Florida's Center for Child Welfare at USF

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Florida’s Center for Child Welfare at USF

www.centerforchildwelfare.org                                                                                                                                 February 11, 2015


Center Updates!


®    QPI Web Event: 'Private Adoption Interventions Training for Foster Parents.' February 13, 2015 11:30 am - 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.

®    Training: Walking the Walk: Creative Tools for Transforming Compassion Fatigue & Vicarious Trauma. March 10, Ocala, Fl.  The Department of Children and Families invites you to attend a highly interactive half-day workshop, incorporating a combination of solo, small group, and whole group activities.  Featuring Françoise Mathieu, M.Ed., CCC. Registration is free. This three hour session will be offered twice on March 10th in Ocala. It is open to everyone. Please register early as seating is limited.  Click here to register for this training.

®    Conference: 28th Annual Research and Policy Conference on Child, Adolescent, and Young Adult Behavioral Health. March 22-25, Tampa, Fl.  Click here to visit conference website.

    To Access all Upcoming Events, eLearning Online Training and Opportunities

                                  Also See the Statewide Training Calendar for additional Training

Updated CFOP 175-71


®    Federal and State Funding Eligibility

This operating procedure describes the major funding sources used by the Department of Children and Families (herein referenced as DCF or Department) and Community-Based Care (CBC) lead agencies to support child protection activities and services. The operating procedure provides policy and procedures for determining eligibility, reporting and claiming funds. It also provides guidance for determining eligibility and using Title IV-E funding in child welfare programs.

                                     Click here to view Practice Guides and all Operating Procedures…

Mandated Legislative Reports Posted


®    Florida Institute for Child Welfare - Interim Report (FSU, 2015)

®    One Church One Child Annual Report (13-14)

®    Annual Human Trafficking Report(FY 13-14)

                                     Click here to view all Mandated Reports to the Legislature…



Recently Added Training Videos


®    Secretary Mike Carroll Address to QPI National Conference 2015

                                                  …To Access all Available QPI and JIT online Trainings click here….

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