Florida's Center for Child Welfare at USF

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Florida’s Center for Child Welfare at USF

www.centerforchildwelfare.org                                                                                                                                 March 18, 2015


FSFN Tip Sheets

®    Case Plan Worksheet (March 2015)

®    Unprotecting FSFN Documents (Jan 2015)

®    Change Worker Email Address (Dec 2014)


Newly Posted Policy Memorandum

®    Paternity Establishment and Requirements to Secure Amended Birth Certificates (3/13/15)

®    Eligibility Enhancements Project Update and Upcoming Trainings Announcements (3/16/15)

… Visit The Center’s Policy Memoranda Page to access additional resources….


New FAC Chapter Added


65C-38 State Automated Child Welfare System (SACWIS) Checks For the Placement of Children

Click here to access newest chapter.



Upcoming eLearning and Classroom Training Opportunities


®    Webinar: For Trainers: Pre- Service Curriculum Walk Through, Specialty Track- Investigations. March 25th, 1-3 pm. This training is an introduction for trainers to the Pre-Service Child Protective Investigations specialty track. It will provide an overview of each module and lab. Click here for information and registration.

®    Webinar: Medicaid and Regular TANF Eligibility. March 26th, 10 am - 12 pm (eastern). The target audience is the Community Eligibility Champions and others that the Regions, CBCs and Sheriffs choose, such as Child Protective Investigators (CPI), CPI Supervisors (CPIS), Case Managers, Revenue Maximization staff, and other staff with responsibility related to TANF eligibility and Medicaid eligibility.  Click here for information and registration.

®    Webinar: Eligibility: Title IV-E Foster Care Eligibility, Title IV-E Maintenance Adoption Subsidy and TANF Maintenance Adoption Subsidy. March 31st, 10 am - 3 pm.  The target audience is the Community Eligibility Champions, Revenue Maximization Staff, Adoption Case Managers, Children’s Legal Services and other staff as necessary depending on local practice for eligibility. The purpose of this webinar is to learn about eligibility policy for Title IV-E Foster Care, IV-E Maintenance Adoption Subsidy (MAS) and TANF MAS. Click here for information and registration.

®    Regional Training: 2015 Child Welfare Regional Training Institutes. Various dates/locations,
January - May, 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.


To Access all Upcoming Events, eLearning Online Training and Opportunities

                                  Also See the Statewide Training Calendar for additional Training



Recently Posted Training Videos

®    Providing for CSEC Youth in Foster Care

®    Lifeskills for Caregivers and Youth: Money Management - Spending Success

®    Coping Skills for Children of Drug Addicted and Mentally/Emotionally Challenged Parents

®    Private Adoption Interventions


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