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2017 Awards Nominations Open

Florida State Foster/Adoptive Parent Association 2017 Awards Nominations Nominations must be received by May 1, 2017 Caring Hearts Award – to honor a licensed foster family for quality service to children, exemplary partnership with the system of care and dedication to children

Accepting Nominations for EVP, VP & Secretary

Florida State Foster Adoptive Parent Association is now accepting nominations for Executive Vice President, Vice President and Secretary. Nomination forms and a detailed description of position requirements and responsibilities are attached here or please feel free to contact the Nominations

Conference Scholarship Opportunity

Deadline: May 5, 2017 • Are you an adoptive, kinship/relative or non-relative caregiver/parent? • Are you no longer licensed as a foster parent? • Do your children still live in your home? If you answer “YES” to these questions, we

Duprey Adoptive Parent Survey 2017

Hello Everyone, Below you will find a link to a survey.  We have been ask to forward this to our members.  Please read and if interested please take the survey. Hello!             My name is Ryan

Sunshine Health offers Trauma Informed Care Courses

Graham Perkovich of Sunshine Health shared that they are holding Trauma Informed Care (TIC) online trainings.  The trainings are live webinars in the evenings, (register on the links below) and then enjoy some great evening trainings!  All trainings are at no cost, and all

FCC’s Rally in Tally Schedule Released

Join the Florida Coalition for Children Foundation in advocating on behalf of  Florida’s abused, abandoned, neglected and at-risk children at Rally in Tally! Register Now (See FSFAPA’s event page for Rally in Tally for additional updates) Rally in Tally is dedicated

Lawmakers consider therapy dogs, other benefits for foster children

Click to see original story on News4Jax website. JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Therapy dogs in court and free family access to state parks are among provisions pending before the Florida Legislature next year to help foster children. Alan Abromowitz, executive director for the

Center for Child Welfare Shares First-Hand ‘Normalcy’ Video

Visit the Center’s YouTube channel for more videos and “Just in Time Training.”  

2016-10-15 General Membership Mtg

Membership Meeting Minutes Mulberry, Fl. October 15, 2016 Type of Meeting: Quarterly Membership Meeting Meeting Called to Order by Harriett Wynn, President A motion to approve the minutes from 9/08/2016 with changes if needed was made by Charles Parker.  Seconded

Florida’s GAL Program Receives $250,000 Grant

[Tallahassee, Florida] – Alan Abramowitz, Executive Director of the Statewide Guardian ad Litem office, announced today that the Florida Guardian ad Litem(GAL) Program will receive a 2016 National Court Appointed Special Advocate (National CASA) Association State Growth Grant in the