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Share your QPI Stories to celebrate 10 years! (+Survey)

We received this email from Celina Granato (The Executive Administrator for QPI) and we were asked to share it! … Please consider taking part if you are in one of our many QPI communities. Dear National QPI Network, Just a

You can still submit your ballots!

The mail-in deadline for the election for Secretary has passed, but to make voting as easy as possible, we have two additional methods for returning your ballots: 1. Or, you may scan or take a snapshot/picture of the ballot (with

Call for Presenters: Annual Conference

Thank you for your interest in the 2018 Florida State Foster Parent Association and National Foster Parent Association Joint Education Conference. The conference will be held June 28-July 1, 2018 in Orlando. (for the event page click here)  We look forward

FSFAPA Election Update

A quick reminder we are nearing the submission deadlines for the election for Secretary. To make voting as easy as possible, we have three methods for returning your ballots in a timely manner: 1. By traditional post mail. Must be

IRMA: More Resources in Response to Hurricane

Here are some National Child Traumatic Stress Network resources to get you ready to be able to respond to a hurricane: Help Kids Cope is a mobile app to assist families cope with hurricanes and flooding. Download the free app

IRMA: Gov. Scott’s office releases comprehensive resource release

To ensure links work, and in case the Governor’s office updates any information, we are posting a link to the release from FRIDAY NIGHT.  (Some local information may have updated, but this is a good “roll up” of state resources.)

IRMA: Sunshine Establishes Crisis Hotline

Sunshine Health Establishes Free Crisis Hotline for Hurricane Irma SUNRISE, FL – As Hurricane Irma heads toward Florida, residents are preparing for its impact. Anxiety is running high for many in the path of this very strong storm. Sunshine Health,

Tips for helping children deal with evacuation, hurricane

Our friend Graham Perkovich, Child Welfare Trainer with Sunshine Health, has pointed out some great resources (from the National Child Traumatic Stress Network) for the storm situation enveloping the peninsula. Simple Evacuation Activities for Children and Adolescents Parent Guidelines for


FSFAPA Note: This outlines the travel order situation by judicial district, if you do not know your judicial district, click here. (Map is by judicial circuit, or you can find your Community Based Care agency.) ***Update Sept 7th at 5:00

FSFAPA Election Update – Ballots Mailed!

Ballots for the 2017 FSFAPA Elections have been mailed to all paid, voting members. Election will be held at the October Quarterly Meeting.  If you cannot attend, please return your completed ballot per the instructions printed on the ballot. Positions