The National Directory of
Family-Run & Youth-Guided Organizations
for Children’s Behavioral Health
Department of Child & Family Studies
13301 Bruce B Downs Blvd
Tampa, FL 33612
Contact Person: Sandra Dwinell
Web Site: http://cfs.cbcs.usf.edu
Child Welfare,Developmental Disabilities,Early Childhood,Serious Emotional and Behavioral Disturbances,Trauma/PTSD,Culturally Linguistic (Spanish, Haitian, etc),Educational Alternatives,Juvenile Justice,Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder(ADHD),LGBTQ,Mental Health,Military Families,Substance Abuse,Transition-aged Youth
To improve services for children with serious emotional/behavioral disorders and their families.
The Department of Child & Family Studies (CFS) is one of eight departments and schools within the College of Behavioral & Community Sciences (BCS) at the University of South Florida (USF), and historically affiliated with the Louis de la Parte Florida Mental Health Institute (FMHI). CFS is committed to improving the well-being of individuals, children, and families within communities across the country through promoting respect, inclusion, development, achievement, mental health, and an optimum quality of life.
• Provide training and presentations to system of care/child serving agencies or community
• Conduct research
• A national family-run organization