Florida's Children First

Foster Care Adoption Finalization: Going beyond paper pushing to ensure your clients are protected with Maria Bates – Recorded 7.9.21

This training is geared to attorneys who have or may be asked to finalize an adoption from foster care. It will also be useful for others in the system who want to know what should be happening in adoption finalizations. Topics include…

2021 Florida Child Welfare Legislative Update – Recorded 6.28.21

Florida’s 2021 Legislative Session resulted in the passage of two bills that will have a significant impact on Florida’s child welfare system. A handful of other bills also…

The Brave New World of Out of Home Care in Florida – Recorded 3.19.21

Florida is changing its array of placements for foster children to meet the requirements of the federal Family First Act. Beginning in October 2021 the federal government will stop paying for traditional group care…

2020 Tech Tuesday Training (Child Welfare Online Resources) – Recorded 9.22.20

A 90-minute tour of several websites that provide a wealth of information you can use when working with children and families involved in the child welfare system…

2020 Child Welfare Legislative Update – Recorded 7.31.20

Florida’s 2020 Legislative Session resulted in the passage of several bills that affect Florida’s child welfare system. High profile bills like Jordan’s Law and the DCF Accountability Act made the news. Others that…

Training Videos: Call Me Call – Helping Young Clients Learn How to Reach You

Jessica Rae, an avid child advocate and children’s right attorney in Florida, has created a few videos to help attorneys taking on dependency cases. In this video, she shares a few of her tips teaching your child clients how to reach you.

Training Videos: Initial Client Interview

Jessica Rae, an avid child advocate and children’s right attorney in Florida, has created a few videos to help attorneys taking on dependency cases. In this video, she shares a few of her tips for meeting and interviewing child clients.

Dependency – Step by Step

This training is intended to provide an overview of dependency court to attorneys who have volunteered to represent children in dependency proceedings.

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