Jun/14/2011 Girls Circle Facilitator Training | June 13 & 14

Posted by Richard • June 14th, 2011

Promoting Resiliency in Adolescent Girls

Learn Skills to Lead Engaging Support Groups for Girls!

A workshop for service providers, educators, therapists, probation officers, social workers, mental health workers, & others who support girls’ growth and development. Girls Circle training has been applied across all systems of care: schools, mental health, juvenile justice, community-based organizations and child welfare agencies.

Rated a Promising Approach by the Office of Juvenile Justice & Delinquency Prevention

What can you do to encourage adolescent girls to…

  • Enhance judgment and critical thinking skills?
  • Stay true to themselves and value their perceptions?
  • Make wise and healthy choices/decisions?
  • Counter trends towards self-doubt?
  • Respect themselves and others?
  • Voice their ideas and opinions in a safe environment?

Girls Circle Facilitator Training is a workshop that provides adults with a solid, progressive framework of skills to facilitate gender-responsive programs for girls.

13 CEUs to LCSW in NASW approved states. 1 College Credit offered.

June 13-14, 2011
San Pablo, CA
8:00 am – 4:30 pm
Early Bird Fee: $295.00
8:00 am – 8:30 am: Sign-in, Continental Breakfast
8:30 am: Instruction begins
$350 Registration Fee after May 16th
(Full 2-day attendance required)

Hosted by:
City of San Pablo

Location:
Maple Hall
13831 San Pablo Avenue #4
at Alvarado Square
San Pablo, CA 94806

Workshop Outline:

  • Philosophy and Rationale of Girls Circles
  • The Six Step Circle Format – Why it Works
  • Creating Trust, Bonding, and Cohesion
  • Handling Challenging Group Dynamics
  • Primary Role of the Facilitator
  • Effective Facilitation Skills – Get Girls Talking
  • Shaping and Holding Lively Group Discussions
  • Co-Facilitation as an Option

Register online at www.girlscircle.com or call 707-794-9477. Attendees will receive a coupon at the training for 15% off on materials. Coupon will be valid from Day 2 of the training and last for 30 days. Not redeemable with previous purchases. Scholarship application available on the training page at www.girlscircle.com.

Registration fee includes 2-day training, facilitator manual, and continental breakfast.

Girls Circle Association is a Project of the Tides Center


Jun/2/2011 An Overview of Public Health Services and The Integration of Behavioral Health Services and Primary Care

Posted by Richard • June 2nd, 2011

An Overview of Public Health Services and The Integration of Behavioral Health Services and Primary Care

Thursday, June 2
5:30 – 7:00 pm
San Francisco Department of Public Health
101 Grove Street Street, Room 300

Presenters: Vitka Eisen, MSW, ED.D, CEO Walden House and Barbara Garcia, MPA, Director, San Francisco Department of Public Health.

RSVP: Mark Thoma, MSW: thoma_mark@yahoo.com by May 31, 2011.

Free. 1.0 CEU for social workers and MFTs.

May/8/2011 SF Youthworker to Teacher Pathway Application Deadline

Posted by Richard • May 8th, 2011

Deadline extended to May 8, 2011.

The San Francisco Youthworker to Teacher Pathway is structured to address the shortage of qualified, highly skilled teachers in San Francisco Bay area schools. The goal of the program is to provide educational support to underrepresented individuals aspiring to educate the youth of tomorrow. The program will help you gain basic college level academic skills at City College of San Francisco (CCSF) in a two year degree program leading to an AA degree and preparation for transfer to San Francisco State University (SFSU). In addition, the program will assist students with employment placement in an after school program to provide students with a paid work experience that can lead to a pathway into the field of education. Besides the academic training, the San Francisco Youthworker to Teacher Pathway program will provide participants with the social support and guidance necessary to achieve their goals. This will include a support system that works directly with each participant to assist them with their academic and social needs, including case management and tutoring.

The SF YouthWorker to Teacher Pathway Offers:

Opportunity

  • Academic Enrichment for College Success
  • Paid work experience in After School Programs
  • Work with Children and Youth

Support

  • Financial Aid and Scholarship Assistance
  • Tutoring Services
  • Learning Cohort
  • Case Manager and Counseling Services
  • Social Support Services (CalWorks, Housing, etc.)

Outcomes

  • AA or AS Degree, BA Degree
  • Youth Worker Certificate
  • Teaching Career or Career in Youth Development/Human Services

Enrollment Requirements:

  • A passion for working with Children and Youth
  • 17 years of age or older (with High School Diploma or working on GED) and Legally able to work in California.
  • TB Test and LiveScan needed for employment (We can assist you!)

Classes begin Summer 2011!

  • Students selected to participate in the program will be required to take the following summer courses:
    • CDEV 67: The Child, Family & Community
    • ET 108B: Practical Mathematics

Deadline extended to May 8, 2011.

For more information, please contact:
Juan Salazar, Student Support Specialist
Email:  juan.ytp@gmail.com
Phone: (415) 875-0467

Questions? Visit us at CCSF in the MUB, Room 249, or online at sites.google.com/site/sfyw2tp.

 

Apr/26/2011 Neighborhood Emergency Response Team Workshop

Posted by Richard • April 26th, 2011

Earthquake…
How ready are you?

Learn how to:

  • Prepare a family disaster plan
  • Create a personal emergency contact sheet
  • Create a home/work/car kit list
  • Go alone for 3 days

Tips for seniors and What is a Go Bag anyway?

Date & Time:
April 26, 2011
6:30 pm to 8:30 pm

Location:
John Muir ES
380 Webster Street, Auditorium

For more information:
Marco Diaz
415-749-2714

Sponsored by the Western Addition Beacon Center and the Western Addition Family Resource Center

The goal of the NERT program is to help the citizens of San Francisco to be self sufficient in a major disaster situation by developing multi-functional teams, cross trained in basic emergency skills. Through this program, individuals will learn hands-on disaster skills that will help them as members of an emergency response team, preparing them to respond to a personal emergency or as an adjunct to the SFFD response. The 20 hour training consists of six class sessions that are approximately 3 hours each. The NERT Training is free to the public. The San Francisco Fire Department has the following NERT trainings scheduled. You may attend at any location. Enrollment is limited.

Make-ups may be approved. A certificate will be issued. Make-up classes must be completed within 6 months of beginning training. Enrollment must begin by the 2nd session to participate.

NERT website: www.sfgov.org/sffdnert

Apr/14/2011 Interested in a Teaching Career? Deadline Extended to May 8

Posted by Richard • April 14th, 2011

Deadline extended to May 8, 2011.

The San Francisco Youthworker to Teacher Pathway is structured to address the shortage of qualified, highly skilled teachers in San Francisco Bay area schools. The goal of the program is to provide educational support to underrepresented individuals aspiring to educate the youth of tomorrow. The program will help you gain basic college level academic skills at City College of San Francisco (CCSF) in a two year degree program leading to an AA degree and preparation for transfer to San Francisco State University (SFSU). In addition, the program will assist students with employment placement in an after school program to provide students with a paid work experience that can lead to a pathway into the field of education. Besides the academic training, the San Francisco Youthworker to Teacher Pathway program will provide participants with the social support and guidance necessary to achieve their goals. This will include a support system that works directly with each participant to assist them with their academic and social needs, including case management and tutoring.

The SF YouthWorker to Teacher Pathway Offers:

Opportunity

  • Academic Enrichment for College Success
  • Paid work experience in After School Programs
  • Work with Children and Youth

Support

  • Financial Aid and Scholarship Assistance
  • Tutoring Services
  • Learning Cohort
  • Case Manager and Counseling Services
  • Social Support Services (CalWorks, Housing, etc.)

Outcomes

  • AA or AS Degree, BA Degree
  • Youth Worker Certificate
  • Teaching Career or Career in Youth Development/Human Services

Enrollment Requirements:

  • A passion for working with Children and Youth
  • 17 years of age or older (with High School Diploma or working on GED) and Legally able to work in California.
  • TB Test and LiveScan needed for employment (We can assist you!)

Classes begin Summer 2011!

  • Students selected to participate in the program will be required to take the following summer courses:
    • CDEV 67: The Child, Family & Community
    • ET 108B: Practical Mathematics

Deadline extended to May 8, 2011.

For more information, please contact:
Juan Salazar, Student Support Specialist
Email:  juan.ytp@gmail.com
Phone: (415) 875-0467

Questions? Visit us at CCSF in the MUB, Room 249, or online at sites.google.com/site/sfyw2tp.

Apr/13/2011 “Educate, Equip & Support: Building Hope” Training Program

Posted by Richard • April 13th, 2011

United Advocates for Children & Families presents

Educate, Equip & Support: Building Hope

Oakland Training April 11, 12, & 13, 2011
Cal Endowment Building
1111 Broadway, 7th Floor, Oakland, CA 94607

Who will benefit from our training?

Parents/caregivers, parent partners/family partners. This training is designed to promoted increased partnership between family members and treatment providers. The curriculum is designed to inform parents and caregivers about coping with grief regarding the loss of your child’s health, brain development, medications, children’s mental health diagnosis, access to mental health services, special education services, child welfare and probation services. This information allows parents and caregivers to participate in an authentic way with the service providers who are developing treatment plans for their children. At the end of this training you will receive a certificate certifying you as an EES trainer, which will qualify you to facilitate 12-week EES classes for parents/caregivers and family members.

Additionally, participants will learn basic techniques of facilitating their own EES class for parents/caregivers.

For more information and/or to register, call Cindy Claflin at 916-643-1530 ext. 109 or visit www.uacf4hope.org. Cost: $150.

Apr/12/2011 “Educate, Equip & Support: Building Hope” Training Program

Posted by Richard • April 12th, 2011

United Advocates for Children & Families presents

Educate, Equip & Support: Building Hope

Oakland Training April 11, 12, & 13, 2011
Cal Endowment Building
1111 Broadway, 7th Floor, Oakland, CA 94607

Who will benefit from our training?

Parents/caregivers, parent partners/family partners. This training is designed to promoted increased partnership between family members and treatment providers. The curriculum is designed to inform parents and caregivers about coping with grief regarding the loss of your child’s health, brain development, medications, children’s mental health diagnosis, access to mental health services, special education services, child welfare and probation services. This information allows parents and caregivers to participate in an authentic way with the service providers who are developing treatment plans for their children. At the end of this training you will receive a certificate certifying you as an EES trainer, which will qualify you to facilitate 12-week EES classes for parents/caregivers and family members.

Additionally, participants will learn basic techniques of facilitating their own EES class for parents/caregivers.

For more information and/or to register, call Cindy Claflin at 916-643-1530 ext. 109 or visit www.uacf4hope.org. Cost: $150.

Apr/11/2011 “Educate, Equip & Support: Building Hope” Training Program

Posted by Richard • April 11th, 2011

United Advocates for Children & Families presents

Educate, Equip & Support: Building Hope

Oakland Training April 11, 12, & 13, 2011
Cal Endowment Building
1111 Broadway, 7th Floor, Oakland, CA 94607

Who will benefit from our training?

Parents/caregivers, parent partners/family partners. This training is designed to promoted increased partnership between family members and treatment providers. The curriculum is designed to inform parents and caregivers about coping with grief regarding the loss of your child’s health, brain development, medications, children’s mental health diagnosis, access to mental health services, special education services, child welfare and probation services. This information allows parents and caregivers to participate in an authentic way with the service providers who are developing treatment plans for their children. At the end of this training you will receive a certificate certifying you as an EES trainer, which will qualify you to facilitate 12-week EES classes for parents/caregivers and family members.

Additionally, participants will learn basic techniques of facilitating their own EES class for parents/caregivers.

For more information and/or to register, call Cindy Claflin at 916-643-1530 ext. 109 or visit www.uacf4hope.org. Cost: $150.

Mar/10/2011 Geneva Car Barn and Powerhouse Youth Arts Program Seeking Applicants

Posted by Richard • March 10th, 2011


Powerhouse Youth Arts Program (PYAP)

Powerhouse Youth Arts Program (PYAP) Summer 2011 applications are now being accepted. The next Summer Session takes place from July 5 to August 5 (Monday-Friday, 10:00 -4:00 pm)

PYAP has 24 paid positions available every spring, summer and fall. Students must complete a preliminary application for Summer 2011, and if selected, PYAP will ask you for a more detailed application. Students must be a San Francisco student, 14-17 years old.

SF District 11 youth, youth of color, working-class, immigrant and queer youth are encouraged to apply.

To apply, please visit www.genevacarbarn.org.

Geneva Car Barn and Powerhouse (GCBP)

The Geneva Car Barn and Powerhouse (GCBP) is looking for a dedicated group of young people (high school juniors and seniors) interested in assisting our professional staff and artist instructors to teach the fundamentals of arts, leadership and community-building within the Powerhouse Arts Education Program (PAEP). The PAEP works to expand the critical perspectives and capacities all program participants as creators and consumers of art and culture. We offer courses in the Literary, Digital Media, Design/Fabrication and Culinary Arts. Throughout our art and media courses, young people are introduced to the skills and tools that allow them to think critically, plan and execute art projects in collaboration with local community artists, youth and residents.

To apply, please visit Community Arts Education Internships: Application.


Mar/4/2011 Community Vital Signs Workshop Series at SFDPH

Posted by Richard • March 4th, 2011

Community Vital Signs Workshops

Building on our success developing the Community Vital Signs framework in 2010, the Community Benefits Partnership has launched “Phase II: Moving the Needle,” a series of monthly workshops in 2011. Each workshop will be devoted to discussion and networking around two of our 10 health goals/affinity groups. Join other passionate community health stakeholders as we work to “move the needle” on the health indicators we developed in 2010. Each meeting will be an opportunity to discuss key issues with other passionate community health stakeholders. Join us for any or all health goals.

Time & Location:
From 10 a.m. to Noon
San Francisco Department of Public Health
101 Grove Street, Room 220

Upcoming workshops:

  • March 4: Improve Health and Health Care Access for Persons with Disabilities/Promote Healthy Aging
    • Percentage of Disabled Persons with Health Insurance
    • Percentage of San Francisco Corners with Curb Ramps
    • Number of People Living in DPH-subsidized Supportive Housing Units
    • Influenza Vaccination Rate 65+
    • Hospitalization Rate Due to Hip Fractures among Women 65+
    • Hospitalization Rate Due to Hip Fractures among Men 65+
    • Average Wait Time before Receiving Home-delivered Meals
  • April 1: Stop the Spread of Infectious Diseases/Prevent and Detect Cancer
  • May 6: Increase Access to Quality Medical Care/Raise Healthy Kids
  • June 3: Increase Physical Activity and Healthy Eating to Reduce Chronic Disease/Eliminate Health Disparities (please note the change in topics)

Please RSVP for the next meeting to Eddie Kurtz at e.kurtz@circlepoint.com.

For more information about the Community Vital Signs project, visit: www.healthmattersinsf.org, and if there is a health goal that you are passionate about, join our effort:

  • Contribute your ideas and discuss assets, best practices, and resource gaps for each health goal
  • Network with other affinity group members
  • Help us map out San Francisco’s many organizations and programs and create a pathway to reach our health goals
  • If you’re interested in goals we’ve already discussed (i.e. Have a Safe and Healthy Place to Live & Improve Behavioral Health), let us know, and we’ll make sure you hear about future opportunities to become involved.

Accessible Meeting Information

101 Grove St. is wheelchair accessible. Materials in large print will be available at the meeting. To request an assistive listening device, real-time captioning, sign language interpreter or other accommodations for a disability, please contact Jim Soos at (415) 554-2633 or e-mail: Jim.Soos@sfdph.org. Providing at least 72 hours advance notice will help to ensure availability.