State and Local Child Abuse Death Review Teams began working in 2000 to learn from the deaths of children. The teams conduct detailed reviews of the facts and circumstances surrounding child abuse and neglect deaths in which a verified report of abuse or neglect was accepted by the Florida Abuse Hotline within the Department of Children and Family Services.
Report on the creation and implementation of local agreements between foster care agencies and school boards. Issued by Florida’s Children First and the University of Miami Children and Youth Law Clinic in July, 2007.Interagency Agreements: Improving Educational Outcomes for Florida’s Children in Foster Care
Remarks, including specific recommendations for systemic improvement made to the Department of Children & Families Task Force for Child Protection which is studying and recommending improvements to Florida’s child welfare system. Delivered on September 20, 2007 by FCF Executive Director Andrea Moore.