News and Events


CFS Faculty In the News

Recent faculty in the news include: Dr. Norin Dollard on 2016 KIDS COUNT Data Book, Dr. Donna Cohen on suicide pacts and Dr. Karen Berkman on safety bracelets for individuals with autism.

RMHC Students Receive Scholarship Award

Congratulations to Rehabilitation & Mental Health Counseling master’s students Claudia Cordero and Suresh Lama Tamang for being awarded the John A. Orphanidys Scholarship Award, sponsored by the Florida Chapter of the International Association of Rehabilitation Professionals (IARP).

National Suicide Prevention Week: Sept 5 - 11

Many suicides can be prevented and each of us can help by reaching out and responding when concerned. By knowing the warning signs, we can be better prepared to intervene when we see a friend, coworker, neighbor, or relative in distress. Read letter from CFS's Stephen Roggenbaum, Gubernatorial appointee to Florida’s Suicide Prevention Coordinating Council.

CARD-USF Receives Funding for Pilot Program

The Center for Autism & Related Disabilities at USF is one of three CARD centers in the state to receive a $100,000 grant from the Florida Legislature to implement a pilot program that will help address the serious issue of individuals on the autism spectrum who may be at risk of wandering out into the community unsupervised.

Joint Accreditation Review Process for RMHC

The USF Clinical Mental Health Counseling and Clinical Rehabilitation Counseling (M.A. degree) program now joins a handful of other higher education programs across the United States in successfully completing the joint review process offered as part of the 2013 affiliation agreement between the Council on Rehabilitation Education (CORE) and the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP).

New Online M.A. In ABA

Earn the Degree You Need to Enhance Your Career with USF’s Online M.A. in Applied Behavior Analysis. Apply Now! The Application Deadline is Nov. 15, 2016.

Founder of Crisis Text Line to Speak

Nancy Lublin, Founder of Crisis Text Line to Speak at the 30th Annual Research & Policy Conference on Child, Adolescent, and Young Adult Behavioral Health, which will be held March 5 - 8, 2017.

MSCABH Spring Application Deadline

The fully online Master of Science Degree in Child & Adolescent Behavioral Health (MSCABH) program at the University of South Florida prepares professionals to serve in public and non-profit agencies and schools that work with diverse children and adolescents experiencing behavioral health challenges and their families. 2017 Spring Semester Deadline has been extended to November 30, 2016.