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CHILD WELFARE

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DCF Statewide Training and Events


Upcoming Events

Child Sexual and Physical Abuse Training For Child Welfare Professionals, Law Enforcement, and other partners. **Note: This is a FREE event for All **

Presented by Special Agent Terry Thomas (Ret.), certified instructor for the National Organization for Victim Assistance and national expert in the areas of physical and sexual abuse investigations.

Training will be held in ten locations statewide (October through December 2019). Additional sessions will be scheduled between January and June 2020. Details will be added as they are available.

Two-day training sessions from 8:30am - 5pm (check in at 8:15am)

  • Day 1: Child Physical Abuse and Child Homicide Investigations
    This class provides participants with current information dealing with the proper investigation and detection of physical child abuse and homicide of children. Participants will study the various injuries that are often inflicted on children to include: bruises, burns, bone injuries and failure to thrive. Additionally, participants will study the various syndromes that are generally associated with child physical abuse and child homicide. The participants will gain an understanding of the dynamics of the offender(s) and what common explanations are most often given for the injuries.
  • Day 2: Child Sexual Exploitation
    This class provides participants with current information concerning the assessment of sexual abuse and sexual exploitation of children.

If you have questions about the training, please contact
Nellie Warriner
Nereida.Warriner@myflfamilies.com

If you have any issues with registration or need to cancel your registration, please contact Centersupport@usf.edu.


Registration Information

Date: October 1-2
Location: Tallahassee
Department of Revenue
2450 Shumard Oak Blvd
Room 2-1250
Tallahassee, FL 32311
Registration link: https://usf.az1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_a47xnn7TrxtSb1H
Must Register by: c.o.b. September 26

 

Date: October 3-4
Location: Pensacola State College
Hagler Auditorium
1001 Underwood Ave
Pensacola, FL 32504
Registration link: https://usf.az1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_9zTM4cLGO4ou257
Must Register by: c.o.b. September 26

 

Date: October 24-25
Location: Ocala
Marion County Sheriff’s Office
Multipurpose Room
3300 NW 10th Street,
Ocala, FL 34475
Registration link: https://usf.az1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_8DlNfxH8iUAoPFr
Must Register by: c.o.b. October 18

 

Date: October 28-29
Location: Nova Southeastern University - Orlando
Room 111
4850 Millenia Blvd
Orlando, Fl 32839
Registration link: https://usf.az1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_3Q7XR3Kha6sMFMh
Must Register by: c.o.b. October 23

 

Date: October 30-31
Location: Nova Southeastern University- Orlando
Room 111
4850 Millenia Blvd
Orlando, Fl 32839
Registration link: https://usf.az1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_0q5y5Jr092aYlMx
Must Register by: c.o.b. October 23

 

Date: November 4-5
Location: Treasure Coast Hospice
Thomas Counseling Center
Community Room, 1st Floor
5000 Dunn Road
Ft. Pierce, Fl 34981
Registration link: https://usf.az1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_bg6tLJ3pQKcqobr
Must Register by: c.o.b. October 30

 

Date: November 7-8
Location: Training and Personnel Development Unit
Miami Police Department
400 NW 2nd Ave
Miami, Fl 33128
Registration link: https://usf.az1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_6YjM0mWIO7FOlVj
Must Register by: c.o.b. October 30

 

Date: November 21-22
Location: St. Petersburg
St. Petersburg College Allstate Center
Florida Room - AC129F
3200 34th St S,
St. Petersburg, FL 33711
Registration link: https://usf.az1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_dg3i7hyUhvUc3u5
Must Register by: c.o.b. November 13

 

Date: December 3-4
Location: Venice Community Center
326 S. Nokomis
Venice, Fl 34285
Registration link: https://usf.az1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_cUybRXf4JtLDn8N
Must Register by: c.o.b. November 28

 

Date: November 14-15
Location: Florida Department of Transportation
Jacksonville Urban Office Services
2198 Edison Ave.
Jacksonville
Registration link: https://usf.az1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_b4bKwg0irfWhiU5
Must Register by: c.o.b. November 8