects to better serve children with mental health needs in areas from the classroom to the community.
Thomas G. Haring Award for Research
Tuesday, November 2, 2004 CFS staff to be recognized at the 2004 Association for Persons with Severe Handicaps (TASH) Conference in Reno, Nevada November 17 - 20.
GEAR UP Partners with Starbucks Foundation to Improve Literacy at Memorial Middle School
Tuesday, October 5, 2004 A partnership between the GEAR UP program and The Starbucks Foundation is putting the spotlight on some teens during poetry readings at local Starbucks coffee shops.
Faith-Based Initiative Brings Churches Together to Strengthen Family Supports
Sunday, July 18, 2004 All local pastors were invited to assist in the development of a resource guide for community members to use in their search for children's services and supports.

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