Florida's Center for Child Welfare at USF

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Florida’s Center for Child Welfare at USF


July 13, 2016

2016 Legislative Changes

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2016 Child Welfare Legislative Session Overview


We’ve recently posted PowerPoint presentation from DCF of the 2016 Legislative Session Child Welfare Legislation and Budget Overview and a summary of Bills that passed in the 2016 session.  Additional materials pertaining to the 2016 Session will be available under the Legislative Changes tab as they are received.


Click here to view the PowerPoint Presentation


Click here to view the Bill summary.


Click here to view the 2016 Statutes – Chapter 39


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Recently Added Videos



·         An Overview of CFOP 170-11, Chapter 4 & Child Placement Agreements (Training Video)


·         SNAP Eligibility: A Process Overview and ABAWD Work Requirements (Training Video)



·         The Center recently recorded several sessions at the National Center for Innovation and Excellence Wraparound Conference held in Melbourne, Fl.  Many of the videos offer Child Welfare Professional Certification hours:

o   Wraparound’s Future: Crucial Next Steps

o   At Home, In School, In the Community – Multi-Systemic Wraparound Planning

o   From Hello to Help: Re-imagining Wraparound from the Family’s Perspective

o   Family Partners in Wraparound: Who We Are and What We Do

o   Click Here to view all videos from this conference




Upcoming Training Events and Conferences






Conference:  National Independent Living Conference.  August 23-26, Kansas City, Missouri

Click Here for additional information and to register



Conference:  2016 Child Protection Summit.  Wednesday-Friday, September 7-9th, Orlando.


Click Here for additional information and to register

Click Here for hotel reservation information


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