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Publications

Publications in our database are reports and resource materials produced within the Department of Child and Family Studies, as well as recent journal articles authored by CFS faculty. To view a more thorough listing of recent books, book chapters and articles written or edited by CFS faculty, view our Impact Reports or individual faculty vitas. You may also view the publications by topic on the right of this page.

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2018 Florida Counties Child Well-Being Index (2018)
The 2018 Index emulates the annual ranking of states published by the Annie E. Casey Foundation that compares child well-being on 16 indicators in the areas of Economic Well-Being, Education, Health as well as Family and Community.
Welcome to ISG’s 11th World Conference of Gerontechnology (2018)
This issue of Gerontechnology provides abstract of the scientific program of the 11th World Conference, held in St. Petersburg, FL in May of 2018. It serve as a permanent record of the individuals and groups who presented at the conference, their ideas, and the state-of-the-art of the field of gerontechnology in 2018.
Introduction to Public Health in Pharmacy, 2nd Edition, 2018 (2018)
Co-Edited by CFS's Associate Professor Bruce Lubotsky Levin, DrPH, MPH. Written in accordance with the latest guidelines from the Center for the Advancement of Pharmacy Education, this textbook offers an accessible introduction for pharmacy students and a comprehensive refresher for pharmacists already in practice.
Targeting Caregivers to Improve Health Behaviors in Pediatric Cancer Survivors with Obesity (2018)
Obesity rates in pediatric cancer survivors (PCS) are alarmingly high. Although healthy lifestyle changes may prevent future health complications, promoting healthy behaviors in PCS is challenging, and few interventions have successfully addressed this issue.
Florida District Legislative Profiles: Senate (2018)
These district profiles let leaders know what we can do better for all of Florida’s kids to:ensure access to quality healthcare, early childhood education and housing;support prevention programs beginning with prenatal mothers and extending through teen years in preventing contacts with and promoting diversion from juvenile justice; and support families to get better job skills and education.
Florida District Legislative Profiles: House of Representatives (2018)
These district profiles let leaders know what we can do better for all of Florida’s kids to:ensure access to quality healthcare, early childhood education and housing;support prevention programs beginning with prenatal mothers and extending through teen years in preventing contacts with and promoting diversion from juvenile justice; and support families to get better job skills and education.
Adolescent and Young Adult Patients with Cancer: Perceptions of Care (2017)
Adolescent and young adults with cancer (AYACs) face unique medical, psychosocial, and supportive care needs. The purpose of this study was to identify AYACs perceptions and expectations of cancer care services on and off treatment.
Employment Stability in Veterans and Service Members with Traumatic Brain Injury:A VA Traumatic Brain Injury Model Systems Study (2017)
This article examines incidence and predictors of employment stability in Veterans and Military Service Members (V/SM) with traumatic brain injury (TBI) who return to work.
Supervision Needs Following Veteran and Service Member Moderate to Severe Traumatic Brain Injury: A VA TBI Model Systems Study (2017)
This article characterizes supervision levels across residential settings at 1 year post-TBI and explore predictors of supervision in a Veteran and Service-member population.
Weight trajectories of Israeli pediatric cancer survivors (2017)
Cross-national replication of the high rates of overweight/obesity among U.S. pediatric cancer survivors (PCS) is limited. Predictors of weight trajectories of Israeli PCS were examined from diagnosis and end of active cancer treatment to 3 years posttreatment.

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Publication Highlights

Dr. Heather Peshak George Serves as Contribution Editor of Special Issue on PBIS for the Journal of Behavioral Disorders

In addition, CFS faculty Karen Cox, MA, Lauren Evanovich, PhD, Heather Peshak George, PhD,  Devon Minch, PhD and Therese Sandomierski, PhD have published articles in the Special Issue.

Dr. Tina Dillahunt-Aspillaga Serves as Co-editor on a Special Supplement of the Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

The issue, to be released in February 2018, consists of articles that represent current thinking about community reintegration (CR) and lays the groundwork for testing interventions to improve CR outcomes for veterans and service members.

Fourth Year ABA Doctoral Students have Long List of Research Accomplishments!

How productive are our PhD students? Just take a look at our fourth year ABA doctoral student research accomplishments!  Great work Bryon Miller, Lindsey Slattery, Leslie Singer, Mallory Quinn, Sindy Sanchez and Diego Valbuena!

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