Florida's Center for Child Welfare at USF

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Florida’s Center for Child Welfare at USF


October 21, 2015

Preparing Our Youth for Tomorrow

Tell Us How We’re Doing!

Attend this Live Web Event: Vocational Rehabilitation Transition Youth Services: Preparing Our Youth for Tomorrow.  Wednesday, October 28, 2015 1:00PM-2:30PM(Eastern)


Passage of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) has further highlighted the importance of youth preparing early for meaningful careers. Vocational Rehabilitation (VR) services have been expanded so that students with disabilities have increased access to more services while they are still in high school. This session will describe the expanded Pre-Employment Transition services for youth and how to participate in these exciting opportunities.


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Recently Added Resources


DCF Memo: APD Medicaid Waiver Enrollment Procedures for Young Adults Ages 18-22 in the DCF Extended Foster Care Program (10/2/2015)



Confronting Racial Inequities and Disproportionality to Improve Child Welfare Outcomes for Children & Families (CSSP 2015)


Creating Trauma Informed Child Welfare Systems: Bridging the Gap Between Child Welfare and Mental Health (CTISP, 2013)


Promoting Normalcy for Children and Youth in Foster Care (JLC, 2015)


Newly Posted Online Training




Additional Workshops from the 2015 Dependency Summit (The Florida Channel)


Neuropsychological Evaluations of Children and Adults in Child Welfare


Life Skills Training: Entering the Workforce

Upcoming Training Events and Conferences




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

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

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Webinar: Serving and Protecting Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). Tuesday, November  3, 10:00AM - 11:30AM (Eastern)

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