• White Paper

    The Institute offers itself as an academic partner with agencies who are interested in incorporating technological rigor within their child welfare practice. Read more about the significance of doing so in this white paper.

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  • Safe Families

    The Institute is leading a five-year longitudinal study of 1,000 newly hired CPIs and case managers. A new research brief is now available on Newly-Hired Child Welfare Workers’ Perceptions of Exceptionally Challenging Cases.

    Read the Research Brief

  • Tallahassee FL

    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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Invitation to propose research
The Institute is pleased to invite proposals for research examining biases that result in disparity within the child welfare system in Florida or among dually-served or crossover youth. For more information, please click here. Deadline: January 15, 2019.
child welfare track partnerships

The Institute and Casey Family Programs are co-sponsoring a child welfare track at the Annual Research & Policy Conference on Child, Adolescent, and Young Adult Behavioral Health (Deadline: October 26, 2018.) The Institute has also partnered with NASW-FL Chapter to offer a child welfare track at the 2019 Social Work Conference (Deadline: November 30, 2018.)

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