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Submission Deadline Extended to November 12: 26th Annual Children's Mental Health Research & Policy Conference
The Conference Planning Committee invites you to submit proposal applications for research topics benefiting children, youth and their families, policy and practice.
Spring 2013: New Graduate Courses in Behavioral Health
New courses are Foundations of Research in Adolescent Behavioral Health and Advanced Clinical Practice in Integrative Healthcare.
USF Department of Criminology Celebrates 40th Anniversary Honoring Alumni and Students
The USF Department of Criminology celebrated their 40th Anniversary on September 14th at the USF Gibbons Alumni Center.
State of the College Address Presentation File
Dean Serovich presented at the CBCS State of the College Address on Friday, August 31st. Her Powerpoint presentation is available for download here
David Chiriboga Receives GSA’s 2012 Minority Mentorship Award
This distinguished honor from the Gerontological Society of America is given annually to an individual who has exemplified outstanding commitment and dedication to mentoring minority researchers in the field of aging.
Director, Human Resources and Faculty Affairs
The Director is one of the senior administrative staff in the Dean’s Office of the College of Behavioral and Community Sciences.
New National KIDS COUNT Index Ranks Florid Back to News & Events Economic Crisis Continues Detrimental Impact on the Well-Being of Oua's Economic Well-Being of Children 44th Among the 50 States.
New National KIDS COUNT Index Ranks Florida's Economic Well-Being of Children 44th Among the 50 States.
USF Approves New PhD Program in ABA
The USF Board of Trustees has approved a new doctoral program in Applied Behavior Analysis that will build on the existing ABA master’s program with its high academic standards, emphasis on research and practice, and network of community partners. Read more.
Graduate Courses in Behavioral Health: 2012 Summer Semester List
The Louis de la Parte Florida Mental Health Institute at the USF College of Behavioral & Community Sciences and the Department of Community & Family Health at the USF College of Public Health jointly offer graduate courses in both the master’s and doctoral programs with a concentration/Focus in Behavioral Health.
May 6 - 12, 2012: National Children’s Mental Health Awareness Week
The National Federation of Families for Children’s Mental Health declares the first full week in May as National Children’s Mental Health Awareness Week.
Article by Associate Professor Tom Massey Is 2011's Most Downloaded for Journal of Evaluation and Program Planning
The Journal is published by Elsevier, which serves more than 30 million scientists, students and health and information professionals worldwide.
Three CBCS Staff Members Receive 2011 USF Outstanding Staff Awards
Glenda Kilpatrick (CFS), Peggy Ott (CSD) and Cindy Stark (Dean's Office) received USF's highest award for administrative and support staff on Thursday, March 29, 2012 in a ceremony held at the USF School of Music.
Criminology Graduate Focuses On Womens' Issues and Domestic Violence
CBCS Student Profile for April 2012
CBCS Polo Shirt Sale
The Special Events Committee is taking orders for CBCS polo shirts. The deadline to order is Friday March 30th.
CBCS Core Collaborations Series - Part 6: Recovery & Rehabilitation
The faculty and students of the College of Behavioral and Community Sciences seek to improve the health and well being of individuals with disabilities by assisting them in their recovery and rehabilitation through teaching, research, and service.
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration Profiles Tampa Conference on Children's Mental Health Research
SAMHSA's mission is to reduce the impact of substance abuse and mental illness on America's communities.
Reducing Alcohol, Tobacco And Marijuana Use Among African American Youth: New Grant To Pilot On-Line Training Program
Dr. Carol Mackinnon-Lewis from the Department of Child & Family Studies has been awarded a two-year, $659,296 grant from the National Institutes of Health/ National Institute on Drug Abuse.
CFS Announces New ABA Student Assistance Fund
Students in the Applied Behavior Analysis Master’s Program can apply for funding to help them complete their master’s thesis or other research.
CBCS Core Collaborations Series - Part 3: Law & Policy Initiative
The Department of Mental Health Law and Policy and the Department of Criminology have a long-standing commitment to the study of complex issues that are at the intersection of behavioral health services and the justice system. The Law and Policy Initiative is focused on finding innovative strategies and enhancing public policy to better serve individuals diagnosed with behavioral health problems.
Who's Who in Children's Mental Health Selected as Speakers for Annual Conference
The keynote and plenary speakers for the 2012 Children's Mental Health Research & Policy Conference have made great contributions toward improving services for children, youth and families.
CBCS Core Collaborations Series - Part 2: Veterans' Reintegration & Resilience Project
Faculty within the College of Community and Behavioral Sciences are addressing the needs of returning veterans with brain and spinal cord injuries, loss of limbs, and hearing loss or who are experiencing post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), homelessness, or substance abuse problems. Our faculty work to improve veterans' success at reintegration, resilience, and education through cutting edge research.
New Graduate Certificate Assists Students Prepare for Graduate School
The Department of Mental Health Law and Policy in the College of Behavioral and Community Sciences is accepting applications for the newly established Behavioral Research Immersion to Develop Graduate Excellence (BRIDGE) certificate. BRIDGE is designed to prepare post-baccalaureate students for admission to Ph.D. programs in the behavioral and social sciences. The BRIDGE curriculum is designed to help students develop advanced skills that will increase their competitiveness for admission to graduate school.
CBCS Core Collaborations Series - Part 1: Undergraduate Research Program
The college offers a systematic array of opportunities for undergraduate students to participate in research. The Undergraduate Research Program provides students with a planned sequence of courses to support their development as undergraduate researchers and prepares them for graduate school. The program’s goal is to immerse students in the culture of research and engage them in the process of becoming a scientist.

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