Florida's Center for Child Welfare at USF

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Florida’s Center for Child Welfare at USF

www.centerforchildwelfare.org                                                                                                                                 March 5, 2015


New FSFN Resources   


®    Child Investigations How Do I… Guide

®    Child Investigations User Guide

®    Child Investigations Topic Paper

®    Child Investigations Reference Data

®    Medical/Mental Health Topic Paper

… To find additional FSFN Reports, Information and Resources click here


QPI/JIT Live Training Events

Live Tomorrow QPI Webinar: 'Providing for CSEC (Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children) Youth in Foster Care.' Friday March 6, 10 - 11:30 am (eastern)  Click Here to Register.

QPI Webinar: 'The Art of Parenting Teens.' March 12, 2-3:30 (eastern)   Welcome to the wonderful world of adolescence. “Teens are too old to do what kids do, not old enough to do what adults do; therefore, they do what no one else does!” This quote sums up the dis-ease of adolescents. This conversation discusses 3 keys to parenting teens successfully. Let’s RETHINK what really works, REDESIGN what doesn’t and RECOMMIT to the principles that help ALL youth grow.   Click here for additional information and registration.



Upcoming eLearning and Classroom Training Opportunities


®    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.

®    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.


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