QPI Documents

Resources for Foster Parents/Caregivers

Florida's Practice Model

Child Protection Safety Decision Making Methodology - Current Practice vs Future Practice (DCF, 2013)

 

Core Tenets of Florida's Practice Model

 

Florida's Practice Model Brochure

 

Safety Decision Making Diagram

 
Understanding the Child Welfare System

A Family Guide to Dependency Court (Video)

Acronyms commonly used in child welfare

Birth Parents with Trauma Histories and the Child Welfare System - A Guide for Foster Parents (NCTSN, 2011)

I'm Going to Court -Booklet for Youth (ECA)

Understanding Child Welfare and the Courts (CWIG 2011)

What's Happening in Dependency Court? An Activity Book for Children (FL Office of Court Improvement)

Youth in Court Fact Sheet (Fl Children First, 2012)

 
Advocating for Children and Youth

Family Guide to Systems of Care for Children with Mental Health Needs (SAMHSA)

Helping Children in Foster Care Transition to Child Care Services

Parenting a Child Who Has Been Sexually Abused: A Guide for Foster and Adoptive Parents

What is Exceptional Student Education for Children with Disabilities (FLDOE 2011)

 
Coparenting

New! Roles and Supports / OurKids FL

New! What would Soloman do? Supporting the Foster Care Child's Relationship with the Biological Parent

 
Dental Care Resources
 
Foster Parent Investigations

CFOP 175-12 General Counsel Interpretation (2/2013)

 

Child Protective Investigations Involving Foster Parents - Information Sheet (Jan'13)

DCF Memo: Foster Care Investigations and Referrals (9/2012)

Florida's Foster Allegation Support Team - Brochure

Florida's Foster Allegation Support Team - Website

 
Additional Resources

ACCESS Food, Medical & Cash

 

Additional Foster Parent Resources

 

Adoptive Parent Resource Page

Florida's Center for Child Welfare

Florida State Foster Adoptive Parent Association

National Foster Parent Association

 
Partnership Plan and Communication

New! Case Manager Introduction Form

 

Florida Partnership Plan

 

New! Foster Family Introduction Letter / FamiliesFirst Network FL

 

New! Foster Parent Introduction to Case Manager Form

 
Safety and Preparedness

The Car Seat Lady

 

SafeKids.org

Resources for CBC/Agency Staff

For QPI Training Coordinators

Blank Just in Time Training PowerPoint Template

 

Child Welfare Staff and Foster Parent Training - Group Approach (powerpoint slides)

Passport to Quality Parenting Training Modules (Resources for QPI Training Coordinators)

QPI Site Team Leader Resources (additional documents)...

 
CBC Foster Parent Mentoring Programs

Community Partnership for Children - FP Mentoring Program Information and Application

CPC FP Mentoring (Training information)

Devereux CBC Caregiver Support Program


 
Interventions

ABC-V Introductory Materials

 

Enhancing Visitation (ABC-V)

 
Transition Planning

Transitioning Children in Care- A Review of Practices Around the State (Dec'10)

Court Caregiver Input Form

Transition Plan

Permanency Staffing: Caregiver Input Form

Transition Child Information Sheet

Sample Court Order with Transition Language

Transition Planning Training

Transition Planning for Children in Out-of-Home Care Quality Assurance Review (April 2013)

 


 
 
Recruitment Tools and Placement Tools

25 by 25 Campaign Flyer

25 by 25: Preschooler Flyer

25 by 25: Sibling Group Flyer

25 by 25: Teen Flyer

25 by 25: Toddler Flyer

Child Specific Recruitment Case File Review Tool

Child Specific Recruitment Plan

Child Specific Recruitment Presentation Handout

Child Specific Recruitment Task Force Youth Questionnaire

Do you want to be adopted?

New! Key Placement Questions/Our Kids FL

Mock Recruitment Plan

Partly Cloudy or Partly Sunny?

Placement Eco Map

Recruiting for Free: It Can Be Done!

Step by Step: Developing a Targeted Recruitment Campaign

"We Need You" Pass Along Cards

 



Resources for CBC/Agency Staff

From the Dept of Children and Families

DCF Memo: Sharing Records with Foster Parents (2010)

Discipline Policy (En Espanol)

Foster Parent Turnover: Why do Florida Foster Parents Leave the System? (1/2013)

Guidelines on Moving Infants and Young Children (10/1/10)

Normalcy, Babysitting, Vacation, and Emergency Care for Children in Out of Home Care (3/5/13)

Partnership: A letter from Interim Secretary, Esther Jacobo to Foster Parents (7/22/13)

Sharing Records with Foster Parents (Guidance Document)

 
Miscellaneous...

AHCA Medicaid Fact Sheet

 

Appendicies for Building Successful Resource Families (AECF, 2012)

 

Building Successful Resource Families - A Guide for Public Agencies (AECF, 2012)

 

Co-Parenting Agreement 1st Draft

 

Eight Things Foster Parents Wish Every Child Advocate Knew

 

New! FAPA Flyer Example

 

Financial Eligibility Criteria to be a Foster or Adoptive Parent

 

Procedural Safeguards for Parents of Students with Disabilities (Dept of Ed, 2013)

 

Psycho-Legal Considerations of Placing Children in Foster Care (October, 2014)

 

QPI Sites and Brand Statements (8-24-11)

 

Respite Request Information Form

 

Review of the Quality Parenting Initiative (2011)

 

Self-Sabotage in Foster Care Placements

 
 
 
Independent Living/ Normalcy

Additional Normalcy Resources

 

An Open Letter from Secretary Wilkins: Foster Parents and Residential Group Care Providers (5/24/13)

Don't say NO before you KNOW (Normalcy Myths)

Keys to Independence

Online Social Networking Policy (2/22/12)

 


Financial Empowerment Toolkit


A Financial Empowerment Toolkit for Youth and Young Adults in Foster Care


Creating a Credit Profile - How To Build Your Credit

 

Get Tax Savvy - What You Need to Know About Taxes


Know Your Credit History - How to Interpret a Credit Report


Protect Yourself and Your Stuff - What You Need to Know About Insurance