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Technical Assistance and Training Schedule (as of 8/31/16)

The 101 webinars are introductions to strategic goal issue areas. These are intended for new Local Management Board (Board) staff, providers or staff who would like a refresher on any of the available topics.
Disconnected Youth 101
A two-hour webinar on Disconnected or “Opportunity” Youth, including national and statewide data, case studies of successful collective impact models, and an opportunity to ask questions about how you can begin to build a local framework.
Presenter(s):

Christina Church

Date(s):

9/13/16

9/16/16

Registration:

http://bit.ly/2c0aEVC

http://bit.ly/2bS4oij

Reducing the Impact of Incarceration 101
A two-hour webinar on the incarceration boom, its implications for society, and the unintended consequences it has had on children and families. The session will include a look at national and state-level data, the latest research on how the incarceration of a parent directly impacts children and families left behind, and an examination of promising practices in other states and jurisdictions.
Presenter(s):

Brian Alexander

Date(s):

9/9/16

9/21/16

Registration:

http://bit.ly/2bJ8dVl

http://bit.ly/2bVkZRe

Youth Homelessness 101
An increasing number of children in Maryland lack access to reliable housing, a circumstance tied to several negative outcomes. During this two-hour webinar participants will learn about national and State trends, hear about the efforts of the Interagency Council on Homelessness, and discuss promising program models that may be effective at addressing the issue of youth homelessness in the community.
Presenter(s):

Christina Drushel Williams

Patricia E. Arriaza

 

Date(s):

9/19/16

Registration:

http://bit.ly/2bB0zjL

Youth Engagement 101
Youth Engagement is a powerful way for organizations to include the young people they serve, in moving their work forward and to better serve the youth in the community. During this two-hour webinar participants will learn the 8 principles of youth development, the benefits of adopting youth engagement strategies, and how to incorporate youth engagement strategies to address the Children’s Cabinet’s four strategic goals.
Presenter(s):

Christina Drushel Williams

 

Date(s):

9/14/16

Registration:

http://bit.ly/2bC19Ll

Any of the above 101 sessions can be adapted upon request to individual LMB sessions.
Please contact the presenter to make arrangements.
The 201 sessions are intended for LMB staff who want to explore specific program ideas, share with peers on what’s working, obstacles and lessons learned to gain insight on how to work through challenges.
Disconnected Youth 201
A continuation to the 101 session; this in-person session presents recent developments in research and collective action around connecting youth to employment and education. Topics will include: Statewide WIOA implementation; recent research around summer jobs; lessons learned from last year’s Performance Partnership Pilots (P3); and new models for serving youth in rural areas.
Presenter(s):

Christina Church

Date(s):

Hagerstown
10/7/16

Crownsville
10/25/16

Cambridge
10/27/16

Registration:

http://bit.ly/2bB1y3g
http://bit.ly/2c4rrFr


http://bit.ly/2bRItcw

 

Reducing the Impact of Incarceration 201A continuation of the 101 session; this in-person session presents recent developments in research and program implementation in Maryland supporting children and families impacted by parental incarceration. There will be an opportunity for peer-to-peer sharing and discussion for those Boards currently implementing programs in support of this strategic goal but also a chance for Boards that are unsure where or how to start to hear from colleagues who have already begun to address the issue in their communities. Presenter(s):

Brian Alexander

Date(s):

Crownsville
10/19/16

 

Cambridge
11/4/16

Registration:

http://bit.ly/2bQPc25

 

 

http://bit.ly/2bGp1KM

Youth Engagement 201
A continuation of the 101 session; this in-person session will provide strategies and best practices for engaging youth in your work/organization. Topics will include models and best practices for working with youth; barriers to youth participation; and partnering with existing youth organizations. Participants will also have the opportunity to learn from each about what’s working in their jurisdictions.
Presenter(s):

Christina Drushel Williams

 

Date(s):

Hagerstown
10/7/16

 

Crownsville
10/25/16

 

Cambridge
10/27/16

Registration:

http://bit.ly/2bB1y3g

 
http://bit.ly/2c4rrFr

 


http://bit.ly/2bRItcw

 

Any of the above 201 sessions can be adapted upon request to individual LMB sessions.
Please contact the presenter to make arrangements.
THE LEGISLATIVE PROCESS
This two hour in-person session will provide a basic overview of the process for budget development and legislation in Maryland; including information on how the legislative process works and the structure and make-up of the Maryland General Assembly. This session can be tailored for all levels of familiarity with the legislative process.

 

This session can be adapted upon request to and individual LMB session.

Presenter(s):

Cassie Shirk

Date(s):

Hagerstown
10/13/16

 

Crownsville
11/9/16

 

Cambridge
TBD

Registration:

http://bit.ly/2bB3jNT
http://bit.ly/2bBxOC5

 

COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT & SUSTAINABILITY
This in-person session will provide an overview of the foundation and processes involved in the assessment of community needs, and any gaps in services. Participants will learn methods which support the process of working collaboratively with, and through, community groups affiliated by geographic proximity, special interests, or shared experiences to address issues affecting the wellbeing of children and families impacted. Session work will target the convening of a “neutral table” to build partnerships and co-create solutions, and the linkages involved with funding services for children and families by leveraging state funding and growing local resources. Attendees will engage in peer discussions regarding the benefits and challenges of the community engagement process which supports mobilization of resources and influence systems changes. Presenter(s):

Pam Brown

Date(s):

Crownsville

11/17/16

Registration:

http://bit.ly/2bQQCtb

RESULTS BASED ACCOUNTABILITY (RBA)
Training of Trainers

This two-day training of Results Based Accountability trainers will develop a Peer Support Network, a cadre of advanced RBA practitioners to train and assist other Boards and community partners. In addition to the training, there will be 40 hours of ongoing coaching for the cadre.

Presenter(s):

Karen Finn

Date(s):

12/12/16 – 12/13/16

Registration:

Application information forthcoming

RBA 101 Trainings

Four 1-day trainings. RBA uses a data-driven, decision-making process to help communities and organizations get beyond talking about problems to taking action to solve problems.

Presenter(s):

Karen Finn

Date(s):

10/20/16

 

4/26/17

Registration:

Forthcoming

Clear Impact Scorecard (a.k.a. Results ScorecardTM) Training

The Clear Impact Scorecard is designed to help agencies manage and improve the performance of their programs & services; engage in a strategic approach to funding and decision-making and easily share their data and collaborate with likeminded partner organizations. In addition to the scheduled Scorecard Trainings, each LMB will be able to schedule one day of onsite consultation, webinars, and coaching.

Presenter(s):

Karen Finn

Date(s):

Round 2 – FY16 & FY17 – TBD

 

Registration:

Forthcoming

 

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