Centers, Institutes & Initiatives
Florida's Center for Child Welfare Practice works in collaboration with the Department of Children and Families to provide in-service training for re-certification of child welfare professionals and foster parents.
Florida Center for Inclusive Communities/University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities Education, Research and Service (FCIC/UCEDD)
FCIC/UCEDD provides both pre-service and in-service training programs for professionals and community members who provide supports and services to individuals with developmental disabilities.
FCIC programs include:
Florida KIDS COUNT is part of the nationwide Annie E. Casey Foundation KIDS COUNT network to track the status of children in the U.S.
NREC HIPPY-USA at USF works to advance the evidence base for HIPPY and support the research and evaluation efforts of HIPPY programs across the United States.
CFS Resources and Special Initiatives
Cultural & Linguistic Competence (CLC) Resource Library for Eliminating Behavioral Health Disparities provides information, training and technical assistance, and evaluation consultation about cultural and linguistic competence.
Institute for Translational Research Education in Adolescent Drug Abuse (ITRE) is a one-of-a-kind education and training program in translational research in adolescent drug abuse.
National Directory of Family-Run & Youth-Guided Organizations for Children's Behavioral Health lists family-run and youth-guided organizations and support groups throughout the United States, US Territories and Tribal Nations.
Youth Suicide Prevention School-Based Guide (The Guide) is a comprehensive, evidence-based guide designed to assist schools, in collaboration with families and community partners, in improving their suicide prevention programs or creating new ones.