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HIPPY's Early Childhood Education Pilot Program a Success in Nigeria, West Africa!
Tuesday, July 28, 2015 During June 2015, the Florida HIPPY state office participated in a three-week pilot project in Nigeria, West Africa with students from the University of Tampa who adapted the HIPPY Age Three Curriculum into an innovative model using current technology, cell phones and text messaging.
Research Assistant Professor Norín Dollard Profiled on WUSF
Thursday, July 23, 2015 As Co-director of Florida KIDS COUNT, she commented on the newly released national KIDS COUNT Data Book, which revealed that while Florida ranked 37th in overall child well-being, the state showed improvement in measures of health over a five-year period from 2008 to 2013.
Florida’s Families Continue to Struggle Economically, as Evidenced by The National Ranking of 45 in Economic Well-Being
Tuesday, July 21, 2015
The Annie E. Casey Foundation’s 2015 KIDS COUNT® Data Book just released shows that while Florida is experiencing positive growth in economic trends, the number of children living in poverty continues to rise. The total number of children living in these families is 969,000 or nearly one in every four. The report also goes on to show that a third of Florida’s children are living with parents who lack secure employment.
The Center for Child Welfare Expands its Quality Parenting Training to Fourth State
Monday, July 13, 2015 The Center for Child Welfare in the Department of Child and Family Studies became a partner with the Quality Parenting Initiative (QPI) in Florida in 2010, and its Just In Time foster parent training program was funded through the Center’s contract with the Florida Department of Children & Families (DCF). Since that time, the QPI has expanded outside the state of Florida to California and Nevada, and has recently contracted with Ohio as a fourth state seeking additional support for foster parents.
Tampa Interbay Rotary Presents $25,000 to CARD-USF and the Applied Behavior Analysis Program at USF
Wednesday, June 24, 2015 Both CFS programs are recipients of the 6th Annual Cycling Out Autism fundraising event held March 28, 2015.
Professor Raymond Miltenberger Featured on Dateline NBC Regarding Gun Safety
Monday, June 22, 2015 Dr. Raymond Miltenberger, professor in the Department of Child and Family Studies at the USF College of Behavioral & Community Sciences, and the Director of the Applied Behavior Analysis programs at USF, was featured on the NBC Dateline segment June 21 featuring kids and gun safety.
Dr. William Kearns, Helping Veterans to “Age-in-place” at the Friesen International Conference
Tuesday, June 16, 2015

At the 2015 John K Friesen International Conference "Harnessing Technology for Aging-in Place," Professor William Kearns, faculty in the Department of Child & Family Studies' Rehabilitation & Mental Health Counseling Program, presented opening remarks and a paper on his current work, “Extending Smart Home Technology for Persons with Cognitive Impairment.”

CFS Students in the Applied Behavior Analysis Program Greatly Exceed Pass Rate Average for BCaBA/BCBA Examinations
Wednesday, June 3, 2015 The majority of CFS students in both the master’s and undergraduate minor programs in Applied Behavior Analysis who took BCBA and BCaBA examinations in 2014 passed on their first try.
USF ABA Program Presents at the ABAI Convention
Tuesday, June 2, 2015 Faculty and students of the Applied Behavior Analysis program at USF  presented at the annual Association for Behavior Analysis International conference in San Antonio, Texas held May 22-26.
FCIC Student Trainee Program Benefits Those Interested in Developmental Disabilities, Early Childhood Education and Special Education
Monday, May 18, 2015 Samantha Spillman, a recent trainee and Fall 2014 graduate of the ABA master’s program and the PBS Graduate Certificate, benefitted from the program in numerous ways.
RMHC Welcomes Sarah Balmer as New Academic Services Administrator
Wednesday, May 13, 2015 Sarah will oversee the general administration of the master’s and graduate certificate programs in RMHC, which recently merged with the Department of Child & Family Studies.
Tampa Tribune Chooses Message from CFS Department Chair Dr. Mario Hernandez as Letter of the Day
Wednesday, May 13, 2015 The May 13, 2015 letter promotes the importance of prevention and addressing mental health issues before they reach "stage four."
Dr. Ray Miltenberger Listed among Noteworthy Research Contributors to the Field of Applied Behavior Analysis
Tuesday, May 12, 2015 USF and USF Professor Ray Miltenberger were highlighted in a recent report published in the Behavior Analysis in Practice (BAP) journal, which evaluated research productivity of several graduate programs that provide Behavior Analyst Certification Board (BACB)-approved course sequences in behavior analysis.
Rehabilitation & Mental Health Counseling (RMHC) Program Gains New Director
Tuesday, May 5, 2015 Dr. Chih-Chin Chou comes to the University of South Florida from the University of Arizona where she is a tenured Associate Professor and Rehabilitation Counseling Program Coordinator in the Department of Disability and Psycho-educational Studies.
Rehabilitation & Mental Health Counseling Merges with Department of Child & Family Studies
Tuesday, May 5, 2015 With the ultimate goal of making a strong and vibrant team that will serve the needs of our students, faculty, staff, community and professions, the Department of Rehabilitation and Mental Health Counseling (RMHC) has become a program in the Department of Child and Family Studies (CFS).

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