Statewide Trainings

Winter Statewide Training offered by the Department of Children and Families


Register Early!

Over the dates of January 28 & 29, DCF will host a training for Licensing professionals.  View agenda here.

Items to be addressed include:

  •  Time to Level Up: Level I Re-licensure
  • The Big Switch to 65C-45
  • It’s Their Right: Foster Parent Bill of Rights
  • Back to Basics: Background Screening Requirements
  • Top 10
  • On the Brighter Side: Sunshine Health 

Additionally, over the dates of January 30 & 31, a training will be offered for Eligibility & Finance professionals. View agenda here.

Items to be addressed include:

  • 2019 Policy Cliff Notes
  • Going Public with Private Adoptions
  • Oops, I Missed It…2019 FSFN Enhancements
  • Claim to Fame
  • System Overload
  • Don’t Get Caught in the Sunset! 
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 $20 fee will be assessed for any refunds requested after submission.

Conference Facility:

The 2020 Winter training will be held at the Omni Jacksonville Hotel (245 Water Street, Jacksonville, FL  32202).

Reservations can be made online or by calling the Omni directly at 1-888-444-6664.  Reference group code DCF Winter Training  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: $145.00 per night – Reservations must be made by Monday, January 6, 2020 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.

Attendees will enjoy a 10% discount on food & beverage  purchases (excluding alcohol) in Juliette’s Bistro

Parking fees: $14.00 per day self park / $17.00 per day valet parking

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