Strategies 2.0 constantly researches and evaluates the best practices and tools to ensure that our professionals and organizations get the most up-to-date training and support. Our webinars present and explore best practices for family strengthening organizations as a way to orient new staff to family strengthening and to deepen the understanding of seasoned staff, board members, advisory councils, and funders.

Subject matter experts present on a variety of disciplines and themes of interest to the child abuse prevention field. Webinar subjects are selected based on their capacity to enhance personal, professional, and organizational development, and their alignment with the learning priorities identified by OCAP and the field.

To participate in an interactive webinar, all you need to do is register, have access to a telephone, the internet, and 90 minutes to learn from experienced presenters and colleagues.

Upcoming Webinars

Webinars are provided free of charge, but require registration in advance. Click the title of the webinar, or the enroll button to receive a login link:


LGBTQ+ Inclusivity

Tuesday, November 27, 2018, 10 am to 11:30 am

This webinar will empower professionals to create an inclusive workspace for LGBTQ+ staff and clients. It will help professionals develop partnerships with LGBTQ+ Folks in their community and support the needs that the LGBTQ+ community has regarding disclosure, safe spaces, and more. Goals from this training:

  • Introduction to LBGTQ+ language
  • A self-awareness of current knowledge of LGBTQ+
  • Self-disclosure of where folks are on the gender and sexual orientation scale
  • Analyzing our own value set in regards to LGBTQ+ Folks
  • Shifting some of our view of values to support LGBTQ+ folks as a human right not a choice
  • Creating safe spaces with empathy for LGBTQ+ Folks
  • By professionals increasing their knowledge of LGBTQ+ Families, they can serve these families with empathy and support
  • Foster a positive view of LGBTQ+ families to support their overall well-being

Intended participants: Any staff member that delivers direct services to LBGTQ+ Parents/Guardians/Children/Youth, any intake staff member, family and/or youth advocates, early childhood educators, counselors, supervisors…

About the Guest Speaker:
Alejandra Enciso Medina has been a community advocate for the LGBTQ+ Community for over 20 years. She has worked with low income families, youth, and children in multiple capacities, such as a court appointed supervised monitor, a Family Advocate for Head Start, and currently a Reproductive Health Educators for youth and parents.

Through her community advocacy, Alejandra, developed partnerships with LGBTQ+ organizations. House Of Pride Equality (HOPE), and Gay Rights Advocates for Arts, Culture and Equality (GRACE) are family orientated organizations that support LGBTQ+ children, youth, adults, and parents in North Santa Barbara County.

Maternal Mental Health 101

Learn about the range of maternal mental health disorders, prevalence, signs, symptoms, and recommended treatment options on Thursday, December 13, 2018. This webinar is hosted by 2020 Mom and presented by Postpartum Support International.

Register for 2020 Mom’s 12/13/2018 Webinar

Strategies 2.0 Webinar Library

Click the titles below to view recordings of previous Strategies 2.0 webinars.

Trauma Informed Mindfulness, Movement, and Self-Care

When we practice self-care, we are able to better serve those around us. Our guest speaker, Schuyler Bright, teaches self-care techniques for you and your clients in your offices, homes, or classrooms. Support greater self-awareness and increase family well-being by creating space for more attunement and empathy. [Recorded July 2018]

Webinar Series: Conversations to Help Navigate Parenting

Find out about the current research on, and best practices for, parent coaching. Learn parent coaching strategies that can be woven into everyday conversations with parents to foster greater self-awareness, to increase family well-being, and share new ways to think about parenting challenges. Intended Audience: family support professionals who work directly with diverse parenting populations, including parenting coaches/educators, family advocates, early childhood educators, and therapists
Part 1: The Introduction [Recorded 9/2017]
Part 2: Focus on understanding how a parent’s childhood can show up in their parenting in helpful and unhelpful ways. Learn how to align what parents do with what they want for their children. [2/2018]
Part 3: Better understand self-care and ways to create a better fit between children and parent’s unique temperaments, so parents can be responsive to the needs of their children. [2/2018]
Part 4: Find a balanced parenting approach, somewhere between pushing too hard and expecting too little, so parents turn discipline situations into learning opportunities that support life-skills. [3/2018]
Part 5: Focus on matching parent’s expectations with their child’s developmental needs and abilities and co-parenting more effectively, whether living together or apart. [4/2018]
Part 6: Discover what drives parent’s reactions, and focus on strategies that bring greater calm to these challenging moments. Find opportunities in difficult situations and focus on the quality of the parent-child relationship. [4/2018]

Creating Trauma-Informed Early Childhood Learning Environments (101)

This webinar includes evidenced-based approaches that reduce the harmful effects of exclusionary discipline practices (including racial, ethnic, gender, and high ACE score disparities) while building consistency and community in early childhood learning environments. Presented by Lori Chelius from Origins Training & Consulting and Regan Overholt, in partnership with Lead4Tomorrow/Family Hui and ACEs Connection Network.
[Recorded 2/2018] Intended audience: childcare providers, preschools, early learning centers…anyone who works with children.

Trauma-Informed Care: Caring for the Provider

Dr. Holly Magaña focuses on the scope and impact of secondary trauma and compassion fatigue faced by providers who work with at-risk families. She addresses individual and organizational strategies to identify and address secondary trauma, with the goal of making the work more enjoyable and effective. [Recorded 1/2018]  Intended Audience: case managers, line workers, supervisors, meeting facilitators, caregivers, and other providers who work with at-risk children, youth, and their families.

Developing Emerging Leaders

Discover how to identify “emerging leaders”, hear about a leadership framework that supports the integration of individuals’ personal, interpersonal, and professional skills, and receive activities and resources for integrating leadership development into every day work. [Recorded 12/2017]

Implementing a Strengths-Based Approach to Practice

Review the benefits, policies, and practice methods that draw upon the strengths of families. Strategies how to engage a family as a partner in developing and implementing a service plan. [Recorded 11/2017]

Community Schools: What are they? And where do family resource centers fit?

Review the basic principles behind the community schools approach and dig into the important role that family resource centers play as a lead partner in that work. [Recorded 5/2017]

Recovery and Reunification: The Family’s Process of Healing and Hope

This webinar discusses the impact of alcohol and drug abuse on family life, describes the early recovery process, and why this is a critical transition period. It highlights successful, evidence based programs/curriculum, and more. [Recorded 5/2017]

Childhood Adversity & Resiliency

Learn how to describe childhood adversity using the new Childhood Adversity and Resilience data topic on Kidsdata.org. Also focus on how to frame your message most effectively and how to engage and mobilize your community. [Recorded 4/2017]

Poverty Realities–Strategies for Fostering Inclusion in Your Work

Get an insider’s perspective on how to improve outcomes for children and families experiencing the crisis of poverty. [Recorded 3/2017]

Reducing Childhood Obesity through Family Engagement

Childhood obesity has reached epidemic proportions. This presentation discusses interdisciplinary strategies to combat pediatric obesity, including healthy feeding and movement-based play. [Recorded 2/2017]