Florida's Center for

CHILD WELFARE

Information and Training Resources for Child Welfare Professionals

Foster Parent Resources



Court Related Documents/Forms

Caregiver Notice of Hearing Memo

Sample Provider Input Form

Partnership Plan for Children in Out-of-Home Care

Prudent Parenting Partnership Plan for Sexually Exploited Children or Young Adults

Sample Reunification Plan


Florida Information

Child Protective Investigations Involving Foster Parents - Information Sheet

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 Plan Memo

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


Publications

NEW Supporting LGBTQ+ Youth: A Guide for Foster Parents (CWIG, June 2021)

NEW A Guide for Understanding, Supporting, and Affirming LGBTQI2s Children, Youth, and Families (SAMHSA)

A National Campaign to Improve Foster Care

Partnering With Birth Parents to Promote Reunification

Adoption Nutrition - Starter Guide for Foster and Adoptive Parents

Birth Parents with Trauma Histories and the Child Welfare System - A Guide for Foster Parents

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

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

Helping Youth Transition to Adulthood - Guidance for Foster Parents

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

Parenting a Child Who Has Experienced Trauma

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

The Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010

Understanding Child Welfare and The Courts