March 1, 2017
National Social Work Month and Employee Spirit Month

Social Workers and Child Welfare Professionals provide encouragement and essential support to individuals and families, and they make a positive difference every day. Acknowledge their professionalism, compassion and dedication this March during the National Social Work & Employee Spirt Month, and every day of the year. Due to the demands they face every day self-care is critical. Click HERE for 12 Everyday Self Care tips for Helpers

  • Additional Professional Development Publications can be located HERE.


Recently Added Resources

New FSFN Resources:


Memo: Get Ready for FSFN Enhancements - Strenghtening Child Safety through Technology (2/2017)


...and accompanying videos here.

Policy Memo: 2017 Foster Parent Cost of Living Allowance Increase (2/24/17)


Please take the time to watch and share this powerful video, produced by the 11th Circuit Court of Florida and featuring Judge Carroll Kelly and Judge Orlando Prescott. It provides valuable information about the severe and lasting negative impact that exposure to domestic violence has on babies and children.

Upcoming Training Events and Conferences

National Webinar: The Five Question Leader: Work Less Hard, Have More Impact, Wed. March 1, 2017, 2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. (EST) This webinar is hosted by HRDQ-U. 


Click here for details and to register.


Conference: 30th Annual Research and Policy Conference: Child, Adolescent and Youth Behavioral Health, March 5-8, 2017, Hilton Tampa Downtown. Sponsored by the Department of Child and Family Studies at the University of South Florida, this conference brings together researchers, evaluators, administrators, policy makers, planners, advocates, and family members for this annual meeting.


Click here for additional info and to register.


Center Webinar: Florida’s Early Steps Program, Friday, March 10th, 1:30 pm. Join us for a presentation from the Early Steps program to find out who is eligible for the Early Steps Program, the referral process and the services provided.


Click here for additional info and to register.


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