CFC Center News


FSU Researchers Earn NSF Grant to Transform Libraries into ‘Rural Resiliency Hubs’
Monday, December 13, 2021

The increasing frequency of natural catastrophes and their uneven impact on vulnerable populations calls for the development of disaster Resiliency Hubs. Now, through a grant from the National Science Foundation, a multidisciplinary team of Florida State University researchers is looking to utilize a commonly underrecognized space in disaster response: public libraries.

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FSU Center, WFSU and Early Learning Coalition Partner to Bring PBS Edcamp to Local Educators
Monday, December 06, 2021

Florida State University, WFSU and the Early Learning Coalition of the Big Bend are teaming up to bring an in-person workshop that offers continuing education to local educators.

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FSU Symposium to Explore Substance Use Disorder Curriculum and Community Behavioral Health in Florida
Friday, September 10, 2021

A group of Florida State University researchers is bringing together experts from around the country for a one-day symposium focused on substance use disorder.

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CFC Center: At A Glance, August 21
Wednesday, August 25, 2021

The Center for the Study and Promotion of Communities, Families and Children (CFC Center) has continued to develop current partnerships and initiatives, including the Rural Opioid Technical Assistance Program in the Big Bend region and the Florida Higher Education Substance Use Disorder Consortium.

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FSU Center Launches Certification on Early Childhood Behavioral Support
Tuesday, July 06, 2021

Florida State University has launched a new online professional development certification to assist educators with early childhood social and emotional behavioral support and interventions.

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FSU Center Receives Goodwill Partner of the Year Award, Partners with WFSU Public Media
Wednesday, April 07, 2021

The FSU Center for the Study and Promotion of Communities, Families and Children (CFC Center) was awarded the 2020 Mission Partner of the Year Award by Goodwill Industries - Big Bend, Inc. The award recognizes a community partner that assists Goodwill in fulfilling its mission to support people with disabilities and special needs.

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CFC Center: At a Glance, February 2021
Friday, February 05, 2021

Rebound and Recovery  

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CFC Center Receives SAMHSA Grant to Create Substance Use Disorder Curriculum 
Thursday, April 23, 2020

A team from Florida State University’s College of Social Work has received a $200,000 grant to develop a new evidence-based curriculum related to substance use disorders. 

The FSU Center for the Study and Promotion of Communities, Families, and Children (CFC Center) based at the Florida State University College of Social Work received a 2020 Expansion of Practitioner Education grant from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA).  

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