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Jesse DePaolo, MA, BCBA

ABA assistant professor of instruction elected to board of ABAI special interest group

Jesse DePaolo, MA, BCBA was elected to serve on the board of directors for the Behavior Analysis in Health, Sport, and Fitness Special Interest Group of ABAI.

July 1, 2022Child and Family Studies, College News

Daniel Kwak, MS, BCBA

ABA doctoral student joins ABAI DEI board

Daniel Kwak, MS, BCBA was invited to serve on the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) board for the Association for Behavior Analysis International (ABAI).

June 30, 2022Child and Family Studies, College News

Fawn Ngo, PhD

Feature: Criminology associate professor Fawn Ngo wants to level the playing field

Fawn Ngo wasn’t supposed to attend college. Today, she is an associate professor of criminology at the University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee campus.

June 28, 2022College News, Criminology

Cassidy Doyle

Aging Studies student published by National Council on Aging

The article, "Mental Sharpness in Older Adults: Check on Your Mood Before Blaming Your Mind," provides insight on the impact mood has on mental sharpness.

June 27, 2022College News, School of Aging Studies

Raymond Miltenberger, PhD, BCBA-D receives the ABAI Student Committee's Outstanding Mentorship Award

Applied Behavior Analysis program director recognized for exceptional mentorship

Raymond Miltenberger, PhD, BCBA-D was presented the ABAI Student Committee's Outstanding Mentorship Award.

June 27, 2022Child and Family Studies, College News

SMART Lab team at the College on Problems of Drug Dependence

SMART Lab team presents at addiction conference

Members of the Substance Misuse and Addiction Research Traineeship Lab participated in the College on Problems of Drug Dependence conference.

June 27, 2022College News, Mental Health Law and Policy

Amy Vargo and Pamela Menendez

CFS researchers receive $1.6 million grant from Florida DCF

The work will involve evaluations on the delivery and outcomes of nine evidence-based practices in Florida, as part of the Families First Prevention Services Act.

June 27, 2022Child and Family Studies, College News

cover of the 2019-2020 Baker Act Report

Fiscal year 2019-2020 Baker Act Annual Report released

The Baker Act Reporting Center in the Department of Mental Health Law & Policy at USF produces this report annually in collaboration with DCF.

June 24, 2022College News, Mental Health Law and Policy

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The Hillsborough HIPPY Parent Involvement Project profiled by Children's Board of Hillsborough County

The Hillsborough HIPPY Parent Involvement Project (HHPIP) recently appeared in the Children's Board of Hillsborough County's "Good News" newsletter.

June 24, 2022Child and Family Studies, College News

Drs. Mary Evans and David Shern with Dean Serovich (left)

Drs. David Shern and Mary Evans to establish FMHI Human Services Research Fund

The fund will be used to support research in human services related to behavioral health and provide stipends for full- or part-time graduate students.

June 24, 2022College News, Louis de la Parte Florida Mental Health Institute, Mental Health Law and Policy

Kristin Kosyluk, PhD

MHLP assistant professor talks healthcare provider mental health on USF Health podcast

Kristin Kosyluk, PhD spoke about physician and healthcare provider mental health on USF Health's podcast.

June 21, 2022College News, Louis de la Parte Florida Mental Health Institute, Mental Health Law and Policy

Lindsay Peterson, PhD

Aging Studies faculty member speaks to caregivers about disaster preparedness

Lindsay Peterson, PhD recently presented her disaster preparedness research as part of an Alzheimer’s Association webinar, “Ready Before the Storm.”

June 21, 2022College News, School of Aging Studies

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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.