Florida's Center for Child Welfare at USF

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Florida’s Center for Child Welfare at USF


October 19, 2016

More Resources for Domestic Violence
Awareness Month

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In case you missed it at the Summit, Click here to watch the video ‘Using the Safe and Together Model to Improve Assessments Using the Six Domains of Information’, presented by David Mandel, MA, LPC, David Mandel & Associates, LLC.


The Center is continuously striving to better serve your needs. Reflecting on your personal experience using the Center’s Web Services, please respond to our monthly survey.


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October’s Survey.


Recently Added Resources



Take a look at NEW resources added to the Domestic Violence Publications page...

v  Guide for Engaging and Supporting Parents Affected by Domestic Violence (NCDVTMH, 2016)

v  Understanding Teen Dating Abuse (CDC, 2016)

v  Click here to visit the DV Publications page.


We’ve also added a video recently recorded for the Florida Association of Infant Mental Health

v  Video: Supporting Young Children's Social Emotional Development  (offers .5 hours of Child Welfare Professional training)





Upcoming Training Events and Conferences






Attention DCF and Sheriff CPI Offices:  Claiming Title IV-E Training Expenses, Monday October 24th 2pm (eastern)/ 1pm (central)

This webinar will provide additional training and guidance around what expenses are eligible for Title IV-E training funds for Child Welfare Professionals who work through the Department of Children and Families and Sheriff Offices. This will include the requirements that must be followed when tracking and reporting eligible expenses. Presenters: Mark Mahoney and Maryann White

Click here for more information and to register.

National Webinar:  Risks for Abuse in Children with Developmental Disabilities. Thursday, Nov 10, 1:00–3:15pm EDT, 12:00–2:15pm CDT.  Click here for information and to register.

National Webinar: Do Race and Culture Matter When Handling a Child Sexual Abuse Case? An African American Victim's Perspective. Thursday, Nov 10, 2:00-3:30 EDT; 1:00-2:30 CDT. Click here for information and to register.



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