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Statewide Trainings

Spring Statewide Trainings offered by the Department of Children and Families

Register Early!

Over the dates of May 3-6, 2022, DCF will host two day trainings for Licensing, Eligibility, Adoption, and Independent Living professionals.

Licensing & Eligibility will run concurrently on Tuesday & Wednesday and Adoption and Independent Living will run concurrently on Thursday & Friday.

Dates and items to be addressed include:

(click on the dates below to view the hour-by-hour agenda)

Tuesday & Wednesday, May 3-4, 2022

Eligibility Training Topics:

  • Title IV-E Eligibility
  • Finance
  • F.A.C  and CFOP Updates
  • Legislative Updates
Tuesday & Wednesday , May 3-4, 2022

Licensing Training Topics:

  • Foster Care Referrals

  • Corrective Action Plans

  • Enhanced Level 2

  • Licensure & Placement: Over Capacity

  • Legislative Updates

Thursday & Friday, May 5-6, 2022

Adoption Training Topics:

  • Restoration of Parental Rights

  • MDTs

  • Transition Planning

  • Medical Assistance

  • MAS & AAA Updates

  • Adoption vs GAP

  • Legislative Updates

Thursday & Friday, May 5-6, 2022

Independent Living Training Topics:

  • CFOP Updates

  • Transition Planning

  • Best Practices for Post 18 Programs

  • Legislative Updates

Registration is open and limited scholarships per circuit are available.  Call or email Bob Rooks to inquire about availability BEFORE registering:  1-800-962-3678 / brooks@danielkids.org.  Scholarships must be processed/approved at least 2 weeks prior to the event.  Once  payments are processed for registrations, a $10 administrative fee will be assessed for any refunds requested after submission.

Host Hotel/Facility:

This year’s conference will be held at the lovely Marriott Jacksonville Downtown (245 Water Street, Jacksonville, FL  32202).

Reservations can be made online or by calling Jenny Boyer directly at 904-791-4841.  Reference group code DMI22 when making reservations in order to secure a discount rate.  Reservations must be secured for one night’s room and tax at the time of booking with a deposit or credit card.

Discount Room Rate: $104.00 per night – Reservations must be made by Wednesday, April 27, 2022 in order to secure the discounted group rate. After that date, reservations will be accepted on a space available basis at the discretion of the hotel.

Parking fees:  A discounted rate of $17.00 for valet per day (regularly $25.00/day)


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