Department Initiatives

Pathway to Independence Summit 2011

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Florida's annual statewide Summit is an exciting opportunity for professionals throughout the state to share best practices and continue advancing standards of excellence for child welfare practice in our state. At the Summit, child protective investigators, Community-Based Care administration and case management staff as well as judges, general magistrates, Children's Legal Services attorneys, law enforcement, medical and mental health providers and child advocates join together to benefit from increased coordination, communication and creativity amongst their fields. The event is structured to allow for multidisciplinary workshops, meetings by profession and planning sessions We look forward to another successful conference scheduled for September 7-9, 2011 in Orlando. For more details please visit the conference website

Program Of Events

Pathway to Independence 2011 Summit Program Of Events is now available view program.


Late Registration is still available at the conference registration page.

Continuing Education Credits Available

The following Continuing Education Credits will be available at the conference. In-Service Training Hours

  • CLE
  • CJE
  • CEU
Presentation Materials

Conference Presentation Materials are available on the conference Presentations Page

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