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2020 News

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  • CARD Conference Is Going Virtual for 2021

The Florida statewide Center for Autism & Related Disabilities (CARD) directors have unanimously decided for the health and safety of attendees foremost in mind, the 28th Annual CARD Conference will be a fully virtual experience. The dates will remain the same: January 15-17, 2021. 

The Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) Program has received a highly competitive five-year $1,195,721 grant from the Department of Education, Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services. Project iSED: Advancing Interdisciplinary Services for Students with Severe Emotional and Behavioral Disorders will prepare 33 scholars to serve as either Board Certified Behavior Analysts or School Social Workers who can collaboratively design and deliver evidence-based instruction and intensive individualized interventions and supports (PBIS) in natural environments, classroom, and schools for school-aged children with severe emotional and behavioral disorders.

Congratulations to CFS’s Anna Abella, Monica Landers and Ruby Joseph who were selected as grant recipients as part of a USF effort to address racial issues and attitudes on a local, national and global scale.

CFS faculty and staff regularly share expertise in areas of their research interests.

Mr. Erazo, a Graduate Research Associate within CFS's Rightpath Research and Innovation Center, has advanced to a Doctoral Candidacy in the college’s interdisciplinary program in Behavioral and Community Sciences.

She has given them away to friends, colleagues, community members, and family in Puerto Rico.

  • Three CBCS Faculty Among Team Awarded a USF Women's Health Collaborative Grant


    Congratulations to CBCS faculty Manisha Joshi, Guitele Rahill and Linda M. Callejas who are among six USF faculty awarded a Women’s Health Collaborative (WHC) Grant from USF Health.

  • A Minute for Minute Health

    Faculty within the USF College of Behavioral & Community Sciences have a broad range of expertise in many areas of behavioral science, focusing on individuals, families, communities, and schools, and examining the problems and challenges people encounter, as well as their need for clinical and supportive services. During these times of social isolation and increased stress brought on due to Covid 19, faculty have created A Minute for Metal Health videos related to their expertise.

  • New Master’s in Marriage and Family Therapy (MFT) Program Established at USF for Fall 2020


    The MFT program will train and educate students to meet the growing demand for marriage and family therapists in the state of Florida. The program is an expansion of the successful MFT Graduate Certificate which enables professionals in mental health, rehabilitation counseling, counselor education, social work, psychology, and other human service fields to enhance their knowledge and skills in marriage and family therapy.

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