Please see the workshop descriptions below for some amazing professional development opportunities! If you are interested, fit the attendance criteria and will definitely attend it is recommended that you  register ASAP because these workshops are guaranteed to fill quickly.

 

*Check out our Technical Assistance & Professional Development page for a live calendar of upcoming opportunities*

 

DCYF’s January Data Café

Date: Monday, January 11, 2016

Time: 9:00AM – 1:00PM

Location:  DCYF Mint Conference Room – 1390 Market Street, 9th floor, suite 900 San Francisco

 

The data café is an opportunity for you to do some last minute data entry into the CMS alongside other DCYF-funded partners; ask questions about your data; and/or troubleshoot Progress Report issues with the assistance of Xavier Morales, Data & Evaluation Data Analyst. You do not need to stay the whole time – you can come and go as you please within the 9-1pm timeframe.

 

Free coffee, wifi, tables and chairs will be available. All you need to bring are:

 

  1. Your program’s CMS data (e.g. attendance sheets, participant information). Make sure to check in with your supervisor about taking participant records, which contain confidential, identifying information, off-site;
  2. A wifi or Ethernet-capable laptop. Please note that there is a limited number of Ethernet connections in the Mint Room, so if possible, please bring a wifi-capable laptop; and
  3. Your questions! Xavier Morales will be available to answer your questions and provide assistance.

 

RSVP here to let us know you’re planning on stopping by. For any questions regarding the Data Café, please email or call Xavier Morales at xavier.morales@dcyf.org or 415-554-9519.

 

Click here for registration link:

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/dcyfs-january-data-cafe-monday-january-11-2016-tickets-19123610233

 

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Increasing Youth Participation

Date: Thursday, January 14, 2016

Time: 9:30AM – 12:30PM

Location:  African American Art & Culture Complex– 762 Fulton Street, San Francisco

 

Once you have the basic components of your program in place, it is time to integrate authentic youth voice and choice into your program design.  In this workshop participants will learn how to teach youth the skills of brainstorming, decision making, and project planning in order to provide them authentic opportunities to sculpt the program offerings, and deepen their sense of belonging and connection to your programs.

 

This Training is Ideal For:

  • Coordinators or Directors who oversee afterschool staff
  • Program leaders supervising youth
  • Program leaders or line staff who work directly with youth
  • Program leaders supporting youth in high-risk contexts

 

Participants Will Receive the Following Curriculum:

  • Leaders of Today
  • Enrichments with Intentions

 

Registration Includes:

  • All handouts and materials covered in the training
  • Coffee, Tea and Hot Lunch
  • Opportunity to network with colleagues in the field

 

Presented by Be the Change Consulting

 

 

Click here for registration link:

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/increasing-youth-participation-01142016-tickets-20435633530

 

Let’s Play: Activities to Strengthening Peer Relationships

Date: Friday, January 22, 2016

Time: 9:30AM – 12:30PM

Location:  Support For Families – 1663 Mission Street, 7th Floor, San Francisco

 

Out of school time programs are a fantastic opportunity for all participants to make friends! In this workshop we will explore ways to support children to develop positive peer relationships in your program. We will share activities that build social skills and awareness, strengthen peer relationships, and strategies for embedding these activities throughout your day.

Audience:  OST Direct Service Staff (line staff & site coordinators).

Experience Level: All

Content in this workshop is related to SF ELC Competencies #5, #7 & #9 and SF ELC Resource Guide Chapter 10

 

Presented by the Special Needs Inclusion Project

 

Click here for registration link:

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/lets-play-activities-to-strengthening-peer-relationships-tickets-20437110949

 

Building Bridges to Career & Technical Education: The Pipeline to Improved Long-Term Outcomes for Youth

Who should attend:  Youth Workforce and High School/TAY direct service staff or coordinators/managers. Any number of years of experience.

Date: Tuesday, January 26, 2016

Time: 9:30AM-12:30PM

Location: Valencia Gardens – 390 Valencia St. Community Room, San Francisco, CA 94103

 

STEM based employment is expected to grow by 13% between today and 2022. Many of these technical middle-skill jobs require education beyond high school but not a four-year degree and they make up the largest part of the labor market in the US. Come learn about these careers and what it takes to get youth to college and career ready for tomorrow’s labor market.
You will:

  • Learn about career and technical education options and what occupations these programs prepare students to pursue
  • Meet some of the primary educational providers throughout the area.
  • Learn about the academic requirements and pre-requisites for admission and successful completion of these training programs

You will leave with valuable contacts from Bay Area Career & Technical Education providers and a plan of how to build a pre-bridge in your program to help prepare young people to successfully enter these programs.

 

Presented by Pathways Consultants

 

Register Here:

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/building-bridges-to-career-technical-education-the-pipeline-to-improved-long-term-outcomes-for-youth-tickets-20436218279

 

 

Creative, Resourceful and Whole

Date: Thursday, January 28, 2016

Time: 9:30AM – 12:30 PM

Location:  African American Art & Culture Complex– 762 Fulton Street, San Francisco

 

Coaching is a process to empower individuals and groups to gain greater awareness of their choices, set goals, and cultivate strong connections to others. This training will offer practitioners the essentials of group coaching for young people striving to see themselves as creative, resourceful and whole. These strategies will offer practitioners the essentials of group coaching for young people striving to see themselves as creative, resourceful and whole. These strategies will empower youth to design a life in alignment with core values fueled by their dreams and visions.

 

This Training is Ideal For:

  • Coordinators or Directors who oversee afterschool staff
  • Program leaders supervising youth
  • Program leaders or line staff who work directly with youth
  • Program leaders supporting youth in high-risk contexts

 

Participants Will Receive the Following Curriculum:

  • Creative Resourceful and Whole
  • Icebreakers & Team Builders to Build Community

 

Registration Includes:

  • All handouts and materials covered in the training
  • Coffee, Tea and Hot Lunch
  • Opportunity to network with colleagues in the field

 

Presented by Be the Change Consulting

 

Click here for registration link:

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/creative-resourceful-and-whole-tickets-20435881271

 

 

CMS Beginner Training

Date: Wednesday, February 3, 2016

Time: 10:00AM – 12:00PM

Location:  Controller’s Office Training Room – 1 S. Van Ness Ave, 8th Floor, San Francisco

 

Dear DCYF Partner,

 

This training is open to all programs across all strategies, and will cover CMS basics to familiarize program staff with data entry into the system and some basic troubleshooting tools. Specific topics include creating participant records, setting up activities, taking attendance and running simple reports. It is not necessary to have a CMS user account to attend this training as we will be using sample user accounts to make sure all trainees are on the same page.

 

There are only 21 spots available for the training, so please limit attendance to one staff person per program. Program duplicates will be removed from the training roster and only the first staff person that registers from your program will be kept on the list.

 

If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact Xavier Morales, Data and Evaluation Analyst atxavier.morales@dcyf.org.

 

Click here for registration link:

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/cms-beginner-training-wednesday-02032016-tickets-20478966139

 

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CMS Intermediate Training

Date: Thursday, February 4, 2016

Time: 10:00AM – 12:00PM

Location:  Controller’s Office Training Room – 1 S. Van Ness Ave, 8th Floor, San Francisco

 

Dear DCYF Partner,

 

This training is open to all programs across all strategies, and will cover CMS basics to familiarize program staff with data entry into the system and some basic troubleshooting tools. Specific topics include creating participant records, setting up activities, taking attendance and running simple reports. It is not necessary to have a CMS user account to attend this training as we will be using sample user accounts to make sure all trainees are on the same page.

 

There are only 21 spots available for the training, so please limit attendance to one staff person per program. Program duplicates will be removed from the training roster and only the first staff person that registers from your program will be kept on the list.

 

If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact me at xavier.morales@dcyf.org.

 

Click here for registration link:

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/cms-intermediate-training-thursday-02042016-tickets-20479164733

 

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PTSD and Beyond – Experience versus Diagnosis

Date: Friday, February 5, 2016

Time: 9:30 AM to 4:30 PM

Location:  Room 515– 1380 Howard St, San Francisco, CA 94102

 

Training Goals
• To Increase awareness and understanding of the spectrum of trauma and related treatment implications
• To provide practical information and tools that allows providers to establish effective interventions for trauma treatment.

Training Objectives
By the end of this training participants will be able to:
• Demonstrate understanding of the history of trauma treatment and diagnosis
• Identify the spectrum of trauma and related treatment implications
• Demonstrate understanding of the developmental impact of trauma including its impact on brain development.
• Demonstrate understanding of complex trauma and its impact within our community
• Articulate the importance of addressing client experience when identifying treatment interventions.
• Recognize the challenges of serving trauma impacted clients who do not meet the threshold for DSMV PTSD diagnosis.

Presented by Nicky MacCallum 

 

Click here for registration link:

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/ptsd-and-beyond-experience-versus-diagnosis-tickets-20437367717

 

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