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.
- Final Report: Evaluation of Specialized Treatment Programs for Dually Served Youth (2019)
- In February 2018, DCF contracted with the University of South Florida to conduct an independent evaluation of specialized treatment programs.
- Florida KIDS COUNT Publications (2014)
- Florida KIDS COUNT (FKC) is part of a nationwide KIDS COUNT Network, a project of the Annie E. Casey Foundation. The KIDS COUNT Network is a national and state-by-state effort to track the status of children in the U.S. by providing policymakers and citizens with benchmarks of child well-being. FKC produces a variety of publications to inform Floridians and their policy makers about the quality of life for Florida's children, and to build leadership and accountability for action on behalf of our children.
- Arrests among Youth after Out-Of-Home Mental Health Treatment: Comparisons Across Community and Residential Treatment Settings. (2013)
- Florida Medicaid claims data were used to identify children and adolescents in out-of-home mental health care from 2003-2007. These were then matched with Florida Department of Juvenile Justice and Law Enforcement records.
- 2009 Florida's Children at a Glance (2009)
- The 2009 edition of Florida's Children at a Glance has been produced by Florida KIDS COUNT to be used as a quick reference to current, comprehensive data.
- Florida's Children at a Glance, 2008 (2008)
- The 2008 edition of Florida's Children at a Glance has been produced by the Center for the Study of Children's Futures to be used as a quick reference to current, comprehensive data. State and County information compiled from 2006/07 data is included and provides specifics on population by age, health and well-being, birth indicators, juvenile justice, and education.
- 21st Annual Research Conference Proceedings (2008)
- Features presentation summaries from symposia, paper presentations and poster presentations, organized around the central themes and full agenda of the annual research conference.
- Applying a Theory of Change Approach to Interagency Planning in Child Mental Health (2006)
- This paper describes the use of a theory of change approach to community-based cross-agency service planning in Contra Costa County, California for a population of youth who had been arrested and involved with juvenile probation.
- Characteristics related to family involvement in youth residential mental health treatment ()
- This study examined family involvement among youth in residential mental health treatment facilities in Florida. Data were obtained from the provider reports from January 2005 through December 2007. Treatment episodes were divided into 30-day periods with family involvement measured by the number of contacts by all family members, the mother, and the father.
- Arbitration intervention worker services: Case management overlay in a juvenile diversion program ()