USF College of Behavioral & Community Sciences                                           June 27 - July 10, 2016

21 Students from USF's ABA Program have their Research Presented at ABAI Convention

21 different graduate students in the Applied Behavior Analysis program at USF were authors on research presented at the annual Association for Behavior Analysis International (ABAI) convention held in Chicago May 27 - 31, 2016. Many of the students also attended the convention and presentations.

The ABA program is designed to meet the growing need in Florida and nationally for practitioners who can work effectively within systems to improve the quality of services in the fields of developmental disabilities, education, child protective services, rehabilitation, mental health, and business and technology. Read more...

Backpacks of Hope Drive
The Special Events Committee, in partnership with The Children's Home and Metropolitan Ministries, is conducting a Back-To-School Supply Drive from 6/22/16 to 7/15/16. Signs are posted on the CBCS bulletin boards and on the barrels with information on what is needed most. See flyer for more information.

Donation barrels can be found in the following locations:
  • The HR lobby - MHC 1100
  • Atrium - MHC 1200
  • School of Social Work - MHC 1400
  • Rehab Counseling - MHC 1600
  • First Floor Elevator - MHC1300/1400
  • First Floor Elevator - CARD / MHC 1500
  • Mental Health Law & Policy - MHC 2700
  • The FMHI Research Library - MHC 1727
  • Criminology - SOC 320
Thanks in advance for supporting our drive!
CBCS In the News

Report: Florida kids falling behind in health
Sarasota Herald-Tribune
Florida has not made gains in many areas of child well-being and is being outpaced, said Dr. Norin Dollard, research assistant professor and co-director of the Annie E. Casey Foundation's Florida KIDS COUNT project at the University of South Florida


Criminology professor, Dr. Kathleen Heide on why kids kill
Jacaranda FM
A criminology professor from the University of South Florida, Dr. Kathleen Heide recently spoke to Rian from The Complimentary Breakfast and unpacked the reason as to why children murder at a very young age.

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