Florida's Center for Child Welfare at USF

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Florida’s Center for Child Welfare at USF


October 14, 2015

From Group Care to Family Life:

Supporting the Transition

Tell Us How We’re Doing!

Attend this Live Web Event: From Group Care to Family Life: Supporting the Transition.  Thursday, October 15, 2015 1:00PM-2:30PM(Eastern)


In this webinar, Dr. Toni Heineman, Founder and Director of A Home Within, will give us an overview of how trauma affects a child’s development, behavior, ability to negotiate rules and expectations, and build relationships. She will also provide guidance on how to navigate a number of key phases in the successful transition from group care to a new foster family.


·         Click Here  to register

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Recently Added Resources



Medical Neglect Specialist Training and Resources Page (this training meets requirements for Medical Neglect Specialists)


Updated FSFN How Do I…Guides

·         Child Investigations

·         Family Functioning Assessment-Ongoing

·         Progress Update

·         Supervisor Consultation

·         Title IV-E Foster Care Eligibility

·         And More…Click here to see all updates


Florida Administrative Code 65C-42 Road to Independence Program

Newly Posted Online Training




Are We Missing a Piece of the Puzzle? Foster Children Who Are Gifted

Upcoming Training Events and Conferences




Webinar: Engaging Hispanic Families: Overcoming Challenges to Enrich Lives. Wednesday, October 21, 2:00PM (Eastern)

Click Here for  additional information and to register


Webinar: Special Topics on Child Sex Trafficking: Victims, Pornography and the Legal Response. Thursday October 29, 1-2:30PM (Eastern)

Click Here for  additional information and to register



Conference: 2015 Human Trafficking Summit October 29-30, Tampa, FL

Click Here for  additional information and to register


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