Projects & Research
- Project TSBA: Preparing Tiered System Behavior Analysts
- The purpose of Project TSBA is to prepare highly qualified behavior analysts to provide related services to children with disabilities and behavioral challenges.
- Quality of Life, Comorbidities, and Health Service Utilization for Youth with Tic Disorders
- This project will generate information about continuities and discontinuities of clinical presentation, perception of self, access to care, and treatment strategies for youth with Tic disorders spanning four developmental phases (early and middle childhood, and early and late adolescence) that will allow us to identify characteristics of each phase for those most at risk for persistent unmet treatment needs and for poor outcomes.
- RAICES: Resources, Advocacy, Integration, Collaboration, Empowerment, and Services
- The RAICES project was funded to develop a training curriculum that integrates the promotora outreach model with the local school-based case management program, known as the Family and School Support Team (FASST) to support families. This project is complete but being disseminated.
- Research and Training Center for Children’s Mental Health
- Funding for the Research and Training Center for Children’s Mental Health ended September, 2009. For 25 years, the Center supported the development of systems of care that provide access to effective care for children with mental health challenges and their families through an integrated set of research, training, consultation, and dissemination activities.
- Statewide Suicide Prevention Implementation Plan Project
- This study was conducted in cooperation with the Office of Suicide Prevention and the Suicide Prevention Coordinating Council to develop an implementation process and plan to enhance the capacity of the State and of local communities to convert the suicide prevention strategy into concrete actions. This project is completed but materials are still being distributed.
- Supported Competitive Integrated Employment Team Training (SCIETT)
- The SCIETT project facilitates systems to support an array of options for supported employment outcomes within integrated work environments, provides training and technical assistance for local capacity building and facilitates the implementation of research-based best practices for supported competitive integrated employment options for persons with developmental disabilities.
- System of Care Development
- This project provided technical assistance for three tasks in the Technical Assistance Partnership (TAP) III Option Year 1 contract.
- System of Care Practice Review
- SOCPR provides a tool for assessing whether system of care principles are operationalized at the level of practice. It also provides a measure of how well the overall service delivery system is meeting the needs of children with serious emotional disturbances (SED) and their families.
- System of Care Practice Review (SOCPR) Component/Success for Kids & Families, Inc. (S4KF)
- Success for Kids & Families, Inc. (S4KF) has a 3-year contract with the Florida Department of Children and Families to demonstrate the state pilot program for consumer-directed care. As part of this contract, Success for Kids & Families, Inc. is providing coordinated access for children’s mental health services, and providing assessment, triage, and family support planning. This study is designed to provide quality improvement feedback to Success for Kids & Families, Inc. regarding the experiences of children and families served through DCF SAMHPO funds.
- System of Care Practice Review Training (SOCPR)
- The SOCPR will support the mandate of Coordinated Access to bring mental health and developmental agencies together in the provision of case resolution and referral services through a focus on community-based, individualized and culturally competent care for children and families. This training will occur over the course of one year and will be conducted in five phases.
The article discusses findings related to the use of the Prevent-Teach-Reinforce Model with Families of Young Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders.
The Florida HIPPY Training and Technical Assistance Center has received approximately $1.2 million in funding from the Children’s Board of Hillsborough County to expand a national home visitation, evidence-based program that focuses on parent involvement and school readiness.
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