January 31, 2018

2018 Child Protection Summit


Save the Date & Call for Workshop Proposals for the 2018 DCF Child Protection Summit: September 5 - 7, 2018, JW Marriot Grande Lakes, Orlando, FL


The Department of Children and Families is pleased to announce the 2018 Child Protection Summit Call for Workshop Proposals.  The annual Summit is the largest child welfare event in Florida. The organizers invite potential presenters to submit workshop proposals that align with Florida’s Child Welfare Practice Model. Workshops will be selected based on proposals that address the training needs of Summit attendees and help create a well-rounded choice of workshops to be offered.


Click Here for additional information and to submit a workshop proposal


Proposal deadline: February 14, 2018

Recently Added Resources/Publications:




FAC 65C 30.019- Missing Children (Amended 1-12-18)


FAC 65C 16.014 Post Adoption Services (Amended 1-22-18)




Overview of Foster Care Recruitment and Retention Dashboard Training Video


Attention Case Managers, Investigators, Supervisors and Trainers:

Please review our Quality Documentation Training which highlights the importance of documentation and how it impacts casework. We encourage you share this video and feel free to use it as a refresher during meetings with staff or in training.


An accompanying Key Elements to Success Documentation Tip Sheet is also available under ‘Field Tips’ on the Center website

Upcoming Events

Live Webinar: Introduction to The Center: March 7, 2018, 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. (Eastern)


Are you familiar with The Center for Child Welfare? If you have anything to do with the Child Welfare System in Florida, then you should be! We are a one-stop shop for training, resources and information for anyone working with or caring for children and families in Florida. We invite you to attend our informative live webinar where you can learn about our core functions and how we help the entire system of care. Find out what resources we have available in our extensive knowledge library and learn how you can view our online trainings to earn training hours.



Click HERE for more information and to register.




Click HERE to view our Events Calendar for more upcoming events.


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