Webinars

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 go to the enrollment:

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Strategies 2.0 Webinar Library

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

Breaking Free – Surviving Addiction:

This webinar provides statistical information around the epidemic of opioid addiction in the state of California and explores a toolkit available to support service providers who work with those affected by substance abuse and addiction.

Engaging Fathers in Practice:

The webinar will introduce family support practitioners and agencies to best practices and strategies to engage fathers and men in support services. Participants will gain specific engagement strategies that can be used to increase positive and meaningful interactions with fathers, discuss bias and attitudes that exist towards fathers in support services, and review research that supports overall father involvement.

Leadership Models for Improving Impact: 

This webinar explores various approaches to leadership and, more specifically, styles of leadership that can contribute to achieving the goals of reducing child abuse and neglect. It also has application to day-to-day decision-making and professional interactions both within and across organizations.

Vehicles for Change series: FRCs: Incubators for Innovation:

In the first installment of the Vehicles for Change webinar series, participants will understand the unique characteristics of family resource centers (FRCs), the definition of the elements that distinguish FRCs from other service delivery platforms (through the lens of the Social Determinants of Health), and how to apply the FRC Practice Methods as a way to adopt a framework that promotes family and community well-being,

Vehicles for Change: Reciprocity as Participant Engagement: 

The second installment of our Vehicles for Change Webinar Series participants will understand the definition of reciprocity in the context of family resource center engagement, how to assess opportunities for families to contribute to the well-being of their families and neighborhoods and how to generate strategies to maximize participation.

Vehicles for Change: The FRC as a Learning Organization:

In the fourth and final installment of the Vehicle for Change webinar series, participants will define the elements of a Learning Organizations, understand how learning and innovation are connected and Identify opportunities to establish a learning organization.

Trauma Informed Mindfulness, Movement, and Self-Care for Families & Providers:

The webinar will introduce family support professionals to the power and effectiveness of the mindful movement and self-care for themselves and their clients. Participants will learn techniques that can be practiced by providers in an office, home, or classroom setting. The techniques can be shared with parents to support greater self-awareness and increase family well-being by creating space for more attunement and empathy.

ACEs Connection: Healing Communities through Connections: 

The professional webinar will introduce family support professionals to the Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) study and deepen their understanding of ACEs science which shows how toxic stress in childhood influences health for a lifetime. They will learn how using an ACEs science lens allows them to reframe behavior from “what’s wrong with you” to “what happened to you”.

Utilizing Relationship Building Strategies To Improve Service Interactions:

This professional training will introduce family support professionals to relationship-based outreach (RBO) and improve the client-provider communication. Participants will gain specific RBO strategies that can be used out in the field, when interacting with new families, residents and/community members.

Promoting Resilience Using a Two Generation Model:

This webinar, is intended for family support professionals and systems leaders, will provide a compelling case for the merits of two-generation programs in building resiliency and preventing adverse childhood events, particularly for children and families experiencing toxic stress. Originally advanced by the federal Administration for Children & Families, and more recently by the Anne E. Casey Foundation and the Aspen Institute, as a solution to intergenerational poverty and adversity.

Parent and Community Engagement Dynamics Webinar:

This webinar will help family support professionals gain additional insights into the dynamics associated with parent engagement in their communities. We will explore how parents and organizations working with parents can expand their capacity to advocate for children and families.

Leveraging ACEs Connection to Bring ACEs Science into Your Community: 

This professional webinar is designed to expand family support professional’s knowledge of ACEs Connection as resource to bring the science of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) to their families and communities. Special emphasis will be placed on exploring the suite of tools and resources available within ACEs Connection’s Growing Resilient Communities 2.0.

Growing Resilient Communities – Aces Connection Webinar: 

This professional webinar will introduce family support professionals and others to the science of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) and look more deeply into strategies community members can utilize to accelerate local ACEs initiatives.

How Trauma Impacts Mental Health: 

This professional webinar will introduce community members and family support professionals to the power and purpose of understanding loss, grief, and trauma. Participants will gain a better understanding of community violence and how undergoing a traumatic event can impact one’s mental well-being.

Implementing a Strengths-Based Approach to Practice:

 This introduces the strengths-based service delivery model. Participants will learn the benefits as well as the policies, practice methods, and strategies that identify and draw upon the strengths of families.

Developing Emerging Leaders: 

This webinar will prepare participants to cultivate emerging leaders. It will introduce a leadership framework that integrates individuals’ personal, interpersonal introduces the strengths-based service delivery model.

LGBTQ+ Inclusivity:

This webinar empowers professionals to create an inclusive workspace for LGBTQ+ staff and clients. It helps professionals develop partnerships with LGBTQ+ Folks in their community and support the needs that the LGBTQ+ community has regarding disclosure, safe spaces, and more.

Mind Matters: Overcoming Adversity and Building Resilience:

Mind Matters (MM) curriculum combines ACEs science with the most current research-based recovery skills to help interrupt destructive thought patterns and harmful behaviors. By learning personal self-managed skills of restoration, people are given a way to take charge of their emotions and improve their states of mind, addressing their physical, relational, and mental health needs.

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 atonement and empathy.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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]