Florida's Center for

CHILD WELFARE

Information and Training Resources for Child Welfare Professionals

Foster Parent Resources


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)  

Publications

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) NEWSupporting 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)