Florida's Center for Child Welfare at USF

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Florida’s Center for Child Welfare at USF

www.centerforchildwelfare.org                                                                                                                                                            August 19, 2015


Upcoming Trainings:

Termination of Parental Rights and Post-Secondary Education



Webinar: Just in Time Training: Understanding Termination of Parental Rights for Foster Parents, August 21, 10:30-11:30AM (Eastern). Presented by David Silverstein, Assistant Attorney General. Foster Parents will learn the legal basis for termination of parental rights and understand their role in termination of parental rights legal proceedings. Foster Parents will be able to ask a dependency attorney questions they have regarding the termination of parental rights.


Click Here to Register for this event.




Webinar: Lifeskills: Post-Secondary Education. August 25,  10:00-11:00 AM (Eastern) Presented by: Becky Pengelley, DCF Post-secondary Education Support Specialist and Lisa Jackson, Program Coordinator of FSU'S Unconquered Scholars Program. This webinar is designed to provide resources and information related to high school graduation, college access and success for case workers, independent living specialists, and foster parents. 


Click Here to Register for this event.





Newly Posted Online Training


®    Blood Borne Pathogens: Universal Precautions for You and the Children in Your Care

®    What you Need to Know About Drug and Alcohol Exposed Infants and Children

®    What Foster Parents Need to Know About Asthma

                                                                                       Click Here to Access all Child Welfare Video Training

                                                                     Click Here to Access all Foster Parent Video Training



Recently Added Resources



®    New Technical Assistance Document from HHS and Department of Justice: Protecting the Rights of Parents and Prospective Parents with Disabilities (8/15)


®    New FAQ added to the library under Workforce Issues:  At what point after hire can a new employee independently complete contacts/home visits with families?

®    America’s Children: Key National Indicators of Well-Being, 2015

®    America’s Young Adults: Special Issue, 2014




Upcoming Training Events and Conferences




®    The Child Protection Summit 2015. September 9th-11th, Orlando, FL. Click Here for additional information and registration.


®    Webinar: Working with Latino and Hispanic Dads. September 16, 12:30-2:30PM (Eastern)

Click Here for additional information and to Register.


®    Webinar: What Does It Take to Become A Trauma-Informed Child Welfare System: Invitation for CW Professionals and Community Partners. September 17, 3:00-4:30PM (Eastern)

Click Here for additional information and to Register.






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