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Tools for Positive Behavior Change Program to Begin in Hardee
Monday, August 22, 2005 A 30 hour course based on the work of Dr. Glenn Latham, author of the highly acclaimed book The Power of Positive Parenting will begin September 6th.
Florida KIDS COUNT Responds to National Calls to Action For Unemployed Parents
Monday, August 1, 2005 This year's Data Book reveals a critical need for state and local leaders to build support for vulnerable parents in a more systematic, comprehensive, and integrated way.
Tampa Boasts First Spanish Language Chapter of Federation of Families for Children's Mental Health
Thursday, July 21, 2005 A national family-run organization dedicated exclusively to helping children with mental health needs and their families achieve a better quality of life has established its first ever Spanish Chapter in the Tampa Bay area.
New Resource Directory Serves African American Community
Monday, July 18, 2005 CFS Professor Richard Briscoe helps develop valuable guide for the Tampa Bay area.
Experts In Mental Health Screening Identify Real World Benefits
Monday, July 11, 2005 Screening to detect depression, the risk of suicide, and other mental disorders is an effective way to identify youth problems and is important for several reasons.
New Study Shares Proven Approaches For Investing in the Nation's Children
Wednesday, June 22, 2005 Increasing health costs and rising enrollment have created a major strain on funds that support children in publicly-financed managed care programs.
Personnel Training Modules Support Youth Transition to Adulthood
Tuesday, June 21, 2005 Researchers from the University of South Florida are piloting personnel training modules that will enable professionals and caretakers to assist youth with EBD in making the connection between their behavior and what happens to them.
CFS's Norin Dollard and the Hillsborough Community Evaluation Team are Highlighted in the April Technical Assistance Partnership Newsletter.
Monday, May 16, 2005 The Hillsborough team is a group of community members trained to evaluate systems and services, working to ensure that the family perspective is part of evaluation and quality improvement for organizations that serve children and families.
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.

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