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Sun. 18 Oct, 2020

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Mon. 19 Oct, 2020

Facing The Future In A Virtual World (Mon. 19 Oct, 2020 9:00 am - Wed. 21 Oct, 2020 3:00 pm)

Facing The Future In A Virtual World 

We all know that 2020 has been a challenging year but with challenges also come opportunities. Now, more than ever, we need to find ways to connect, collaborate and learn to navigate our new world. While we would love to see you all and would always rather network in person, we did not want to miss the opportunity to provide you with great content from topical speakers.
We are offering all nonprofit organizations, business leaders and volunteers in the state of Louisiana to login (from wherever you may be working) to hear from experts in the fields of board governance, creative fund development, virtual events, the leadership strategies needed in this complicated time and more great content. CLICK HERE

 

TBRI Fridays - Introduction and Overview (Mon. 19 Oct, 2020 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm)

Parenting is challenging, particularly when you are parenting a child from a hard place.  Children from hard places include children who experienced distress in the womb or during delivery, were hospitalized early in life, were abused or neglected, or experience trauma, whether natural or man-made. TBRI® Introduction & Overview will focus on understanding the meaning of child behaviors, the brain chemistry of a child from a hard place, and how to help children and families heal and connect.

MW 8:00pm-9:30pm October 19, October 21, October 26, October 28 MWFM 12:00pm-1:30pm Ocotber19, October 21, October 21, Ocotber 23, October 26

CLICK HERE

Tue. 20 Oct, 2020

Facing The Future In A Virtual World (Mon. 19 Oct, 2020 9:00 am - Wed. 21 Oct, 2020 3:00 pm)

Facing The Future In A Virtual World 

We all know that 2020 has been a challenging year but with challenges also come opportunities. Now, more than ever, we need to find ways to connect, collaborate and learn to navigate our new world. While we would love to see you all and would always rather network in person, we did not want to miss the opportunity to provide you with great content from topical speakers.
We are offering all nonprofit organizations, business leaders and volunteers in the state of Louisiana to login (from wherever you may be working) to hear from experts in the fields of board governance, creative fund development, virtual events, the leadership strategies needed in this complicated time and more great content. CLICK HERE

 

Continuing Conversations: Non-Academic Career Paths for Researchers Studying Families and Relationships (Tue. 20 Oct, 2020 11:00 am - 12:00 pm)

Continuing Conversations: Non-Academic Career Paths for Researchers Studying Families and Relationships

This free, virtual 4-part series will introduce graduate students and early career investigators (“emerging scholars”) to some of the non-academic career paths that researchers with graduate training in family-related disciplines have taken. Attendees must register for each Zoom event separately. Registration links and additional details about each session below.

Conversation 1: Research in Non-Academic Research Organizations
Tuesday, Oct. 20, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM CT

Conversation 2: Social Science Research in Non-Research Industries
Thursday, Oct. 29, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM CT

Conversation 3: Applied Research at NCHS and the Census
Thursday, Nov. 19, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM CT

Conversation 4: Science Administration at NIH
Thursday, Dec. 3, 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM CT

The economic consequences of COVID-19 have profoundly changed the academic job market for emerging scholars. More than ever, emerging scholars entering the job market may want to consider career opportunities outside of academia. CLICK HERE

TRUST-BASED RELATIONAL INTERVENTION (TBRI) VIRTUAL TRAINING AND COLLABORATION (Tue. 20 Oct, 2020 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm)

TRUST-BASED RELATIONAL INTERVENTION (TBRI) VIRTUAL TRAINING AND COLLABORATION!

 My Community Cares is partnering with Crossroads NOLA to host a TBRI® virtual training and collaboration. We are excited to offer you the ability to experience the TBRI® training LIVE ONLINE via Zoom, from wherever you are! You will have the opportunity to interact with the trainer and other Rapides Parish service providers and community partners.

The first session will be held on October 20, 2020, from 12:00pm to 2:00pm, and the second session on October 27, 2020, from 12:00pm to 2:00pm. It is critical to participate and register for both sessions to get the most out of this experience. You must participate in BOTH training sessions to obtain CEU credits.  CLICK HERE

Assessing and Improving Trauma-Informed Care in a Children’s Advocacy Center (Tue. 20 Oct, 2020 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm)

Assessing and Improving Trauma-Informed Care in a Children’s Advocacy Center

This webinar is the third in a series of three webinars and focuses on assessment of children's advocacy centers as trauma-informed providers of care to children and youth experiencing trauma.  This webinar will review the use of the National Child Traumatic Stress Network (NCTSN) Trauma-Informed Organizational Assessment (TIOA) tool for assessment of a children’s advocacy center. It will discuss how changes in that organization could improve services provided to children and youth that have experienced trauma.  CLICK HERE

Wed. 21 Oct, 2020

Facing The Future In A Virtual World (Mon. 19 Oct, 2020 9:00 am - Wed. 21 Oct, 2020 3:00 pm)

Facing The Future In A Virtual World 

We all know that 2020 has been a challenging year but with challenges also come opportunities. Now, more than ever, we need to find ways to connect, collaborate and learn to navigate our new world. While we would love to see you all and would always rather network in person, we did not want to miss the opportunity to provide you with great content from topical speakers.
We are offering all nonprofit organizations, business leaders and volunteers in the state of Louisiana to login (from wherever you may be working) to hear from experts in the fields of board governance, creative fund development, virtual events, the leadership strategies needed in this complicated time and more great content. CLICK HERE

 

Fundamentals of Child Welfare ONLINE (Wed. 21 Oct, 2020 10:00 am - Fri. 23 Oct, 2020 12:15 pm)

Fundamentals of Child Welfare

APPROVED: 6.5 hours of Social Work CEU and 6.5 hours CLE,

including 1 hour each of Legal Ethics and Legal Professionalism

This three-day, interactive workshop provides a comprehensive overview of the Child in Need of Care (CINC) practice. Designed for a multi-disciplinary audience, this workshop will incorporate adult learning theory, lecture, small group activities and interactive practice using real case scenarios. Topics will explore constitutional, federal and state law, ethics in practice, child development and trauma in child welfare cases.  The ethics portion of this workshop will focus on practice as guided by the Rules of Professional Conduct for attorneys and the National Association of Social Workers Code of Ethics.

Upon completion of this workshop, participants will have gained a greater understanding of constitutional, federal and state laws that govern CINC practice, the purpose of each of hearing; concepts of timely permanency for families; reasonable efforts to prevent removal and to achieve the permanency goal; ethical rules and regulations; roles and responsibilities of involved parties and the impact of child development and trauma on children and parents.  

Fundamentals of Child Welfare is an asset for improving the knowledge base of Attorneys, CASA, Child Welfare Staff, Social Workers and others who provide professional service, representation, advocacy and/or care for children in need of care and/or their parents. Those new to the Child Welfare profession, as well as those wanting a refresher, will especially appreciate this workshop.

Registration is $10 

PRESENTED BY:

Franchesca Hamilton-Acker, JD, Acadiana Legal Services Corporation
D’Juannia Judge, LCSW, CSM with LA Dept. of Children and Families (DCFS)
Rodney Hastings, JD, with LA Dept. of Children and Families (DCFS-BGC)
Thailund Porter-Green, JD , Pelican Center for Children and Families
Sharon B. Worthy, LMSW, Retired DCFS and SW Consultant  

CLICK HERE

Orleans Parish Juvenile Court CINC Training (Wed. 21 Oct, 2020 1:00 pm - Thu. 22 Oct, 2020 4:00 pm)

Orleans Parish Juvenile Court CINC Training

Join us for a training focused on Child in Need of Care (CINC) laws, policies and practice. Faculty members will discuss the constitutional, federal and state laws underlying child welfare cases. Attendees will explore the new safety decision model used by the Louisiana Department of Children and Family Services and the new forms recently adopted, and how to assess reasonable efforts both to prevent removal and to further the permanency goal, and the Family First Act.  Learn what all these topics mean to child welfare professionals and how to apply these principles to everyday work. The training will incorporate legal professionalism.

October 21-22, 2020 - Virtual Conference  1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

October 21, 2020

· State & Federal Laws, Children’s Code

· Adolescent Brain Development

· New Safety Decision Model

· Reasonable Efforts

Total CLE for Day One: 3 hours (application pending)


October 22, 2020

· Culture & the Court—Issues of DIsproportionality

· Court Readiness*

· Case Study

· Recap of Key CINC Goals

Total CLE for Day Two: 3 hours, including 1 hour of Professionalism* (application pending)

This event is hosted by:

¨ Louisiana Supreme Court—Court Improvement Program

¨ Orleans Parish Juvenile Court

¨ Pelican Center for Children and Families

Special Guest Speaker: Mimi Laver, ABA Center for Children & the Law   CLICK HERE

Estate Planning (Wed. 21 Oct, 2020 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm)

Estate Planning

Attorney Wendra Moran, will be speaking to individuals and families who are living with a Behavioral Health Concern or Developmental Disability.  She will be sharing information on the various legal status options for children approaching the "age of majority," which, in Louisiana is 18 years of age.  Attorney Moran, will discuss Power of Attorney, Continuing Tutorships, Interdictions and the new legislation for Supported Decision Making.  Individuals, parents and family members will gain a better understanding of the legal options available and what might be appropriate for their individual circumstances. CLICK HERE

Thu. 22 Oct, 2020

Fundamentals of Child Welfare ONLINE (Wed. 21 Oct, 2020 10:00 am - Fri. 23 Oct, 2020 12:15 pm)

Fundamentals of Child Welfare

APPROVED: 6.5 hours of Social Work CEU and 6.5 hours CLE,

including 1 hour each of Legal Ethics and Legal Professionalism

This three-day, interactive workshop provides a comprehensive overview of the Child in Need of Care (CINC) practice. Designed for a multi-disciplinary audience, this workshop will incorporate adult learning theory, lecture, small group activities and interactive practice using real case scenarios. Topics will explore constitutional, federal and state law, ethics in practice, child development and trauma in child welfare cases.  The ethics portion of this workshop will focus on practice as guided by the Rules of Professional Conduct for attorneys and the National Association of Social Workers Code of Ethics.

Upon completion of this workshop, participants will have gained a greater understanding of constitutional, federal and state laws that govern CINC practice, the purpose of each of hearing; concepts of timely permanency for families; reasonable efforts to prevent removal and to achieve the permanency goal; ethical rules and regulations; roles and responsibilities of involved parties and the impact of child development and trauma on children and parents.  

Fundamentals of Child Welfare is an asset for improving the knowledge base of Attorneys, CASA, Child Welfare Staff, Social Workers and others who provide professional service, representation, advocacy and/or care for children in need of care and/or their parents. Those new to the Child Welfare profession, as well as those wanting a refresher, will especially appreciate this workshop.

Registration is $10 

PRESENTED BY:

Franchesca Hamilton-Acker, JD, Acadiana Legal Services Corporation
D’Juannia Judge, LCSW, CSM with LA Dept. of Children and Families (DCFS)
Rodney Hastings, JD, with LA Dept. of Children and Families (DCFS-BGC)
Thailund Porter-Green, JD , Pelican Center for Children and Families
Sharon B. Worthy, LMSW, Retired DCFS and SW Consultant  

CLICK HERE

Orleans Parish Juvenile Court CINC Training (Wed. 21 Oct, 2020 1:00 pm - Thu. 22 Oct, 2020 4:00 pm)

Orleans Parish Juvenile Court CINC Training

Join us for a training focused on Child in Need of Care (CINC) laws, policies and practice. Faculty members will discuss the constitutional, federal and state laws underlying child welfare cases. Attendees will explore the new safety decision model used by the Louisiana Department of Children and Family Services and the new forms recently adopted, and how to assess reasonable efforts both to prevent removal and to further the permanency goal, and the Family First Act.  Learn what all these topics mean to child welfare professionals and how to apply these principles to everyday work. The training will incorporate legal professionalism.

October 21-22, 2020 - Virtual Conference  1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

October 21, 2020

· State & Federal Laws, Children’s Code

· Adolescent Brain Development

· New Safety Decision Model

· Reasonable Efforts

Total CLE for Day One: 3 hours (application pending)


October 22, 2020

· Culture & the Court—Issues of DIsproportionality

· Court Readiness*

· Case Study

· Recap of Key CINC Goals

Total CLE for Day Two: 3 hours, including 1 hour of Professionalism* (application pending)

This event is hosted by:

¨ Louisiana Supreme Court—Court Improvement Program

¨ Orleans Parish Juvenile Court

¨ Pelican Center for Children and Families

Special Guest Speaker: Mimi Laver, ABA Center for Children & the Law   CLICK HERE

General Mental Health (Thu. 22 Oct, 2020 11:00 am - 12:30 pm)

General Mental Health 

An overview of the different types of mental illness and the characteristics of each. The webinar offers information on how to live a productive life with lived experience, as well as offers resources for those in need of help. CLICK HERE

Understanding the Intersection Between Substance Abuse and Child Maltreatment (Thu. 22 Oct, 2020 11:00 am - 12:30 pm)

Understanding the Intersection Between Substance Abuse and Child Maltreatment

Join us for a webinar that will feature information that child welfare professionals need in their work with families where parental substance abuse is the intersecting factor related to child abuse or neglect.  The content will include an extensive discussion of the causes and the brain science of substance abuse disorders, as well as an understanding of family dynamics and techniques for supporting positive parenting behavior.

The presenters include Judith Grisel, PhD, author of the best-selling book, “Never Enough” and a Professor at Bucknell University who will outline what she has learned through her groundbreaking research on the nature of addictive diseases, and Paul DiLorenzo, ACSW, MLSP, who has trained a national cohort of child welfare professionals on the topic of parental substance abuse and child maltreatment. CLICK HERE

 

Running an Effective Case Review in a Virtual World (Thu. 22 Oct, 2020 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm)

Running an Effective Case Review in a Virtual World

This training will explore the challenges and opportunities associated with virtual case review meetings. 

Participants will learn strategies for developing and facilitating an effective case review that engages Multidisciplinary Team (MDT) members and supports a collaboration approach. This training will also discuss how virtual case review can serve to support and strengthen teams when in-person MDT development in not an option.

Speaker: Greg Flett, MSW, the senior program manager for the Southern Regional Children's Advocacy Center, a program of the National Children's Advocacy Center (NCAC) in Huntsville, AL.

1. Participants will learn how to use virtual platforms to run an effective case review meeting.
2. Participants will learn strategies for effective virtual facilitation and techniques for engaging MDT members.
3. Participants will learn approaches to enhancing team collaboration and sustaining partnerships. CLICK HERE

Intro to Be Strong Families Parent Cafés (Thu. 22 Oct, 2020 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm)

Intro to Be Strong Families Parent Cafés

Designed to introduce attendees to the history, benefits, major parts and roles of a Be Strong Families Parent Café. Complete with experiencing a virtual parent café.  CLICK HERE

Fri. 23 Oct, 2020

Fundamentals of Child Welfare ONLINE (Wed. 21 Oct, 2020 10:00 am - Fri. 23 Oct, 2020 12:15 pm)

Fundamentals of Child Welfare

APPROVED: 6.5 hours of Social Work CEU and 6.5 hours CLE,

including 1 hour each of Legal Ethics and Legal Professionalism

This three-day, interactive workshop provides a comprehensive overview of the Child in Need of Care (CINC) practice. Designed for a multi-disciplinary audience, this workshop will incorporate adult learning theory, lecture, small group activities and interactive practice using real case scenarios. Topics will explore constitutional, federal and state law, ethics in practice, child development and trauma in child welfare cases.  The ethics portion of this workshop will focus on practice as guided by the Rules of Professional Conduct for attorneys and the National Association of Social Workers Code of Ethics.

Upon completion of this workshop, participants will have gained a greater understanding of constitutional, federal and state laws that govern CINC practice, the purpose of each of hearing; concepts of timely permanency for families; reasonable efforts to prevent removal and to achieve the permanency goal; ethical rules and regulations; roles and responsibilities of involved parties and the impact of child development and trauma on children and parents.  

Fundamentals of Child Welfare is an asset for improving the knowledge base of Attorneys, CASA, Child Welfare Staff, Social Workers and others who provide professional service, representation, advocacy and/or care for children in need of care and/or their parents. Those new to the Child Welfare profession, as well as those wanting a refresher, will especially appreciate this workshop.

Registration is $10 

PRESENTED BY:

Franchesca Hamilton-Acker, JD, Acadiana Legal Services Corporation
D’Juannia Judge, LCSW, CSM with LA Dept. of Children and Families (DCFS)
Rodney Hastings, JD, with LA Dept. of Children and Families (DCFS-BGC)
Thailund Porter-Green, JD , Pelican Center for Children and Families
Sharon B. Worthy, LMSW, Retired DCFS and SW Consultant  

CLICK HERE

Sat. 24 Oct, 2020

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