Events

Upcoming Events

Event Title Description Event Date/Time
CADCA's 33rd Annual National Leadership Forum

Don’t miss this unique opportunity to showcase your organization, products and services to CADCA's coalitions. Exhibitors have the ability to generate new leads, gain exposure and access new collaborators while maintaining relationships with existing ones. Come connect with over 3,000 community prevention leaders. 

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Fostering School Success: How Caregivers and Social Workers Can Support Children's Education

CWLA is pleased to invite you to join us for this engaging skill-building opportunity that will share how to improve school experiences and long-term outcomes for children who have experienced trauma. Participants in this training will:

 

  • Develop an understanding of common barriers to educational access and engagement for youth who have experienced trauma.
  • Learn practical strategies for cultivating resilience at home that will lead to improved school performance.
  • Advance their knowledge of the education system and supports available to children with special needs and circumstances.
  • Expand their collaboration and advocacy toolkits to ensure children and youth have access to high quality schooling.

This training is appropriate for foster, adoptive, and kinship caregivers, and social workers who have an interest and responsibility to better support children and youth in school as well as their educational achievement.

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Fostering School Success: How Caregivers and Social Workers Can Support Children's Education

CWLA is pleased to invite you to join us for this engaging skill-building opportunity that will share how to improve school experiences and long-term outcomes for children who have experienced trauma. Participants in this training will:

 

  • Develop an understanding of common barriers to educational access and engagement for youth who have experienced trauma.
  • Learn practical strategies for cultivating resilience at home that will lead to improved school performance.
  • Advance their knowledge of the education system and supports available to children with special needs and circumstances.
  • Expand their collaboration and advocacy toolkits to ensure children and youth have access to high quality schooling.

This training is appropriate for foster, adoptive, and kinship caregivers, and social workers who have an interest and responsibility to better support children and youth in school as well as their educational achievement.

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A Responsive Framework of Care for Children and Youth with Emotional and Behavioral Health Challenges

This five-part training series is a follow-up to a recent webinar conducted by Alan Vietze and Bill Reay focused on serving children and youth with emotional and behavioral health challenges. In this five-part series, participants will delve in more depth into the key aspects of a responsive framework to effectively care for this population of children and youth. The series will cover:

  • the initial steps to fully understand the population of children and youth and their needs which will include cluster analysis and clinical constellations;
  • examining this information in partnership with youth, parents, and other key stakeholders to develop interventions/programs based on the findings;
  • funding and infrastructure;
  • and examining out-of-home treatment and developing what is needed.
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How Crisis Assessment and Intervention When Trauma Strikes: A Five Step Approach to Foster Hope

This skills-based training is appropriate for clinicians, educators, healthcare professionals, and graduate students representing various disciplines. Please note: Due to the nature of this training, sessions will not be recorded so live participation is needed from registrants.

In four training sessions, we will examine facilitated conversations in a range of organizational contexts, driven by different content areas such as administration and leadership, conflict resolution, teambuilding, responses to traumatic events, and wellness, among others. Participants will:

  1. Receive exposure to a five-step approach to facilitation of safe and effective assessments and interventions with individuals and groups experiencing trauma and intensive interpersonal stress.
  2. Consider ways in which trauma and interpersonal stress impact them personally, professionally, and organizationally.
  3. Reflect upon the influence of age, culture, development, ethnicity, gender, race, sexuality, spirituality, and responses to trauma in their work with clients, communities, and colleagues.
  4. Utilize the group as a laboratory for learning, personal growth, and professional support.
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Substance Use in Massachusetts: Regional Paths to Prevention & Recovery (Part 2)

Join us for a three-part webinar series that will focus on creating regional solutions (prevention and recovery) to the Commonwealth's substance use epidemic. Be a part of the effort to address this important challenge and find collaborative solutions towards a region/state in which individuals have access to the care and support they need.

Wednesday, February 8, 2023 | 9:30 a.m.
Shared Challenges and Best Practices
More information on the second webinar is coming soon!


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A Responsive Framework of Care for Children and Youth with Emotional and Behavioral Health Challenges

This five-part training series is a follow-up to a recent webinar conducted by Alan Vietze and Bill Reay focused on serving children and youth with emotional and behavioral health challenges. In this five-part series, participants will delve in more depth into the key aspects of a responsive framework to effectively care for this population of children and youth. The series will cover:

  • the initial steps to fully understand the population of children and youth and their needs which will include cluster analysis and clinical constellations;
  • examining this information in partnership with youth, parents, and other key stakeholders to develop interventions/programs based on the findings;
  • funding and infrastructure;
  • and examining out-of-home treatment and developing what is needed.
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2023 Innovations Conference

The 2023 Innovations Conference will highlight providers who are implementing fresh, community-centered approaches that support the recruitment, development, and retention of a diverse and dynamic workforce.

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How Crisis Assessment and Intervention When Trauma Strikes: A Five Step Approach to Foster Hope

This skills-based training is appropriate for clinicians, educators, healthcare professionals, and graduate students representing various disciplines. Please note: Due to the nature of this training, sessions will not be recorded so live participation is needed from registrants.

In four training sessions, we will examine facilitated conversations in a range of organizational contexts, driven by different content areas such as administration and leadership, conflict resolution, teambuilding, responses to traumatic events, and wellness, among others. Participants will:

  1. Receive exposure to a five-step approach to facilitation of safe and effective assessments and interventions with individuals and groups experiencing trauma and intensive interpersonal stress.
  2. Consider ways in which trauma and interpersonal stress impact them personally, professionally, and organizationally.
  3. Reflect upon the influence of age, culture, development, ethnicity, gender, race, sexuality, spirituality, and responses to trauma in their work with clients, communities, and colleagues.
  4. Utilize the group as a laboratory for learning, personal growth, and professional support.
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A Responsive Framework of Care for Children and Youth with Emotional and Behavioral Health Challenges

This five-part training series is a follow-up to a recent webinar conducted by Alan Vietze and Bill Reay focused on serving children and youth with emotional and behavioral health challenges. In this five-part series, participants will delve in more depth into the key aspects of a responsive framework to effectively care for this population of children and youth. The series will cover:

  • the initial steps to fully understand the population of children and youth and their needs which will include cluster analysis and clinical constellations;
  • examining this information in partnership with youth, parents, and other key stakeholders to develop interventions/programs based on the findings;
  • funding and infrastructure;
  • and examining out-of-home treatment and developing what is needed.
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How Crisis Assessment and Intervention When Trauma Strikes: A Five Step Approach to Foster Hope

This skills-based training is appropriate for clinicians, educators, healthcare professionals, and graduate students representing various disciplines. Please note: Due to the nature of this training, sessions will not be recorded so live participation is needed from registrants.

In four training sessions, we will examine facilitated conversations in a range of organizational contexts, driven by different content areas such as administration and leadership, conflict resolution, teambuilding, responses to traumatic events, and wellness, among others. Participants will:

  1. Receive exposure to a five-step approach to facilitation of safe and effective assessments and interventions with individuals and groups experiencing trauma and intensive interpersonal stress.
  2. Consider ways in which trauma and interpersonal stress impact them personally, professionally, and organizationally.
  3. Reflect upon the influence of age, culture, development, ethnicity, gender, race, sexuality, spirituality, and responses to trauma in their work with clients, communities, and colleagues.
  4. Utilize the group as a laboratory for learning, personal growth, and professional support.
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A Responsive Framework of Care for Children and Youth with Emotional and Behavioral Health Challenges

This five-part training series is a follow-up to a recent webinar conducted by Alan Vietze and Bill Reay focused on serving children and youth with emotional and behavioral health challenges. In this five-part series, participants will delve in more depth into the key aspects of a responsive framework to effectively care for this population of children and youth. The series will cover:

  • the initial steps to fully understand the population of children and youth and their needs which will include cluster analysis and clinical constellations;
  • examining this information in partnership with youth, parents, and other key stakeholders to develop interventions/programs based on the findings;
  • funding and infrastructure;
  • and examining out-of-home treatment and developing what is needed.
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How Crisis Assessment and Intervention When Trauma Strikes: A Five Step Approach to Foster Hope

This skills-based training is appropriate for clinicians, educators, healthcare professionals, and graduate students representing various disciplines. Please note: Due to the nature of this training, sessions will not be recorded so live participation is needed from registrants.

In four training sessions, we will examine facilitated conversations in a range of organizational contexts, driven by different content areas such as administration and leadership, conflict resolution, teambuilding, responses to traumatic events, and wellness, among others. Participants will:

  1. Receive exposure to a five-step approach to facilitation of safe and effective assessments and interventions with individuals and groups experiencing trauma and intensive interpersonal stress.
  2. Consider ways in which trauma and interpersonal stress impact them personally, professionally, and organizationally.
  3. Reflect upon the influence of age, culture, development, ethnicity, gender, race, sexuality, spirituality, and responses to trauma in their work with clients, communities, and colleagues.
  4. Utilize the group as a laboratory for learning, personal growth, and professional support.
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Substance Use in Massachusetts: Regional Paths to Prevention & Recovery (Part 3)

Join us for a three-part webinar series that will focus on creating regional solutions (prevention and recovery) to the Commonwealth's substance use epidemic. Be a part of the effort to address this important challenge and find collaborative solutions towards a region/state in which individuals have access to the care and support they need.

Wednesday, March 8, 2023 | 9:30 a.m.
Solutions and Funding: Where Do We Go From Here?
More information on the third webinar is coming soon!


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Managing Behavior in the Classroom Series: Skills for Substance Misuse Prevention Professionals

Prevention Specialists often work in School and Community settings with students. These can be short interactions or ongoing programs, but regardless of duration, they require skills in managing a learning environment, engaging students, and dealing with any negative behaviors of students as they occur in a way that is safe for all students but minimizes disruption. This series is for prevention specialists who want to sharpen these skills of classroom management.

In this three-part training series, you will learn about effective classroom management, including:

● Basic classroom management strategies (March 10, 2023)

● Tips for meaningful student engagement (March 17, 2023)

● Proactive behavior management strategies for facilitating hot-button classroom discussions (March 24, 2023)

You can attend one, two, or all three sessions. You do not need to attend one to attend subsequent sessions.

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Managing Behavior in the Classroom Series: Skills for Substance Misuse Prevention Professionals

Prevention Specialists often work in School and Community settings with students. These can be short interactions or ongoing programs, but regardless of duration, they require skills in managing a learning environment, engaging students, and dealing with any negative behaviors of students as they occur in a way that is safe for all students but minimizes disruption. This series is for prevention specialists who want to sharpen these skills of classroom management.

In this three-part training series, you will learn about effective classroom management, including:

● Basic classroom management strategies (March 10, 2023)

● Tips for meaningful student engagement (March 17, 2023)

● Proactive behavior management strategies for facilitating hot-button classroom discussions (March 24, 2023)

You can attend one, two, or all three sessions. You do not need to attend one to attend subsequent sessions.

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Managing Behavior in the Classroom Series: Skills for Substance Misuse Prevention Professionals

Prevention Specialists often work in School and Community settings with students. These can be short interactions or ongoing programs, but regardless of duration, they require skills in managing a learning environment, engaging students, and dealing with any negative behaviors of students as they occur in a way that is safe for all students but minimizes disruption. This series is for prevention specialists who want to sharpen these skills of classroom management.

In this three-part training series, you will learn about effective classroom management, including:

● Basic classroom management strategies (March 10, 2023)

● Tips for meaningful student engagement (March 17, 2023)

● Proactive behavior management strategies for facilitating hot-button classroom discussions (March 24, 2023)

You can attend one, two, or all three sessions. You do not need to attend one to attend subsequent sessions.

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Positive Culture Framework Training

The Positive Culture Framework Training is an excellent opportunity to engage with others across the country and move towards cultivating a culture that supports and sustains health and safety. There will be multiple opportunities for open dialogue and discussion among attendees at the Training. Step-by-step handouts, interactive training sessions, and small group activities will provide attendees with an informative, engaging experience.

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2023 Collective Impact Action Summit

April 25-27, 2023, and join us for our next virtual Collective Impact Action Summit, where 1,000+ social changemakers from across sectors will come together online to learn, explore, and share about how to better collaborate to create equitable systems change.

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2023 Collective Impact Action Summit

In 2023, this virtual event is designed around the theme of “Coming Together to Work Together.”  Over three days, participants will find both inspiration and practical advice for how to engage in community collaborations that center equity and belonging in collective impact work.  This experience of true belonging is a prerequisite for deep, equity centered, community collaboration … the only way to achieve collective impact.
 

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