August 9, 2017

It’s Back to School Time in Florida


As the 2017-2018 School year begins, make sure you’re prepared. Check out these resources for your back to school needs:

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July 2017 Child Welfare Key Indicators Monthly Report


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Upcoming Events

Do you have questions about the Medical Foster Care Program?

If so, we would like to hear from you. We are scheduling an upcoming training and want to ensure all questions are covered. Please contact us at centersupport@usf.edu with your questions.



Registration is now open for the 2017 DCF Child Protection Summit,

August 29-31, 2017, JW Marriott Grande Lakes Orlando.


The Florida Department of Children and Families is pleased to announce the 2017 Child Protection Summit. This year marks the Summit’s 20th year anniversary. The Summit offers an extraordinary program of current and relevant training topics to further advance the knowledge base of child welfare staff in many critical areas of importance. As the largest child welfare event in Florida, the Department anticipates the 2017 Child Protection Summit will be attended by more than 3,000 child welfare professionals and related partners.


Click HERE for more information and to register.


National Independent Living Conference “Growing Pains”,
August 29-September 1, 2017, Rosen Centre Hotel, Orlando, FL


Growing Pains presenters include experts in the field of independent living who lead training sessions, workshops, panel discussions, and leadership and team building activities dedicated to the needs of youth who are currently in care. Each general session and workshop offers innovative ideas on how youth can adapt to life’s ever-changing situations and be properly guided to become competent, responsible, independent adults. For conference attendees seeking extra training, plan to attend pre-conference institutes one day prior to the general conference start.


Click HERE for more information and to register.


2017 Human Trafficking Summit,
October 2, 2017, Rosen Centre Hotel, Orlando, FL


Florida’s Human Trafficking Summit brings together local, state and national leaders working to eradicate all forms of trafficking. The one-day Summit will bring together over 500 attendees from areas covering law enforcement, service providers, survivors, healthcare professionals, educators, legislators and community leaders. Throughout the day, attendees will participate in targeted breakout sessions, workshops and training opportunities.


Click HERE for more information and to register.




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