• Child Abuse Prevention Symposium

    While registration is now closed for the Institute’s Spring Symposium on Child Abuse Prevention, you will be able to watch a recording of the 2-day event on our website in early May.

    View the Agenda

  • Human Trafficking Screening Tool Survey Data Report Summary

    The Institute and DCF conducted two surveys of case managers and child protective investigators.

    Read the report for the findings

  • Tallahassee FL

    The Florida Institute for Child Welfare was established under s. 1004.615, Florida Statutes.

    Learn more about 1004.615, F.S.

Florida Institute for Child Welfare


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April is National Child Abuse Prevention month. This month we are hosting a research symposium on child abuse prevention, as well as celebrating 100 years of social work at FSU. Join the Institute on Facebook and Twitter for coverage of this month's events.


The Florida Study of Professionals for Safe Families (FSPSF) is a five-year longitudinal study on child welfare employee retention, and ultimately, child and family outcomes. Read the latest brief:  Encouraging versus Challenging Supervision: Experiences of Newly-hired Child Welfare Workers.

UPCOMING Conferences

The National Association of Social Workers Conference will be held June 14-16, 2018 in Ft. Lauderdale, FL.  Save the Date for next year's Conference of the International Society for Child Indicators Conference, to be held August 26-27, 2019 at the University of Tartu, Estonia.

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