HOT DOCS Parenting Programs Help Deal with Behavior Issues in Children. 

HOT DOCS and DOCS K-5 each are six-week courses available at USF Health that tap into the expertise of USF Health child and adolescent psychologists.

Heather Agazzi, PhD, is a board-certified child and adolescent psychologist, a professor of pediatrics in the USF Health Morsani College of Medicine, and director of the DOCS Parenting Programs.

To learn more about HOT DOCS click here to read full article and view video.



Join us for HOT DOCS parent training classes!  

Do you have a child ages birth-5 years who has  difficulty with:

  • Sleeping  
  • Eating 
  • Following directions 
  • Bathing/Dressing 
  • Temper tantrums
  • Calming down

Six 2-hour classes that meet once a week for caregivers & professionals in Hillsborough County.

Sessions Include:

  • Skills review and weekly lesson
  • Parenting Tip and Special Play activity 
  • Plan development, feedback and coaching 

Registration Fees for 6-week Course:

Parents & Caregivers: $20 per participant
Professionals: $40 per participant

To get sign up information please email or call
(813) 974-1048

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 Click on Children's Board to learn more. To sign up or receive information about the program click here.