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Information and Training Resources for Child Welfare Professionals

Foster Parent Resources

Court Related Documents/Forms

Caregiver Engagement in Court: Listening, Sharing & Acting (Presentation from the 2018 Child Protection Summit)

Caregiver Notice of Hearing Memo

Sample Provider Input Form

Partnership Plan for Children in Out-of-Home Care

Sample Reunification Plan

Florida Information

Child Protective Investigations Involving Foster Parents - Information Sheet (Jan'13)

Florida ACCESS (Food, Medical, and Cash Assistance)

Florida Child Welfare Acronyms

Florida Medicaid Managed Care Options

Florida Partnership Plan Training (Module 1 & 2)

Florida State Foster Adoptive Parent Association Inc

Fostering Florida's Future (DCF)

Just In Time Training (Florida's Quality Parenting Initiative)

Partnership: A letter from Interim Secretary, Esther Jacobo to Foster Parents (7/22/13)

Serving Our Customers Who Are Deaf or Hard of Hearing (DCF Training Module)


NEW! Partnering With Birth Parents to Promote Reunification (CWIG, May 2019)

Adoption Nutrition - Starter Guide for Foster and Adoptive Parents (SpoonFoundation, 2012)

Birth Parents with Trauma Histories and the Child Welfare System - A Guide for Foster Parents (NCTSN, 2011)

Celebrating the Holidays with Children You Foster

Child Welfare Staff & Foster Parents: A Team Approach

Eight Things Foster Parents Wish Every Child Advocate Knew

Foster Parents Considering Adoption (CWIG, 2012)

Grief and Loss Coping Strategies for Foster Parents (Washington State Department of Social & Health Services)

Helping Children in Foster Care Transition to Child Care Services

Helping Young People in Foster Care Through the Holidays (FosterClub)

Helping Your Foster Child Transition to Your Adopted Child (CWIG, 2012)

Helping Youth Transition to Adulthood - Guidance for Foster Parents (CWIG, 2013)

It’s Your Responsibility to Talk to Youth Pregnancy Prevention for Youth in Foster Care: A Tool for Caregivers and Providers

Keeping Children Safer While in Care

Parenting a Child Who Has Been Sexually Abused (CWIG, 2013)

Parenting a Child Who Has Experienced Trauma (CWIG, 2014)

Putting the Pieces of Family Visits Together - Foster Parent Guide (CASCW)

Review of the Quality Parenting Initiative

Self Care for Foster Families During the Holidays

Supporting LGBTQ Youth - Guide for FP (CWIG 2013)

Supporting Youth in Foster Care in Making Healthy Choices: A Guide for Caregivers and Caseworkers on Trauma, Treatment, and Psychotropic Medications (CB, 2015)

The Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010 (USDA Jan'11 memo)

Understanding Child Welfare and The Courts (CWIG 2011)