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Information and Training Resources for Child Welfare Professionals

Abuse and Neglect Clearance of Informal Child Care Providers
CFOP 175-91 (1999) Requirements for informal child care providers to receive payment through the subsidized child care
Administrative Fines for False Reports
CFOP 175-19 (2001) - discusses a uniform system for determining that a false report of abuse has been made and for seeking adminstrative fines or penalties.
Child Fatality Review Procedures
CFOP 175-17 (2011) procedures for child fatalities due to suspected abuse.
Coordination of Services Including Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services for Youth
CFOP 175-96 (2002) -coordination of services for youth jointly served by DJJ and DCF
Criminal History and Delinquency Record Checks for Investigations, Placement and Emergency Placement
CFOP 175-94 (2007) -guidelines for access and handling of criminal and delinquency record information
Diligent Search
HRSOP 175-22 (1996) - describes the elements to be included in a diligent search
Finalized Adoption Cases and Automated System Client Identifiers
CFOP 175-67 (1998) - process for record keeping following adoption finalization
Interstate Compact on Adoption and Medical Assistance
CFOP 175-97 (2003) - procedures for adoption subsidy and medicaid across state lines
Interstate Compact on the Placement of Children
CFOP 175-54 (1997) - procedures for placement and supervision across state lines
Manual Expunction of Florida Abuse Hotline Information System Records
CFOP 175-51 (1998) - determination and technical instructions for when a child abuse record may be expunged
Master Trust for Benefit of Family Safety Program Clients
CFOP 175-59 (2006) - guidelines for administration of a Master Trust fund for DCF clients
Prevention, Reporting, and Services to Missing Children
CFOP 175-85 (2002) - procedures for cases involving missing children and runaways
Priority Placement Under the Interstate Compact on the Placement of Children
CFOP 175-55 (1997) - requirements for priority placement under Regulation No. 7 of ICPC
Relative Caregiver Program
CFOP 175-79 (2001) - procedures for the administration of the Relative Caregiver Program
Relicensing Child Placing Agencies
CFOP 175-52 (1998) - time frames and procedures for licensing staff for relicensing child-placing agencies
Reports and Services Involving Indian Children
CFOP 175-36 (2013) - requirements for reports and subsequent actions relating to Indian children
Services for Children with Mental Health and any Co-Occurring Substance Abuse or Developmental Disability Needs
CFOP 155-10 / 175-40 (2010) - provides guidance for the integration of services for children and youth in out-of-home care
Services to Refugee and Entrant Unaccompanied Minors
CFOP 175-44 (1999) - standards for services provided to refugee and entrant unaccompanied minors
State Institutional Claims for Damages Caused by Shelter or Foster Child
CFOP 175-60 (1999) - procedure to request restitution for damages caused by a child in FC