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April

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The Brown Bag series returns with a professional development seminar on post-graduate positions.

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The Brown Bag Speaker Series returns with a presentation on verbal deception in children.

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The Brown Bag Speaker Series returns with a presentation on decontextualized knowledge in infants.

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The Brown Bag Speaker Series returns with another professional development seminar! This week: Applying for grants.

June

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Venue:AHC-4 Room 101

Did you know that how parents discuss past events with their children helps foster their memory, language, and emotional development? Do you wish that you could get more from conversations with your child? Do you worry that your child sometimes says things that are not true? Two FIU Center for Children and Families’ faculty, Drs. Lindsay Malloy and Zoe Klemfuss, are experts in the field of discussing past events with children and are hosting a free workshop to answer these questions.

October

Brown Bag Speaker Series: Grad Student Data Blitz

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Graduate students will present on their latest research findings.

Brown Bag Speaker Series: Drs. Erika Coles & Jami Furr

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Dr. Coles and Dr. Furr will present on Ethics in Human Research.

Brown Bag Speaker Series: Dr. Anna Shusterman

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Dr. Shusterman, Assistant Professor of Psychology at Wesleyan University, will present on the Language/Thought Interface in Development.

Brown Bag Speaker Series: Dr. Melanie Dirks

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Dr. Dirks, Assistant Professor of Psychology at McGill University, will present on Incorporating Context into the Measurement of Children's Social Competence.

CCF Special Presentation: Dr. Nicole Schatz

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Please join us for a CCF special presentation from 12pm to 1pm in AHC 1, Room 110. Dr. Nicole Schatz will be presenting on Strategies for Teens’ Effective Entry to the Roadway (STEER): Preliminary Findings

Brown Bag Speaker Series: Dr. Erika Hoff

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Dr. Hoff, Professor of Psychology at Florida Atlantic University, will present on Bilingual Environments and Bilingual Development: Studies of Children in South Florida.

November

Brown Bag Speaker Series: Dr. Monique Ward

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Dr. Ward, Professor of Psychology at the University of Michigan, will present on The Sea They Swim In: Mass Media and Sexual Learning among American Youth.

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Fiorella Scaglia, M.S., BCBA will discuss "More than Autism Treatment: Application of ABA in Head Start Classrooms".

CCF Speaker Series: Dr. John Gabrieli

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Dr. Gabrieli, Professor of Brain and Cognitive Sciences at Massachutsetts Institute of Technology, will present on Prediction as a Humanitarian and Pragmatic Contribution from Human Cognitive Neuroscience.

Brown Bag Speaker Series: Dr. Tom Sexton

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Dr. Sexton, Professor of Counseling & Educational Psychology at Indiana University-Bloomington, will present on Practicing Evidence-Based Practice in Evidence-Based Ways: Clinical Feedback and Functional Family Therapy.

December

Clinical Science Job Talk

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Dr. Dana McMakin will be presenting her research at the CCF job talk.

Brown Bag Speaker Series: Dr. John Colombo

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Dr. Colombo, Professor of Psychology at the University of Kansas, will present on Nutritional Supplementation and Developmental Outcomes

Cognitive Neuroscience Job Talk: Dr. Timothy Allen

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Dr. Allen will speak on “A Hippocampal-Prefrontal System Underlies Memory for Sequences of Events in Rats and Humans”

Community Workshop: How Relationships Affect Us & Our Children

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2 sessions: 12-1 PM, 6-7 PM. All sessions are FREE. The talk will cover how the way we interact with each other can affect us individually and our children. The focus will be on how to identify areas for improvement in a couple's relationship; how to work towards improvement once the areas are identified; and even how to deal with separation or divorce when there are children involved.

Cognitive Neuroscience Job Talk: Dr. Johnna Swartz

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Dr. Swartz will speak on “The Role of Adolescent Corticolimbic Development in the Development of Depression and Anxiety Disorders”