Daniel Kids

Statewide Trainings

Spring Statewide Trainings offered by the Department of Children and Families


Register Early!

Over the dates of May 25-28, 2021, DCF will host single day trainings for Adoption, Licensing, Regional Licensing and Independent Living professionals.

Dates and items to be addressed include:

Tuesday, May 25, 2021

Adoption Training Topics:

  • Adoption Applicant Review Committee: Making the Assessment
  • AdoptUSKids-Diligent Recruitment: Concrete Strategies
  • Rewind: Extension of Maintenance Adoption Subsidy
  • DCF Regional Meeting (*DCF invitation only)
*Contact Bob Rooks regarding eligibility
Wednesday, May 26, 2021

Licensing Training Topics:

  • Foster Care Referral & Corrective Action Plan
  • Licensing Report and FSFN Updates for Licensing
  • Foster Home Licensing, Tips, Reminders, and Best Practices
  • Top 10 GAP Questions (Guardianship Assistance Program)
Thursday, May 27, 2021 (*DCF invitation only)

Regional Licensing Training Topics:

  • Foster Care Referral Policy Updates
  • FFPSA – Family First Presentation Service Licensure Updates
  • Budget and Financial Documentation for Child Caring Agencies’ Licensing & Relicensing Activities
  • Licensing Best Practice Procedures
*Contact Bob Rooks regarding eligibility
Friday, May 28, 2021

Independent Living Training Topics:

  • Transition Planning: The Plan for Success
  • Resources to Support IL Youth
  • Postsecondary education Support: Utilizing 504/IEP for College Students
  • Stimulus Plan 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.