San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
How can we work with families most effectively?
What does it mean to be a quality Family Strengthening and Support program?
How can managers, direct service staff, and families work together to develop and sustain quality programs?
This full-day certification training on the Standards of Quality for Family Strengthening & Support details how the Principles of Family Support Practice and the Strengthening Families Approach, with its research-based, evidence-informed 5 Protective Factors, can be applied together to enhance work with families.
Whether you are setting up a new program or strengthening an existing one, the Standards provide a blueprint for implementing best practice. Participants who complete the full session will receive a certificate from the California Network of Family Strengthening Networks, valid for two years. Continental breakfast, lunch, and training materials are included.
Please note: Check-in, networking, and continental breakfast with coffee will begin at 8:30 AM.
Lunch and materials will also be provided.
The training will begin promptly at 9:00 AM, and doors will close at that time.
Please plan accordingly, as latecomers will not receive certificates.
Who should come?
- SFFSN Member agencies
- Management and direct service staff in the Family Support and Strengthening field. Teams of Executive Directors, Managers, Coordinators, and direct service staff are highly encouraged, because each has a key role to play in implementing the Standards effectively.
- Program officers and contract managers in the Family Support and Strengthening field
- Overview of the Principles of Family Support Practice
- Overview of the Strengthening Families Approach and its 5 Protective Factors
- Family Centeredness -- How can we develop and implement a program that is centered on the needs of families?
- Family Strengthening -- How can we help families to build upon their strengths for achieving success?
- Embracing Diversity -- How can staff and families embrace the many facets of diversity?
- Community Building -- How can Programs and families build strong communities?
- Evaluation -- How do we know how well our Programs are serving families?
Dr. Martina Ayala - Director of Training, San Francisco Family Support Network
Continuing Education Units:
Course meets the qualifications for 7.5 hours of continuing education credit for MFTs, LPCCs, and/or LCSWs, as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences.
Continuing Education Provider: San Francisco Family Support Network
If you would like to take this training for continuing education credit, the fee is $25 in addition to the ticket price. Please pay the fee separately by credit card by clicking on the CEU option.
In order to receive continuing education credit, you must arrive on time, and you cannot leave early.
- By Credit Card: Through Eventbrite
- By Check: Download and submit Registration Form from our website: www.sffsn.org/training
Note: This policy applies to each ticket purchased for individual participants.
- If you cancel more than 5 days before the training, you will be refunded your registration fee less a $10 cancellation fee.
- Please email your cancellation request to Ricardo Eugenio – firstname.lastname@example.org
- If you cancel 0-5 days before the training date, no refund or credit will be given.
- SFFSN reserves the right to cancel this training if minimum registration requirements are not met. A refund will be giving to those who are registered.
If you would like more information about SFFSN trainings or would like to be added to the training notice e-mail list, please see: http://sffsn.org/training.
HOW TO GET THERE:
The location is easily accessible by several Bay Area public transportation systems (i.e. MUNI and BART). To plan a trip using public transportation, please click here: http://tripplanner.transit.511.org.
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San Francisco Family Support Network
Founded in 2004, the San Francisco Family Support Network (SFFSN) is a unique partnership of the stakeholders in the Family Support field: families, community-based organizations, public departments, and private foundations. SFFSN's mission is to work collectively to achieve quality programs, coordination of resources, and policies that support all San Francisco families. For more information, visit our website at www.sffsn.org.