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$750k included in state budget for human trafficking data repository

The Trafficking in Persons Risk to Resilience Research Lab also recently received nearly $3 million in federal funds to combat human trafficking.

June 13, 2024College News, Criminology

Amalix Flores

ABA doctoral candidate featured on Behavioral Observations podcast

Amalix Flores, MS, BCBA, discussed the history of behavior analysis in Venezuela, paying tribute to the legacy of Venezuelans in the science of behavior analysis.

June 10, 2024Child and Family Studies, College News

Collection of headshots of past SRI@FMHI participants

Where are they now? Catching up with graduates of SRI@FMHI

For nearly two decades, promising undergrads from universities across the country have participated in the Summer Research Institute at FMHI (SRI@FMHI).

June 5, 2024College News, Louis de la Parte Florida Mental Health Institute

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School of Social Work completes first phase of innovative virtual simulation pilot project

The simulations provide students with opportunities to apply theoretical knowledge and master essential competencies necessary for practice.

June 3, 2024College News, School of Social Work

Amanda Connella and Sandra Stone

TIP Lab project featured on the "One in Ten" podcast

The episode, titled "Boys: The Invisible Victims of Child Sex Trafficking," addresses what places boys at risk for sex trafficking and how to help them.

May 30, 2024College News, Criminology

Students and mentors gather for SRI@FMHI orientation.

FMHI welcomes students to 2024 Summer Research Institute

The program will help participants build research skills within the context of substance use and co-occurring disorders.

May 28, 2024College News, Louis de la Parte Florida Mental Health Institute

CFS team members Janet Reyes, Telisha McKenzie (award recipient), and David Longa

CFS administrative specialist receives Staff Senate Quiet Quality Award

The award was presented to Telisha McKenzie, administrative specialist in the Department of Child and Family Studies (CFS).

May 23, 2024Child and Family Studies, College News

Jungmee Lee

Audiology program director and assistant professor of instruction elected as ASA Fellow

Jungmee Lee, PhD, was elected as a Fellow of the Acoustical Society of America (ASA) for contributions to auditory processing of simple and complex signals.

May 22, 2024College News, Communication Sciences and Disorders

USF sign with palm trees

Marriage and Family Therapy program earns accreditation

The program was established at USF in fall 2020 to meet a growing demand for marriage and family therapists in the state of Florida.

May 22, 2024Child and Family Studies, College News

Online MSW student spotlight with headshot of Shawn Fox

Online MSW student finds new calling after decades in law enforcement

Following retirement, Shawn Fox decided to take his career in a new direction with a focus on counseling and integrative health care.

May 22, 2024College News, School of Social Work

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

About College of Behavioral & Community Sciences News

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.