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Wednesday, April 17, 2019

March of Dimes Louisiana Lobby Day (Wed. 17 Apr, 2019 7:45 am - 1:00 pm)

March of DimesLouisiana Lobby Day

Meet us at the capitol as we advocate for healthy moms and strong babies.  We look forward to welcoming you to this year's lobby day and advocating for #blanketchange!

Wednesday, April 17, 2019 7:45 am. 

LOCATION: Louisiana State Capitol 
ADDRESS: 900 N. Third Street, Baton Rouge, LA 70802 

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Cultural Consciousness (Wed. 17 Apr, 2019 9:00 am - 4:00 pm)

Cultural Consciousness

A curriculum adapted from the New Jersey Child Welfare Training Partnership Cultural Competence Curriculum, presented by Patsy Wilkerson, M.A. This course introduces participants to concepts of cultural consciousness in the workplace and explores the impact of personal views and values regarding sexual orientation, gender, race and ethnicity on their role. Through activities, videos and group discussions, participants explore the roots of their biases and assumptions and how these dynamics affect their working relationships with others. During the course, participants are challenged to address issues concerning how their perspectives on lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender are impacted by their world views. Participants also create and share strategies for raising awareness and interacting moreeffectively with individuals who are different from themselves. Registration is $25 and will cover lunch, refreshments, and training materials. DCFS staff may attend with supervisory approval. DCFS Child Welfare Training
Office will submit the names of all authorized attendees for registration. *CLE and CEU Applications are approved for 6hours including one hour for professionalism.

Pre-registration is required in order to accommodate lunches. April 17, 2019  City: Lafayette. LA Location: Progressive Community Outreach Center 125 Gallien St. Lafayette, LA 70504 In gym

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LPCA Annual Legislative Day 2019 (Wed. 17 Apr, 2019 9:00 am - 4:00 pm)

LPCA Annual Legislative Day 2019

Please join us for the Louisiana Primary Care Association's Annual Legislative Day! 
Every year, Community Health Center leadership, staff, board members, and advocates gather in Baton Rouge to show their support for the Health Center Program and our collective mission to bring affordable, quality healthcare to EVERY patient in our community.
This event will be held at the Capitol Park Event Center, a short walking distance away from the State Capitol. The Event Center is located at 702 River Road in Baton Rouge.

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Comprehensive Opioid Abuse Program TTA Funding Webinar (Wed. 17 Apr, 2019 10:00 am - 11:00 am)

Comprehensive Opioid Abuse Program TTA Funding Webinar

During this webinar, participants will receive an overview of BJA's FY 2019 Comprehensive Opioid Abuse Training and Technical Assistance Program opportunity and can learn more about the application process. 

April 17, 2019 10:00 am-11:00 am

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Integrating Mindfulness to Support Resiliency in the Child Welfare Workforce (Wed. 17 Apr, 2019 1:00 pm - 1:45 pm)

Integrating Mindfulness to Support Resiliency in the Child Welfare Workforce

Child welfare professionals are exposed to difficult, potentially traumatizing experiences that can lead to secondary traumatic stress and burn out. Mindfulness is an evidence-based way to support health, wellbeing, and resiliency in the face of stress and trauma. In this seminar, participants will learn about the health and wellness benefits of mindfulness and ways mindfulness has been implemented to support child welfare and other professionals working with children and families affected by trauma and adversity. A range of mindful practices will be introduced and explored, with participants developing a plan for integrating practices into their daily work and home routines. 

Wednesday, April 17, 2019 1:00:00 PM CDT - 1:45:00 PM CDT

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Learning Together to Prevent Homelessness for Youth and Young Adults with Child Welfare Involvement – An Update (Wed. 17 Apr, 2019 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm)

Learning Together to Prevent Homelessness for Youth and Young Adults with Child Welfare Involvement – An Update

Learn about the work of six Children’s Bureau grantees who seek to prevent homelessness among youth and young adults with child welfare histories – the Youth At-Risk of Homelessness (YARH) grantees.
Join the Children’s Bureau, the Office of Planning, Research, and Evaluation, and Mathematica Policy Research for a one-hour webinar on Wednesday, April 17, 2019 at 3 pm (eastern). During the webinar, Catherine Heath from the Children’s Bureau will provide an overview of the YARH multi-phase grant project. Cay Bradley and Andrew Burwick from Mathematica Policy Research will speak about the supports provided to YARH grantees and discuss three recent publications focused on: (1) an overview of the YARH multi-year grant program, (2) challenges grantees faced and how they were addressed through technical assistance, and (3) methods YARH grantees used to engage youth in the development of the comprehensive service models. This webinar will highlight how experiences and lessons from the YARH grant may be useful to federal, state, and local stakeholders working in child welfare, youth homelessness, youth development, and related fields.

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