The Institute for Translational Research in Adolescent Behavioral Health (Institute) is a federally funded state of the art research education program, that teaches the practical skills of translational and implementation science in the field of adolescent behavioral health. The Institute and its outstanding Institute Scholars work with community partners, academic mentors, and national mentors to advance the field of translational science and promote evidence-based practice.
The Institute is a collaborative effort between the University of South Florida College of Public Health, the University of South Florida College of Behavioral and Community Sciences, and local community partner agencies.
Funding is available to Institute Scholars for course credits (in-state tuition and fees) and related program activities including an opportunity to present their work at the Annual Children’s Mental Health Research and Policy Conference. Institute Scholars will work with faculty mentors and community agency partners on a service-learning research project and earn a Graduate Certificate in Translational Research in Adolescent Behavioral Health. Twelve credit hours are offered via online courses and three credit hours are earned through the completion of a service-learning project with a community agency.
Applications are accepted year-round. Institute Scholars are admitted each fall and coursework will begin in the spring.
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