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WEBINAR: Relationship Education: A Trauma-Informed Approach for Youth

ZOOM Meeting

Join Dr. Kristen Plastino and Jennifer Todd from the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio as they define trauma and discuss Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs). They will explore trauma's effects on young people as well as youth's reactions to trauma. You will learn how they shifted from the existing paradigm to a trauma-informed approach utilizing relationship education. They will share lessons they learned in the field as they implemented their approach with over 100,000 young people over the last 4 years in San Antonio. Objectives: At the end of the presentation, participants will be able to: Describe trauma. Name two causes of Adverse Childhood Experiences. List three either immediate or delayed responses to the "Effects of Trauma." List one lesson learned from the field. Presenters: Kristen Plastino, MD, UT Health SA, UT Teen Health, San Antonio Jennifer Todd, JD, RN, UT Health SA, UT Teen Health, San...

ONLINE TRAINING: Mind Matters Facilitator Training

ZOOM Meeting

November 2 - 6, 2020   9:00 AM - 12:30 PM Pacific / 12:00 PM - 3:30 PM Eastern   Limited to 25 participants. CEs are also available. Registration Deadline: October 19, 2020 at 5:00 PM Pacific Confidently teach Mind Matters after participating in this five-day facilitator training (3.5 hours a day). Conducted online, you will be guided through the program and taught how best to share its insights and skills by its developer, Dr. Carolyn Curtis, and Dibble Master Trainer, Dixie Zittlow. You will learn how to facilitate Mind Matters’ practical, hands-on lessons both in-person and also online with special emphasis on the activities that build resilience and increase hope. The trainers will also cover how to adapt the lessons for use in one-on-one settings. You will receive log-in information for the training one week prior to the training date. Pre-training tasks will be assigned in order to use our...


WEBINAR: Continuous Evidence Building through Small Tests of Change

Online Webinar

Project Evident strives to put practitioners in the driver's seat when it comes to building evidence for their programs. This doesn't mean they need to become statisticians or data wizards. Even small programs without data expertise can run small tests of change to continuously improve—and build evidence for—their programs. This webinar will give a practical overview to get you started on continuous improvement. Objectives: Webinar attendees will: Learn how to identify problems and measure targets for continuous improvement. Go through a working example of root cause analysis as a tool for identifying and prioritizing potential changes. Gain guidance in assessing changes, qualitatively and quantitatively Presenters: Gregor Thomas, Project Evident, Director of Data and Evidence Science, Mississippi Who should attend: All organization leaders responsible for overseeing and measuring effective program delivery, i.e. program directors, program managers, facilitators, and evaluators. When: Wednesday, October 14, 2020, 4:00 pm Eastern/1:00 pm Pacific Duration: 60...