Webinars

Strategies 2.0 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.

Our 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 this interactive series, 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.

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Implementing a Strengths-Based Approach to Practice

Tuesday, November 28, 2017, 10am – 11:30am
Kaya Okuniewski will introduce the strengths-based service delivery model. You will learn the benefits of a strengths-based model as well as the policies, practice methods, and strategies that identify and draw upon the strengths of families. You will also learn how to engage a family as a partner in developing and implementing a service plan, which increases service engagement, family empowerment, and interaction among family members and social support networks.

Developing Emerging Leaders

Tuesday, December 5, 2017, 10am – 11:30am
photo of Etsuko J. KuboEtsuko j. Kubo, Program Director for On The Verge, will provide participants with the knowledge and resources to begin identifying and supporting emerging leaders who will best strengthen family wellness within our communities. You will learn:

  • how to define and look for “emerging leaders”
  • a leadership framework that supports the integration of individuals’ personal, interpersonal, and professional skills
  • activities that integrate leadership development into every day work

Webinar Library

Click the titles below to view recordings of our previous webinars.

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. [Recorded September 2017]

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

This webinar reviewed the basic principles behind the community schools approach and dug into the important role that family resource centers play as a lead partner in that work. [Recorded May 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 May 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 April 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 March 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 February 2017]