Florida's Center for Child Welfare at USF

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Florida’s Center for Child Welfare at USF


March 16, 2016

SNAP-Education in Florida:

The Family Nutrition Program

Tell Us How We’re Doing!

QPI Webinar:  Life Skills: SNAP-Education in Florida: The Family Nutrition Program. Thursday March 24, 2:00PM-3:00PM (EST)/1:00PM-2:00PM (CST)


Overview of the UF IFAS Extension Family Nutrition Program (FNP), Florida SNAP0 Education. FNP is offered in 48 counties in Florida and targets low-income and limited resource child, teens, adults, and older adults. Learn what programming is offered through FNP and how you may be able to partner.


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Recently Added Resources




Zero to Three: Safe Babies Court Teams Project Training Video (No Child Welfare Professional or Foster Parent In-service Training Hours Available)




Child Parent Psychotherapy Training Video



Family Team Conferencing Training Video



Trauma Informed Care in Early Childhood Services Training Video



New Answers to FAQs, including:

·         If we are adding a sibling to an open case where a parent is not reunified and moving forward with voluntary services, is a home study needed per safety methodology? We recognize one is needed for any children under judicial supervision, but want to ensure our practice is in line with Safety Methodology.



Upcoming Training Events and Conferences





QPI Web Event: Attachment, Trauma and RAD – What Does it all Mean? Monday, March 28, 9:30AM (EST) / 8:30AM (CST)

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Save the Date: For the 2016 GAL Disabilities Training Conference. April 28-29, Orlando.


Job Announcement



The Department of Mental Health Law and Policy, Louis de la Parte Florida Mental Health Institute (FMHI), College of Behavioral and Community Sciences, University of South Florida (USF) invites applications for the position of Program Director for our Child Welfare Training Consortium. The Training Consortium (TC) develops, designs, and delivers training and consultation focusing on the delivery of human services particularly in the area of Child Welfare. The TC is funded entirely by external funding (contracts/grants) with a current annual budget of $2.5M.


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