Florida's Center for Child Welfare at USF

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Florida’s Center for Child Welfare at USF

www.centerforchildwelfare.org                                                                                                                                         January 28, 2015


Live Training Event Tomorrow!

The Quality Parenting Initiative and Florida’s Just In Time Training invites you to join us for a Live
Web Event:
  QPI Web Event: 'An Overview of the Medical and Psychosocial Aspects of Diabetes in Youth.' January 29, 1 - 3 pm (Eastern). Presented by Kim Rossi, RN, BSN, CDE, Diabetes Program Coordinator of Nemours Children’s Clinics Orlando and Jessica Pierce, PhD, Pediatric Psychologist, Division of Behavioral Health. Join us for a live web event to help foster parents and caregivers learn about the types of diabetes and medication used to manage diabetes. Attendees will also gain an understanding of why diabetes management is difficult in adolescence and understand the role of problem solving and effective communication in empowering youth. Click here for more information.  Click here to register for this training.

Safety Methodology Updates

®    January 2015 - Practice Points to Ponder - Knock, Knock...who's there?

New Policy Memorandum

®    Adoption Application Update (1/13/2015)

                                     To view all Policy Memorandums visit our Policy Memoranda Page...



Upcoming eLearning and Classroom Training Opportunities


®    Rescheduled!!! QPI Web Event: 'Private Adoption Interventions Training for Foster Parents.' Friday, February 13, 2015, 11:30-1:00 pm (eastern).  Join us for this live web event to learn about Private Adoption Interventions; what they are; when they can occur; and how they may impact the children in your home.  Click here to register for this training.

®    Regional Training: 2015 Child Welfare Regional Training Institutes. Various dates/locations, Jan - March, 2015.  The purpose of the trainings are to enhance collaboration between certified domestic violence centers and child welfare agencies, to build the capacity of child welfare and partnering agencies to assess for domestic violence, to partner with domestic violence survivors to achieve child safety, and to appropriately safety plan with families experiencing domestic violence that are involved in the child welfare system.
Click here for additional information including dates and locations. Click here to register for this training.




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