Florida's Center for


Information and Training Resources for Child Welfare Professionals

Potential presenters are invited to submit workshop proposals that align with Florida's Child Welfare Practice Model. Workshops will be selected based on proposals that address the training needs of Summit attendees and help create a well-rounded choice of workshops to be offered. All workshops are 75 minutes.

Submission Deadline: Friday, February 15, 2019

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This Week

This webinar is hosted by Office for Victims of Crime (OVC), U.S. Department of Justice Office for Victims of Crime (OVC), U.S. Department of Justice Office for Victims of Crime Training and Technical Assistance Center (OVC TTAC)

Teenagers are impressionable and influenced by the world around them, which in turn can impact the way they view relationships and what they believe is or is not abusive behavior. This session will identify warning signs of teen relationship abuse and explore the effect relationship abuse has on teens

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This webinar is hosted by Child Abuse and Neglect Technical Assistance and Strategic Dissemination Center (CANTASD)

Jack P. Shonkoff, M.D., Director of the Center on the Developing Child at Harvard University, will address how new science is changing how we think about early childhood adversity and resilience – and how early experiences affect lifelong health and development. He will emphasize the need to address (and measure) individual differences in response to adversity and to intervention in very young children. He will also show how we can move beyond the current definition of “evidence-based” programs to answer a more precise set of questions that can better support breakthrough impacts at scale

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Presented by: Carol Edwards, Quality Parenting Initiative & Consultant Jennifer Rodriguez, Youth Law Center Executive Director

Description: Join us for our first of an upcoming mini-series presented by the Quality Parenting Initiative and Florida Department of Children and Families. The foundation for the mini-series is the Partnership Plan. We will kick this series off with a refresher on quality parenting values and how they impact the work we do every day. Jennifer Rodriguez and Carol Edwards will lead us as we explore relevant questions:

  • What are the fundamental QPI values?
  • How does the Partnership Plan support excellent parenting?
  • How can each of us support excellent parenting?
  • How does the entire child welfare team benefit from integrating quality parenting values?

Attend this webcast and be inspired to achieve excellence for all the children we serve.

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Presenter: Michele Unger, TCCP Learning and Development Facilitator

The purpose of this training is to educate Pre-Service training professionals of the requirements set forth by CFOP 170-8: Plan of Safe Care for Infants Affected by Prenatal Substance Use. Within the presentation of CFOP 170-8, the TCCP Training Specialist will introduce and review key points as set forth within the operating procedure and relate these elements with the applicable Pre-Service CORE Modules. This webinar is intended for eligible Pre-Service Trainers.

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The Sarasota YMCA / Safe Children Coalition is pleased to announce their Annual Conference that will be held Wednesday and Thursday, April 17-18, 2019 at the Hyatt Regency Sarasota, 1000 Blvd of the Arts, Sarasota FL 34236. This year they are pleased to offer multiple sessions to choose from for each session time.

Deadline to register is March 15, 2019

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Description: Don't miss out on this Informative and Interactive Training with Dr. Ronald Federici, a Nationally Acclaimed Developmental Neuropsychologist. Do you have a child who has not been able to respond effectively and family dynamics that remain unchanged? After a successful training in our community last year, and watching many families find a path for success where they had been unable to before The Adoption Advocacy Center is excited to help Dr. Federici reach even more families and professionals. This workshop will be hands on and interactive and well as incredible amounts of resources and information.

In demand, Dr.Federici is committed to making a difference for those families who have lost hope and continue to struggle. If you are a professional in Child Welfare...whether a therapist or administrator, this training is a game changer! Helping families find systems for success is always our hope too.

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