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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).
Florida KIDS COUNT Announces New Leadership
Friday, May 1, 2015 Drs. Patty Sharrock and Norín Dollard are the new Florida KIDS COUNT Co-Directors beginning May 1, 2015. They replace long-time director Susan Weitzel, who retired from USF this spring.
HIPPY Curriculum Selected To Help Student Entrepreneurs Improve Early Childhood Education For Poor Children In Sub-Saharan Africa
Wednesday, April 29, 2015 The Florida Home Instruction for Parents of Preschool Youngsters (HIPPY) Training and Technical Assistance (T&TA) Center, housed within the Department of Child & Family Studies at USF, has developed a unique collaboration with Team Tembo, a student team that is part of  the entrepreneurial center at the University of Tampa.
National Guidelines for Dementia-Related Health Advocacy for Adults with Intellectual Disability and Dementia: The Importance of Advocacy for Dr. Eliz
Monday, April 13, 2015 As part of the National Task Group on Intellectual Disabilities and Dementia Practices (NTG),Dr. Elizabeth Perkins has had a unique opportunity to help develop the NTG Guidelines for Dementia-Related Health Advocacy for Adults with Intellectual Disability and Dementia.
CFS Professor Dr. Mary Armstrong Provides Testimony before the Florida House of Representatives Sub-Committee on Children, Families and Seniors
Wednesday, April 1, 2015 Her testimony provided an overview of strengths, challenges, and recommendations for Florida’s mental health system of care.
USF Student Body President Jean Cocco Introduces Patrick Kennedy at 2015 Conference in Tampa
Tuesday, March 31, 2015 During Patrick Kennedy's introduction, Jean Cocco shared a few personal moments from his life.
Positive Behavior Support Efforts Make for Busy Days for Dr. Heather George
Tuesday, February 24, 2015 In the past few months, Dr. George’s busy days have included some impressive travels and activities aimed at increasing the capacity of school districts to address students with problem behaviors.
Dr. Karen Berkman and the Center for Autism & Related Disabilities at USF Profiled on the Philanthropy Show
Tuesday, February 24, 2015 The Philanthropy Show (TM) is an online talk show for nonprofit employees, boards, and donors produced in Tampa Bay with a statewide focus and national reach. Their goal is to connect and inspire philanthropy through three intentions; to educate, uplift and empower the nonprofit community.
Anti-bullying Efforts Bring Blindside Star Quinton Aaron to CFS
Wednesday, February 18, 2015 Quinton Aaron, who quickly rose to fame after his first lead role in the 2009 movie The Blind Side, visited CFS this week as part of his efforts to put a stop to bullying.
USF Suicide Prevention Guide Profiled by Reuters International News Agency
Tuesday, January 27, 2015 The article, School-wide prevention program lowers teen suicide risk, references the Youth Suicide Prevention School-Based Guide. Authors of the guide include CFS faculty Katherine Lazear and Stephen Roggenbaum.

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