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Friday, April 03, 2020

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Strengthening Advocacy for Children & Families - Regional Meeting New Orleans

Strengthening Advocacy for Children & Families! 
 
Regional Meetings Across the State Scheduled - Join us at the meeting in your area. Invite community members, nonprofit, faith-based & government leaders!
  • Legislative Update from the 2016 Special Session (February 14-March 9)
  • Review of Bills filed for the 2016 Regular Legislative Session (March 14-June 6)
  • Advocacy Tools
  • Networking with Regional Leaders
 
The following dates/locations are set. Please consider sending an RSVP for planning purposes.
 
 
To download a flyer with all the sites on one page, click here.
Tuesday, March 29, 2016 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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Strengthening Advocacy for Children & Families - Regional Meeting Hammond

Strengthening Advocacy for Children & Families! 
 
Regional Meetings Across the State Scheduled - Join us at the meeting in your area. Invite community members, nonprofit, faith-based & government leaders!
  • Legislative Update from the 2016 Special Session (February 14-March 9)
  • Review of Bills filed for the 2016 Regular Legislative Session (March 14-June 6)
  • Advocacy Tools
  • Networking with Regional Leaders
 
The following dates/locations are set. Please consider sending an RSVP for planning purposes.
 
 
To download a flyer with all the sites on one page, click here.
Wednesday, March 30, 2016 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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Strengthening Advocacy for Children & Families - Regional Meeting Lafayette

Strengthening Advocacy for Children & Families! 
 
Regional Meetings Across the State Scheduled - Join us at the meeting in your area. Invite community members, nonprofit, faith-based & government leaders!
  • Legislative Update from the 2016 Special Session (February 14-March 9)
  • Review of Bills filed for the 2016 Regular Legislative Session (March 14-June 6)
  • Advocacy Tools
  • Networking with Regional Leaders
 
The following dates/locations are set. Please consider sending an RSVP for planning purposes.
 
 
To download a flyer with all the sites on one page, click here.
Thursday, March 31, 2016 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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Strengthening Advocacy for Children & Families - Regional Meeting Lake Charles

Strengthening Advocacy for Children & Families! 
 
Regional Meetings Across the State Scheduled - Join us at the meeting in your area. Invite community members, nonprofit, faith-based & government leaders!
  • Legislative Update from the 2016 Special Session (February 14-March 9)
  • Review of Bills filed for the 2016 Regular Legislative Session (March 14-June 6)
  • Advocacy Tools
  • Networking with Regional Leaders
 
The following dates/locations are set. Please consider sending an RSVP for planning purposes.
 
 
To download a flyer with all the sites on one page, click here.
Thursday, March 31, 2016 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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Strengthening Advocacy for Children & Families - Regional Meeting Baton Rouge

Strengthening Advocacy for Children & Families! 
 
Regional Meetings Across the State Scheduled - Join us at the meeting in your area. Invite community members, nonprofit, faith-based & government leaders!
  • Legislative Update from the 2016 Special Session (February 14-March 9)
  • Review of Bills filed for the 2016 Regular Legislative Session (March 14-June 6)
  • Advocacy Tools
  • Networking with Regional Leaders
 
The following dates/locations are set. Please consider sending an RSVP for planning purposes.
 
 
To download a flyer with all the sites on one page, click here.
Friday, April 01, 2016 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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Legislative Wrap-Up/Annual Meeting



 

 

 

 

 

Louisiana Partnership for Children and Families: 

Legislative Wrap-Up & Annual Meeting

Thursday, June 16, 2016

 

Join LA Partnership for a review of legislative actions focused on:

  • Budget
  • Child Welfare
  • Child Health
  • Early Care & Education
  • Juvenile Justice
  • Other Issues Affecting Families and Children

This is the only scheduled legislative wrap-up that focuses entirely on children and families.

Click to Register Now

Members attend free!

Organization, Community and Corporate members can send 2 people for free!

Non-member rate is $35

June 16, 2016

West Baton Rouge Conference Center, Port Allen, LA

Doors open at 10:00 am

Wrap Up begins at 10:30 am

Thursday, June 16, 2016 10:30 am - 1:30 pm
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LAFFCMH: The Family Forum "Let's Talk" Statewide Networking Call

Please join LA Federation of Families for Children's Mental Health for a statewide informational networking call.

This call will be a meeting place where we can all come; parents, professionals, organizations, and consumers to share information about the different things going on in our communities and get ideas from each other by networking. 

Thursday June 30, 2016    10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Please join our meeting by calling:

Dial- in Number: (641) 715-3580

Access Code: 358-897-996

 

For more info contact Jessica Norman at 225-293-3508/This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or toll free at 1-800-224-4010.

Louisiana Federation of Families, 4600 Sherwood Common, Suite 304, Baton Rouge, LA 70816

Thursday, June 30, 2016 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children: From Prevention to Survivor Care

Greetings Amazing Community Partners!

We would like to personally invite you all to the upcoming CARE Session on Wednesday, September 28thCommercial Sexual Exploitation of Children: From Prevention to Survivor Care. CARE Sessions are typically open to the public and do not require a ticket; however, do to the overwhelming interest we’ve had in this particular topic, we have reached capacity in the venue. We have set aside several seats for our community partners, but would like to have a confirmed list of attendees.

Please let me know as soon as possible if you would like me to secure a ticket under your name or for anyone in your organization!  

**This is a FREE event with 6 approved CEUs for social workers. We are also working on securing CLEs – please let me know if you are able to assist with this! We are open to partnering with an organization that would like to provide CEUs for LPCs as well – please let me know if you are interested in this.

Mark your calendar for the next CARE Session…

Wednesday, September 28th

Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children: From Prevention to Survivor Care
Held in the St. Charles Room on the first floor of the Dana Student Center

Loyola University, New Orleans, LA

8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Making Escape Possible for Survivors of Human Trafficking in the US

Dr. Laura Murphy, Assistant Professor, Loyola University

8:45 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.

Child Sex Trafficking: Identification and Response 

Kate Reilly, Special Agent, Homeland Security Investigations (HSI)
TFC Justin L. Berry, Louisiana State Police

10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Lunch on your own.

TrafficK Jam: The Legal System Response to Human Trafficking

Laurie McGehee, Manager of Probation Services,
Caddo Parish Juvenile Court

1:15 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.

Why Don’t They Just Leave?: The Power of Psychological Coercion

Shobana Powell, Mental Health Court Coordinator,
Caddo Parish Juvenile Court

3:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

For map and directions: http://apply.loyno.edu/sites/apply.loyno.edu/files/file_attach/campus-map-april-2016.pdf Or see attached map.

***PARKING will be VERY limited in the Loyola garage. Please arrive early and please carpool! You may also park at the Calhoun campus of Children's Hospital, across from the New Orleans Children's Advocacy Center, and carpool from there. Please advise, most street parking in the neighborhood is 2 hour parking.

 

Hope to see you all there!

 

SAMANTHA SAHL, LMSW
Case Manager
New Orleans Children’s Advocacy Center
and Audrey Hepburn CARE Center
Children's Hospital | Founding Member of LCMC Health
200 Henry Clay Avenue | New Orleans, LA 70118
OFFICE (504)896-9237 | FAX (504)896-9733
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  | www.CHNOLA.org| www.NOCAC.net

Wednesday, September 28, 2016 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
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Questions About Your Taxes Workshop

Questions About Your Taxes Workshop

 

How does the August flood affect your 2016 tax return? What can you do before the year ends to make sure you get the deductions you need?

 

Capital Area United Way and FHFGBR have teamed up to offer tax workshops for individuals with disabilities, their families, and their caretakers. 

 

This workshop is FREE!

 

Join us to learn more about taxes and how you can get your taxes done for free.

 

Monday, January 9

5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Families Helping Families

2356 Drusilla Lane

Baton Rouge, LA

Monday, January 09, 2017 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
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“Grandparents Night Out”

Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Information Center of LA

2017 Annual

“Grandparents Night Out”

Join us for a fun-filled and relaxing evening as we celebrate Grandparents Raising Grandchildren’s Grandparents Dance.  Come dance and/or socialize with other grandparents/caregivers/friends as music fills the air.  We will have food, music, and dancing. 

 

Tickets are available for a nominal fee of $5.00 per person at the door. Portraits will be available to capture that special evening.

                                                           

                                                Friday, February 17 2017-  6:00 pm until 10:00 pm

                                                Kristenwood Reception & Catering Hall

                                                14025 Greenwell Springs Road

                                                Baton Rouge, Louisiana

For info call 225-810-3555, tickets will be at the door. It will be an evening you will cherish forever!  

ANY DONATIONS OR CONTRIBUTIONS

WILL BE GREATLY APPRECIATED!     

 

Friday, February 17, 2017 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Webinar To Discuss Youth Homelessness and Juvenile Justice

Webinar To Discuss Youth Homelessness and Juvenile Justice

On February 28, 2017, from 3 to 4 p.m. ET, the Coalition for Juvenile Justice, in partnership with the National Network for Youth and the National League of Cities' Institute for Youth, Education, and Families, will host “Collaborating for Change: Addressing Youth Homelessness and Juvenile Justice.” This webinar will discuss strategies to help community collaborations across systems ensure that homeless youth are not criminalized. Participants will also learn ways to prevent youth from becoming homeless as a result of their involvement with the juvenile justice system.

Please Register Here https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/2170138366146510082?ed2f26df2d9c416fbddddd2330a778c6=bchmizimcg-begimciv

Tuesday, February 28, 2017 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Webinar To Discuss Media Attention for Youth Making a Difference

Webinar To Discuss Media Attention for Youth Making a Difference

Native LeadersOn February 28, 2017, from 5 to 6 p.m. ET, OJJDP, in collaboration with United National Indian Tribal Youth (UNITY), will present “How To Get Media Attention for Your Youth Who Are Making a Difference.” This webinar will focus on how to garner media attention for the positive things youth are doing in their community. Participants will learn how to write an effective news release and prepare youth for media interviews. 

Register https://events-na8.adobeconnect.com/content/connect/c1/1110525827/en/events/event/shared/default_template_simple/event_registration.html?sco-id=2052702540&ed2f26df2d9c416fbddddd2330a778c6=uqpddwjgad-ujmwdqwg

Tuesday, February 28, 2017 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Working with Families in Today's Complex World

Working with Families in Today's Complex World - Wednesday, March 8, 2017, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm, East Bank Regional Library, 4747 W. Napoleon Ave., Metairie, LA 70001: Interacting with and supporting families experiencing complex problems is a challenge as they try to navigate systems. Are you considering all issues families face when working with your clients? Are you truly understanding what caretaking means in today's world? Are you effectively reaching them or just shuffling out resource phone numbers? Increase your agency and staff awareness of the culture of care taking in our world today and what it really takes for families to succeed.

Click here to register http://files.constantcontact.com/8a030977001/17aabdff-12c3-42a9-bce3-82b4a43662b8.pdf

Wednesday, March 08, 2017 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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Understanding the School Discipline Process Through IDEA and IEPs

Understanding the School Discipline Process Through IDEA and IEPs - Wednesday, March 8, 2017, 11:30 am - 12:30 pm:  Learn about functional behavioral assessment (FBA), behavior intervention plans (BIP) and how to be proactive in addressing behavior in your child's IEP.

Audience: Parents, Caregivers, and Professionals of School-Aged Children/Students

Click here to register https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/4980086565857745923

Wednesday, March 08, 2017 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
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Moving Up: Planning Your Child's Successful Transition at Age 3

Moving Up: Planning Your Child's Successful Transition at Age 3 - Thursday, March 9, 2017, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm: Prepare and plan for a smooth transition from Early Steps/early intervention. This presentation includes an overview of various programs and services that may be available for three year old with special needs in your community.

Audience: Parents, Caregivers, and Professionals of Infants 0 - 3 years

Click here to register https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/1947345424405150211

Thursday, March 09, 2017 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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Digital Dialogue: Getting Ready for National Child Abuse Prevention Month

April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month

March 13, 1:00 pm: Explore how you can use Child Welfare Information Gateway resources to support prevention month activities.  

Get ready and get active! The Children's Bureau's Office on Child Abuse and Neglect (CB/OCAN) is hosting a series of 30-minute Digital Dialogues to support National Child Abuse Prevention Month activities and beyond.

Register now! https://events-na12.adobeconnect.com/content/connect/c1/1303271630/en/events/event/shared/1654731305/event_landing.html?sco-id=1652355724&_charset_=utf-

Monday, March 13, 2017 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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Section 504: The OTHER Service Option

Section 504: The OTHER Service Option - Tuesday, March 14, 2017, 11:00 am - 12:00 pm: What do parents need to know about Section 504? It is important for parents of students with disabilities and special needs to have information and an understanding of Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act. Understanding the provisions of this important law can help parents be effective partners in working with schools to meet the educational needs of their student with disabilities. 

Audience: Parents, Caregivers, and Professionals of School-Aged Children/Students

Click here to register https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/7549987188086615299

Tuesday, March 14, 2017 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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On Time, Prepared, and In Control: Executive Functioning Strategies for Success

On Time, Prepared, and In Control: Executive Functioning Strategies for  Success Wednesday, March 15, 2017, 11:00 am - 12:00 pm: When students have issues with executive functioning, any task that requires planning, organization, memory, time management and flexible thinking becomes a challenge. We will explore these challenges as well as strategies to help your students improve their executive skills and manage the difficulties. 

Audience: Parents, Caregivers, and Professionals of School-Aged Children/Students

Click here to register https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/3159052318191120643

Wednesday, March 15, 2017 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Webinar To Discuss New Juvenile Drug Treatment Court Guidelines

Webinar To Discuss New Juvenile Drug Treatment Court Guidelines

On March 15, 2017, from 2 to 3:30 p.m. ET, OJJDP, the National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges, and the American Institutes for Research will host a webinar to answer questions that have been submitted about the Juvenile Drug Treatment Court Guidelines, which were released in December 2016. Registrants will also be able to submit additional questions when they register.

Register https://n1.m.tt/a/ovotmpvaxo-wdctqrte.html?mp_hash=F1428CEFD2767EAC11EA38E9A63607F01FC8A60D8BECB59A5ABD517E6492D25E

Wednesday, March 15, 2017 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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Webinar To Discuss Group Mentoring

Webinar To Discuss Group Mentoring

MENTOR logoOn March 16, 2017, from 1 to 2:15 p.m. ET, MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership will present “Designing and Implementing Group Mentoring Programs.” This webinar will explore strategies that will help mentoring programs build trusting and supportive relationships within a group mentoring setting.

Resources: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/312134139859041282?ed2f26df2d9c416fbddddd2330a778c6=avjkouvuoj-ayrlkvle

Thursday, March 16, 2017 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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