Child Protective Investigations (CPI) pre-service training program for each circuit in the

Northeast Region

USF provides a comprehensive Child Protective Investigations (CPI) training program for the DCF Northeast Region to include new and existing child welfare staff providing services in twenty counties in northeast Florida (DCF Circuits 3, 4, 7 & 8). The child welfare staff served are employees working for the Department of Children and Families, including supervisors.  Services consist of child protection professional certification training, job coaching, field training, in-service, quality assurance and emergent needs training. 


Northeast Region Training Webpage

Northeast Region Webpage


The Region includes the following circuits/counties:

Circuit 3: Columbia, Dixie, Hamilton, Lafayette, Madison, Suwannee, Taylor

Circuit 4: Clay, Duval, Nassau

Circuit 7: Flagler, Putnam, St. Johns, Volusia

Circuit 8: Alachua, Baker, Bradford, Gilchrist, Levy, Union



Training Consortium Trainers:

Rachel Cannon Ghulamani , Training Manager, 1000 NE 16th Avenue, Bldg G, Gainesville, FL 32601
Joshua Fuchs, 5920 Arlington Expressway, Jacksonville, FL 32211
Steve McGarvey, 210 N. Palmetto Avenue, Suite 440, Daytona Beach, FL 32114
Rachael Dougherty, 1000 NE 16th Avenue, Bldg G, Gainesville, FL 32601


Patricia Medlock
Regional Managing Director
5920 Arlington Expressway
Jacksonville, Florida 32231-0083



College of Behavioral & Community Sciences
Department of Mental Health Law and Policy
Louis de la Parte Florida Mental Health Institute
University of South Florida
13301 Bruce B. Downs
Tampa, FL 33612-4672

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