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Children’s Home Society of Florida (CHS)/USF Department of Child and Family Studies (CFS) Collaboration


Sharon Hodges, PhD

Principal Investigators:

  • Sharon Hodges, PhD

This collaboration develops a partnership of engaged scholarship in areas of shared interest, utilizing key faculty across CFS who take a liaison role in facilitating collaboration between CFS and CHS, exploring potential research opportunities and facilitating teams of individuals interested in working together (on a number of topics such as birth to 5, child abuse, foster care placement stability, trauma-informed care, and organizational infrastructure).


Develop a collaboration between CHS and CFS that will result in multiple shared opportunities for externally funded research, evaluation, training, and technical assistance.

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