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CBCS Students Receive King O'Neal Award at Fall 2016 Commencement
Clairee Peterson and Katelin Russ, both CBCS students majoring in Behavioral Healthcare receive the prestigious King O'Neal award which recognizes graduating seniors with the highest overall GPA of 4.0. The students received a certificate and a gold medallion of the university seal. Congratulations for Clairee and Katelin.
MHLP Professor Presents in Brazil
Dr. Roger Peters, Professor in the Department of Mental Health Law and Policy participated in the 4th Congresso Internacional Freemind 2016 in Campinas, Brazil in early December.
Deadline Extended for Undergraduate Research Assistantships: 2017 Mom's Project Assistantships
The deadline for applications for undergraduate research assistantships to be offered through a special program known as The Moms Project has been extended through January 31, 2017. An award of $500 each will be awarded to undergraduate students who will be conducting research during the Spring and/or Summer semesters, 2017.
Finish Graduate School Requirements Online After College
Finish Graduate School Requirements Online After College U.S News & World Report In some cases, students might enroll in just one online course or the few they need to satisfy grad school requirements. That's an option in USF's online postbac program in speech-language pathology, says Kyna Betancourt, director of the language-speech-hearing undergraduate program.
Florida's sentencing system: It fails to account for prejudice
Florida's sentencing system: It fails to account for prejudice The Ledger "It took us a lifetime to develop our biases," said Lorie Fridell, a University of South Florida criminology professor and expert on bias training. "It's not easy to make them go away."
Numbers show surge in Baker Act exams of kids in Tampa Bay area
The University of South Florida's de la Parte Florida Mental Health Institute receives statewide Baker Act data. A report compiled for the Tampa Bay Times includes totals, by county, of initiated Baker Acts in Pinellas, Pasco, Hillsborough and Hernando.
Versace Accused Of Using 'Secret Code' When Black Customers Enter The Store, Former Employee Claims
Ojmarrh Mitchell, a criminology professor at the University of South Florida and a member of the Department of Justice's science advisory board, says that aggressively profiling black customers is not the best way to prevent theft - or "shrinkage," as it's called in the retail industry.
The Long-Term Costs of Fining Juvenile Offenders
Piquero and Wesley Jennings, a professor of criminology at the University of South Florida, analyzed the cases of more than a thousand adolescent offenders in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania.
Cycle of crisis
A 2016 University of South Florida study of seriously mentally ill adults with complex problems, such as drug addiction or homelessness, found no evidence of "personalized assertive follow-up" after a Baker Act to ensure patients weren't jailed or hospitalized again.

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