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February

Interview with CNN en Espanol will air this Sunday at 10 PM.

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March

Kathleen Crum, 4th year doctoral student in the MINT program, was just notified that she received the 2014 American Psychological Foundation (APF) Elizabeth Munsterberg Koppitz Graduate Student Fellowship. We wish to congratulate Kat on her outstanding and well deserved achievement!

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Dr. Pelham's research on ADHD was recently highlighted in an article in Esquire Magazine by Ryan D'Agostino. See full article by clicking the title above.

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Dr. Mussar discussed research on a connection between ADHD and autism. See the full article by clicking the link.

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April

Dr. Ronald Fisher was recently interviewed for a Time magazine article about the signs of lying. See the full article by clicking the title above.

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Dr. Nelson's research on the ties between early hand preference and the development of language skills was featured in the Wall Street Journal. See the full article by clicking the title above.

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Dr. Jeremy Pettit was recently interviewed by Lisa Cohn from The Ultimate Sports Parent Blog at Youth Sports Psychology. During his podcast, Dr. Pettit discusses how you can identify and help young athletes who suffer from anxiety. See the full article and podcast by clicking the title above.

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Dr. Bagner recently published "Father's Role in Parent Training for Children with Developmental Delay" in the Journal of Family Psychology.

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Two of the CCF's doctoral students, Carla Abad and Yesenia Joyas, were awarded the NSF Graduate Research Fellowships. Congratulations are in order for both students!

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Dr. Jon Comer was recently interviewed by CBS Boston regarding the effects of the Boston Marathon bombing on children living near the bombings and the subsequent manhunt. See full article by clicking the title above.

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Dr. Comer recently collaborated with Dr. Jennifer Greif Green on an article in the Boston Herald regarding the roles teachers from Boston and the surrounding communities played after the Boston Marathon bombing. See full article by clicking the title above.

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Dr. Pettit was recently interviewed by Scott Vandeman of the Ocala Magazine regarding bullying and the progressive approaches being taken by Marion County leaders to fight this growing problem. See full article by clicking the title above.

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May

Dr. Margaret Sibley has received the KTGF fellowship for her work on ADHD.

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Dr. Jon Comer, a trauma and anxiety researcher at CCF, speaks about the impact of these events on children and crisis workers.

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A team of CCF researchers has found that combined medication and behavioral treatments may offer equivalent or better results than high doses of medication alone.

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June

The Miami Dade School District and FIU, including the CCF, have been working together to help improve the lives and performance of Miami's students. You can read the complete story about the collaboration by clicking the title above.

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Read more about Dr. Evans and her recent work on the impact of non-native English speakers and their chances in the interview process by clicking on the title above.

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See the list inside for more recent coverage on Dr. Comer's work regarding the Boston Marathon bombings.

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Dr. Musser's research was recently featured in an FIU News Article. To read the complete text, please follow the link above.

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Congratulations to faculty and students on reaching this milestone!

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Congratulations to Kathleen Crum and Danielle Cornacchio on their recent awards!

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July

Univision recently covered Dr. Gutierrez's work on Autism at the Center! You can see the entire piece by following the link above.

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Congratulations to Ryan Hill, one of our Center graduate students, on receiving this award! Follow the link above for complete details.

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August

The Graduate Achievement Award is given by the Clinical Science Faculty to the student who has done exemplary work throughout their graduate career. Congratulations Ryan!

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Dr. Pettit's work on the ABMT computer-based treatment for child anxiety is discussed in detail. You can read the full piece about this cutting edge treatment by following the link above.

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September

The CCF's new Children of Divorce group is now recruiting children from kindergarten through 8th grade. Contact the CCF at 305-348-0477 for more information or to enroll your child today.

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STP 2015 Dates Confirmed

STP 2015 will run from June 15th to August 7th next summer. Contact the CCF for more information on enrollment for the upcoming year!

Dr. Nelson recently published 2 articles in Infant Behavior and Development and Animal Cognition. Follow the link for a brief summary of both articles and full citations for each piece.

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October

November

CCF Grad Student Receives Dissertation Year Fellowship

Alina Nazareth, Dr. Shannon Pruden's graduate student, received a DYF for the upcoming year while she completes her dissertation. Congratulations to both!

CCF is proud to announce a new, FREE workshop series for families and caregivers! Topics include a variety of issues that parents face in children's mental health. For a complete schedule, please click the above link.

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Dr. Aaron Mattfeld's work using fMRI to study ADHD-diagnosed children in adulthood was recently covered in the NYT's Sunday Review cover story. To read the full article, please follow the link above.

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The Center for Children and Families is honored to receive the 2014 Research Recognition Award from the FIU Office of the Provost. Congratulations to everyone on your excellent work!

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December

New article featuring tips from Dr. Coles, CCF's clinical director, to minimize stress over the break! Read more by following the link above.

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