Center for Child and Family Development

Welcome! We're so glad you came by to visit our web site. The Center exists to make life better for children and families. Learn about our mission and scope, our history and our training objectives.

gerrard_brianIn our pages you will be able to read in detail about the model of School-Based Family Counseling as well as Counseling Works!, a collection of case stories written by USF Center counselors. And please take a moment to review the Disastershock Handbook which contains invaluable information for responding to crises of all kinds, from minor to immense.

In addition, you will find information on the international conferences sponsored by the Center: the annual Oxford Symposium in School-Based Family Counseling and the Council for Human Rights of Children, chaired by Cloe Madanes, H.D.L.

The Center for Child and Family Development is hiring!

We have two MFT internship positions available in our Community Counseling Center. Position includes flexible hours (10-20 per week), a stipend of $1000, group supervision, and school outreach with school and parent presentations. Position begins summer 2014. Applicants must be outgoing and have leadership skills To apply: send resume to Dr. Brian Gerrard.