Florida's Center for Child Welfare at USF

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Florida’s Center for Child Welfare at USF

www.centerforchildwelfare.org                                                                                                                                 February 4, 2015


Upcoming eLearning and Classroom Training Opportunities


®    QPI Web Event: 'Private Adoption Interventions Training for Foster Parents.' February 13, 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.   Compassion fatigue is characterized by deep emotional and physical exhaustion, and by a shift in helping professional’s sense of hope and optimism about the future and the value of their work. 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.

    To Access all Upcoming Events, eLearning Online Training and Opportunities

                                  Also See the Statewide Training Calendar for additional Training



New Resource Posted


®    Child Welfare Today

Office of Child Welfare's 1st edition newsletter "Child Welfare Today."  In this newsletter you will find all the recent initiatives, policy news and events related to child welfare in Florida. 



Recently Added Training Videos


®    QPI and JIT Training: An Overview of the Medical and Psychological Aspects of Diabetes in Youth
(Foster Parent training hours available)

                     To Access Available Child Welfare Professional Online Trainings visit our Training Videos Page


                 To Access Available Foster Parent Online Trainings Visit Just In Time Training Videos Page




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