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CFS Faculty Present at National System of Care Community Meeting in Portland
Tuesday, December 30, 2003 The Department of Child and Family Studies (CFS) research faculty were among the presenters at the annual winter System of Care Community meeting Jan. 7-10 in Portland, OR.
New Book Co-Edited by CFS's Glen Dunlap Documents History, Foundation, and Critical Features of PBS
Monday, December 15, 2003 Positive Behavior Support: Critical Articles on Improving Practice for Individuals with Severe Disabilities is essential for anyone concerned with fundamental issues related to positive behavior support (PBS).
The National Technical Assistance Center for Youth Transition (NTAC-YT) Accomplishes Much During First Year
Thursday, December 4, 2003 As part of its mission to share information across sites, the NTAC-YT recently launched a website and monthly E-newsletter.
Youth from Blake High School Receive Grant To Carry Out Community Action Project
Monday, December 1, 2003 Youth participating in the GEAR-UP program at Blake High School are helping their community by cleaning apartments for elderly and disabled residents.
Doctoral Work Brings Credentials to Teresa Nesman and Understanding to Latino Communities
Thursday, November 20, 2003 Having recently received her PhD in Applied Anthropology with a concentration in Educational Anthropology, CFS's Teresa Nesman can now focus on her primary interest of helping to improve the supports and services for Latino children and families in the Tampa Bay area.
CFS Webmaster Takes First Place in International Photo Competition
Wednesday, November 19, 2003 Congratulations to CFS's Jonathan Wilson, who was selected as a first place winner in the 2003 International Photo Competition.
CARD Uses Web-Based Training To Support Growing Number of Requests
Thursday, November 6, 2003 CARD has recently launched four web-based instructional modules that provide training on four steps in the Positive Behavior Support (PBS) process.
Mentoring Training Manual Supports New Approach For Staff Development
Saturday, October 25, 2003 CFS staff work with DCF District 13 to develop training manual for new mentor program.
World Federation for Mental Health Selects Children and Adolescents as 2003 Focus
Friday, October 10, 2003 This is the second year in a row in which the mental health needs of children and adolescents was selected as the theme for World Mental Health Day, recognized on October 10, 2003.
New CFS Project Links Schools and Communities for Latino Children and Families
Friday, September 26, 2003 The US Department of Education has granted funding for CFS to develop and test a model that provides greater access to culturally competent services for Latino children of southeast Hillsborough County.
Promising Approaches Series Provides Resources for States and Communities as They Refine Managed-Care Systems to Better Serve Children and Families
Thursday, September 11, 2003 Drawing on the Health Care Reform Tracking Project (HCRTP) findings to date, a series of papers highlights relevant issues and approaches that have surfaced through the HCRTP's all-state surveys and in-depth impact analyses in a smaller sample of 18 states.
Positive Responses Result in Second Positive Beginnings Training Series for Educators of Young Children with Challenging Behavior
Wednesday, September 10, 2003 Designed to improve services and results for children with challenging behavior, the Positive Beginnings Series is part of the Meeting the Challenge: Building Capacity of Early Care and Education Provider project, funded by the U.S. Department of Education.
CFS Staff Contribute to Article on Evaluation Efforts of the Safe Schools/Healthy Students Initiative (SS/HSI) in Pinellas County, FL.
Monday, August 25, 2003 Published in the journal, Psychology in the Schools, this article describes Pinellas County's plan to address issues such as school suspensions, dropouts, delinquency cases and reports of child abuse and neglect, and highlights the instrumental role played by evaluators and psychologists.
Teen Suicide Prevention: CFS Helps Prepare Florida's Schools
Sunday, August 10, 2003 As part of Florida's goal to decrease the incidence of teen suicide by one third, a panel of experts recently met in Tampa to help provide guidelines for the development of a school-based suicide prevention tool kit.
Monograph Now Available: Crafting Logic Models for Systems of Care: Ideas Into Action
Tuesday, July 22, 2003 A monograph designed to provide a guide for communities engaged in developing systems of care has just been completed by CFS's Mario Hernandez and Sharon Hodges.

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