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Dr. Lise Fox: Invited Presenter at the White House for 40th Anniversary of IDEA
Dr. Lise Fox was an invited presenter at the White House on November 17, 2015, as part of events celebrating the 40th anniversary of the passage of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA).
International Society for Gerontechnology Conference Competitive Bid Won by USF
The University of South Florida, against stiff international competition, has won the right to host the 2018 International Society for Gerontechnology conference, which will be held in St. Petersburg, Florida.
Roger Peters Awarded Fulbright Medal
Department of Mental Health Law & Policy Professor and FMHI Affiliate, Dr. Roger Peters, was presented a Fulbright Medal.
CBCS Hosts National Experts, Local Leaders for Discussion on Guns, Violence and Mental Health
The colloquium brought together national experts, local leaders, community and university members to begin a dialogue about how to find consensus on strategies that will acknowledge the right to possess firearms, minimize gun violence both in communities and on college campuses, and promote access to mental health services.
Destination Dignity: The Importance of Dignity and Rights for Persons with Mental Illnesses
August 24 is the beginning of the Dignity March, a campaign by Mental Health America to bring attention to the stigma, shame and discrimination experienced daily by persons with mental illnesses. On any given day in the United States, 1 in every 5 persons, more than 60 million Americans, will experience mental illnesses and substance use conditions.
Research Assistant Professor Norín Dollard Profiled on WUSF
As Co-director of Florida KIDS COUNT, she commented on the newly released national KIDS COUNT Data Book, which revealed that while Florida ranked 37th in overall child well-being, the state showed improvement in measures of health over a five-year period from 2008 to 2013.
CORE and CACREP Sign Plan of Merger for Unified Accreditation Process
The Plan represents several years of discussions on strengthening the counseling profession through the establishment of a single unified accreditation process for counselor preparation programs.
Professor Raymond Miltenberger Featured on Dateline NBC Regarding Gun Safety
Dr. Raymond Miltenberger, professor in the Department of Child and Family Studies at the USF College of Behavioral & Community Sciences, and the Director of the Applied Behavior Analysis programs at USF, was featured on the NBC Dateline segment June 21 featuring kids and gun safety.
FMHI Executive Director Dr. Mary Armstrong Provides Testimony before the Florida House of Representatives Sub-Committee on Children, Families and Seniors
Her testimony provided an overview of strengths, challenges, and recommendations for Florida’s mental health system of care.