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Kathleen Moore, director of FMHI, speaks to the crowd.

FMHI celebrates its 50th anniversary

The Florida Mental Health Institute (FMHI) commemorated 50 years of excellence in mental health research and education in a celebration hosted at the USF Alumni Center.

May 20, 2024College News, Louis de la Parte Florida Mental Health Institute

Shelly Wagers address crowd at BRIGHT launch

BRIGHT Network launches platform that connects human trafficking victims to critical resources

The tool was developed in close collaboration with anti-trafficking professionals and survivors.

May 17, 2024College News, Criminology

Kimberly Read presents at the SRA conference

CFS research administrators contribute to SRA International meeting

The Society of Research Administrators (SRA) International provides education and professional development to professionals from over 40 countries.

May 16, 2024Child and Family Studies, College News

Group photo at the USF NSSLHA job fair

USF NSSLHA chapters earn high honors from national organization

Chapter Honors recognizes affiliated NSSLHA chapters that advance national NSSLHA’s mission to inspire, empower, and support students in communication sciences and disorders programs.

May 15, 2024College News, Communication Sciences and Disorders

Nathan Maxfield presenting

CSD associate professor gives presentation on early childhood stuttering

Nathan Maxfield, PhD, CCC-SLP, updated speech-language pathologists about emerging trends in the evaluation and treatment of early childhood stuttering.

May 15, 2024College News, Communication Sciences and Disorders

Leadership sign the beam at topping off celebration.

USF and Tampa General Hospital launch behavioral health teaching hospital

The teaching hospital, along with the newly created Florida Center for Behavioral Health Workforce, will strengthen the state's behavioral healthcare system.

May 14, 2024College News, Louis de la Parte Florida Mental Health Institute, Mental Health Law and Policy

A large group of students in caps and gowns pose for the camera

USF grad overcomes challenges to pursue a behavior analyst career

Jeffrey Centeno-Jerviss, BCaBA, wants his fellow USF students, especially those who are struggling, to know that they can do anything they set their mind to. If anyone is a great example of that, it is Centeno-Jerviss, himself.

May 14, 2024

Justin Tash in military uniform alongside a woman with text that reads Online MSW Student Spotlight

Justin Tash's journey to a career in social work

In the Air Force, most of his days consisted of flying planes, but Justin Tash discovered a knack for supporting colleagues through challenging times. He's dedicated his civilian career to helping people in need.

May 13, 2024College News, School of Social Work

The keynote address was provided by Dr. Tunette Powell.

National Training Institute on Effective Practices draws over 1,000 attendees

The annual conference has doubled in size over the last decade and sold out in a record four days this year.

May 13, 2024Child and Family Studies, College News

Mary Jean Etten is honored by Empath Health-Stratum representatives.

Aging studies retired faculty member honored for 47 years of service

Mary Jean Etten, EdD, was recently honored for her 47 years of service on the board of Empath Health.

May 13, 2024College News, School of Aging Studies

SMART Lab members

SMART Lab wraps up year of conducting pioneering substance misuse research

The Substance Misuse and Research Traineeship (SMART) program is an initiative led by Assistant Professor Micah Johnson.

May 13, 2024College News, Mental Health Law and Policy

Presenters stand in front of their embracing inclusivity power point presentation.

Online MSW students share findings related to LGBTQ+ youth in the foster care system

The students presented their research about the importance of inclusive environments at the Safe Children Coalition Conferencre.

May 10, 2024College News, School of Social Work

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The Mission of the College of Behavioral and Community Sciences (CBCS) is to advance knowledge through interdisciplinary teaching, research, and service that improves the capacity of individuals, families, and diverse communities to promote productive, satisfying, healthy, and safe lives across the lifespan. CBCS envisions the college as a globally recognized leader that creates innovative solutions to complex conditions that affect the behavior and well-being of individuals, families, and diverse communities.