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Partnerships to develop child protection workers.
F.S. 1004.61
1004.61 Partnerships to develop child protection workers.The Department of Children and Family Services is directed to form partnerships with the schools of social work of the state universities in order to encourage the development of graduates trained to work in child protection. The department shall give hiring preferences for child protection jobs to graduates who have earned bachelor’s and master’s degrees from these programs with a concentration in child protection. The partnership between the Department of Children and Family Services and the schools of social work shall include, but not be limited to, modifying existing graduate and undergraduate social work curricula, providing field placements for students into child protection internships in the department, and collaborating in the design and delivery of advanced levels of social work practice.
History.s. 211, ch. 2002-387.