Events

Events, Meetings and Training

Brevard Family Partnership and our partners and providers host a variety of meetings, training seminars, and conferences designed to advance our professionalism and provide necessary and important information to our colleagues, foster and adoptive parents, and stakeholders.

Agency Meetings

Meetings take place at Brevard Family Partnership’s main office, located at 389 Commerce Parkway, Suite 120, Rockledge, FL 32955, unless otherwise noted.
In accordance with Florida’s Sunshine Law, Brevard Family Partnership post these notices for public meetings and events where two (2) or more BFP Board members may be in attendance.

All interested parties may attend. The facility where these public meetings are held is accessible to the physically handicapped.  In accordance with the Americans With Disabilities Act,  persons needing assistance to participate in any of these public meetings should contact Christopher Goncalo, by telephone at 321-752-4650 or via email at Christopher.Goncalo@brevardfp.org.

 

Brevard Family Partnership Board Affordable Housing Committee
September 15, 2021
Time: 10:00 -11:00
Location: Please contact Laurie-Anna DeGennaro at 321-266-0603 for video conference details.

Brevard Family Partnership Board of Directors Meeting
Fourth Thursday of the month (No meetings in July and November)
Time: 8:30 am – 10:00 am
Location: Please contact Laurie-Anna DeGennaro at 321-266-0603 for video conference details.

Family Allies Board of Directors Meeting
Fourth Thursday Quarterly
Time: 10::00 am – 10:30 am
Location: Please contact Laurie-Anna DeGennaro at 321-266-0603 for video conference details.

Brevard Family Partnership Board Executive Committee Meeting
Date: The 3rd Monday, monthly
Time: 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Location: Please contact Laurie-Anna DeGennaro at 321-266-0603 for video conference details.

Brevard Family Partnership Board Finance Committee Meeting
Date: The 3rd Wednesday, quarterly
Time: 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Location: Please contact Laurie-Anna DeGennaro at 321-266-0603 for video conference details.

Brevard Family Partnership Board Marketing and Philanthropy Committee Meeting
Date: The 3rd Wednesday, bi-monthly.
Time: 8:30 am – 10:00 am
Location: Please contact James (Jim) Carlson at 954-892-7193 for video conference details

Brevard Family Partnership Board Risk Management Committee Meeting
Date: The 4th Wednesday, bi-monthly
Time: 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Location: Please contact Rose Savoy at 321-752-4650 for video conference details

 


Provider Network Meeting

Provider Network meetings are held quarterly.
The meetings are scheduled to begin at 9:00 a.m. and end at 10:30 a.m. take place at Brevard Family Partnership – 389 Commerce Parkway, Suite 120, Rockledge, FL. If you are interested in attending, please contact Ashley Carraro, Senior Executive of Programs, at (321) 752-4650 ext. 3022 for specific dates as they are scheduled at the beginning of each fiscal year.


CLICK HERE to view our Meeting Accessibility Instructions and ADA Compliance for special accommodations.


Notice: Your attendance at or participation in an event or activity presented by Brevard Family Partnership, Brevard C.A.R.E.S. or The National Center for Innovation and Excellence implies your consent to be photographed or videotaped for promotional or educational purposes. For specific questions or concerns about this notice, please contact our Public Relations Department at (321) 752-4650.


Volunteer

Volunteer Information Session

Contact Lori Taylor at Lori.Taylor@brevardfp.org.


Trainings

Non-Abusive Psychological and Physical Intervention (NAPPI)

NAPPI Training is being rolled out as a required training for all foster parents. Relative /Non-Relative caregivers and group home staff are invited to attend as well. NAPPI training is intended to provide skills to caregivers for managing difficult behaviors. This training will teach Psychological i.e. verbal behavior management techniques.

NAPPI Training – Initial Mandatory Training – Yearly

No childcare available – Please make childcare arrangements as you could be asked to attend another session.

PLEASE RSVP to Monica Martin at 321-752-4650 x 3026 or Monica.Martin@brevardfp.org prior to each training date to secure your spot.


LGBTQ Youth in Care Training

Contact Christopher.Goncalo@brevardfp.org for information.


Online Training, Webinar Opportunities, and Resources

An Act of Good Faith

Please join Florida’s faith leaders and child welfare professionals for An Act of Good Faith, a series of virtual roundtable events. Florida’s leaders in the foster care and adoptive arenas will share information on several major announcements that are reshaping the child welfare system and moving vulnerable children and families out of crisis.

Date: Thursday December 10, 2020
Time: 12:30 – 1:30PM
Location: Online Register Here


The Center for Advancement of Child Welfare Practice
http://centerforchildwelfare.fmhi.usf.edu/Pages/Default.aspx

Quality Parenting Initiative ‘Just in Time’ Training
www.QPIFlorida.com

National Resource Center for Permanency and Family Connections (NRCPFC)
http://www.hunter.cuny.edu/socwork/nrcfcpp/newsletters.html

National Alliance for Drug Endangered Children
http://www.nationaldec.org/


Special Events

An Act of Good Faith

Please join Florida’s faith leaders and child welfare professionals for An Act of Good Faith, a series of virtual roundtable events. Florida’s leaders in the foster care and adoptive arenas will share information on several major announcements that are reshaping the child welfare system and moving vulnerable children and families out of crisis.

Date: Thursday December 10, 2020
Time: 12:30 – 1:30PM
Location: Online Register Here


Youth Thrive Summit


Golf Tournament


Holiday Gift Drive


2020 Lip Sync Battle: Due to the current situation, this annual event has been postponed


Holiday Gift Drive


Tacky for Tots Holiday Fundraiser Sponsored by Coastline Realty Experts


Foster Parent Informational Session

Foster families are some of the most extraordinary people in our community—your friends and neighbors who open their hearts and homes to the many children every year who suffer abuse or neglect. Join them and give a child a safe play to stay. Take an active role in their life and contribute to their health and well-being each day with guidance and support.

Interested in learning more?

Join us for an informational session and get answers to all of your questions from professionals in the field like, foster parents, adoptive parents, licensing and adoption experts.


For the health and safety of our community, all Foster Parent Information Sessions have been moved to a virtual platform through Facebook Live. Events are scheduled to begin at 4:00 P.M. on the currently scheduled dates. If you do not have access to Facebook, please call (321) 752-4650 X 3031 or email foster@brevardfp.org for further details.

If you are thinking of becoming a foster parent, join us to get all your questions answered!


This event is now held virtually. Please read above for details. Foster Parent Informational Sessions are held twice a month at either our Central Care Center in Rockledge or our South Care Center in Palm Bay from 6:00—7:30 p.m. Quarterly Foster Parent Informational Sessions are held four times a year at the Titusville Civic Center from either 2:00 – 3:30 p.m. or 12:00 – 1:30 p.m.  Please call for more information about the quarterly sessions or check our Parent Informational Session Schedule.

Rockledge: 4050 Riomar Drive, suite 120, Rockledge, FL 32955
Palm Bay: 1591 Robert J. Conlan Blvd; Suite 128, Palm Bay, FL 32908
Titusville: Civic Center – 4220 S. Hopkins Avenue, Titusville, FL 32780


For additional information or to RSVP, please contact (321) 752-4650 ext. 3031 or foster@brevardfp.org.

CLICK HERE for Full Foster Parent Informational Session Schedule 2018-2019


Caregiver Information Session and Orientation

Caregiver Information Sessions are held the 2nd Tuesday of each month from 6:15 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.  We look forward to meeting with our caregivers and providing information that will assist with navigating our system of care.

Location: 1620 Ferndale Ave., Melbourne, FL 32935


Caregiver Orientations are held the 2nd Wednesday of each month from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at the Central Care Center in Rockledge, and from 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. at the South Care Center in Palm Bay.  Information about what to expect as a caregiver, available resources, applying for benefits, and more will be available.

Rockledge: 4050 Riomar Drive, Suite 120, Rockledge, FL 32955
Palm Bay: 1591 Robert J. Conlan Blvd., Suite 128, Palm Bay, FL 32908


For additional information or to RSVP, please contact (321) 752-4650 ext. 3082 or Silvia.Perez@brevardfp.org.


Monitoring Surveys

Training Calendars

Americans with Disabilities (ADA) Accessibility
If you require special accommodations to participate in any Brevard Family Partnership meeting or event, please call Christopher Goncalo, Contract & Compliance Manager at (321) 752-4650 ext. 3060 at least seven days prior to the date of the activity.

CLICK HERE to view our Meeting Accessibility Instructions and ADA Compliance for special accommodations.