Florida's Center for Child Welfare at USF

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Florida’s Center for Child Welfare at USF


August 10, 2016


Social Media and Foster Care Webinar

Tell Us How We’re Doing!

Join us tomorrow, August 11th 10-10:30 (eastern) as The Florida Department of Children and Families invites you to participate in a Live Webinar Event which will support caregivers in having a trauma sensitive approach to social media and digital networking. It will include general considerations and benefits of social media for caregivers and helping youth navigate social media.

Click Here to register for this event

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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Recently Added Resources




·         Updated Policy: CFOP 170-15; Federal and State Funding Eligibility (8/8/16)



·         DCF Memo: 2016 Legislative Changes Related to Child Well-Being (8/5/16)


·         New FAQ: There used to be CFOP 175-72, from April 1, 1999, which addressed the process for assessing and providing services for mothers who are pregnant on open services cases? Was it replaced by a new CFOP and if so, which one? (Click Here for the Answer)






Upcoming Training Events and Conferences




Webinar:  FSFN 101.  Thursday, August 18, 1:00PM-2:30PM (Eastern)/12:00PM-1:30PM (Central)

Click Here for additional information and to register



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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