• Child Abuse Prevention Resources

    A recording of our 2-day research symposium will soon be available. In the meantime, please find a list of resources for child abuse prevention on our website.

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  • 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

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

    Learn more about 1004.615, F.S.

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The Global Alliance for Behavioral Health and Social Justice is accepting abstract submissions for the Coming Together for Action 2018 Conference. The deadline has been extended to May 15. Registration opens June 1.

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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