Child Protection Transformation Advisory Board

Press Releases, Media Advisories and Video News


Barahona death to spur Florida child protection overhaul
An independent panel and state welfare workers assigned to craft dramatic reforms to the state's child protection system - after the Barahona case debacle - have been given until September to finish their plan. At the first meeting of the Child Protection Improvement Advisory Board, Department of Children and Families Secretary David Wilkins gave the panel until Sept. 30 to draft an overhaul. Read more from the Palm Beach Post - June 17, 2011


Sheriff Shares Plan For DCF Advisory Committee
Palm Beach County Sheriff Ric Bradshaw shares his perspective on what he intends to address as part of a panel on how to improve the Department of Children and Families domestic abuse hotline. See Video from Palm Beach Gardens-WPBF (ABC) - June 16, 2011


Secretary Wilkins - Remarks to CPI Advisory Board, Video


Secretary Wilkins Talks with CPI Professionals, June, 16, 2011 - Video