Gateway to Opportunity: Improving Parental Employment and Family Well-Being Outcomes

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Administration for Children and Families (ACF), Office of Family Assistance (OFA), hosted the Gateway to Opportunity: Improving Parental Employment and Family Well-Being Outcomes national TANF convening on September 1 – September 3, 2015 at the Renaissance Washington D.C. Downtown Hotel. The convening brought together TANF program administrators and national experts to promote dialogue around topics such as job-driven and career pathways training, TANF-WIOA coordination, client assessment and case management strengthening, the role of executive skills in employment outcomes, and two-generation approaches to family economic security. Gateway to Opportunity: Improving Parental Employment and Family Well-Being Outcomes provided attendees with opportunities to engage with their peers and experts from the field, to discuss best practices and the latest research, to converse with federal commissioners and ACF staff, as well as to plan ways to improve TANF programming for low-income families in their communities.

Record Type: 
Report
Publication Date: 
October, 2015
Date: 
October 2015
Source: 
OFA Peer TA
Region: 
Region I
Region II
Region III
Region IV
Region V
Region VI
Region VII
Region VIII
Region IX
Region X
Topics/Subtopics: 
  • Employment
    • WIOA
  • Education and Training
  • Family Strengthening
    • Two-Generation Approaches
  • Transportation
  • Asset Building
  • Supportive Services
  • Special Populations
  • TANF Program Administration
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PDF icon State TANF Summit Summary Report1.3 MB
PDF icon Agenda783.38 KB
PDF icon Speaker Biographies539.5 KB
PDF icon Participant List574.23 KB
PDF icon Session Descriptions790.68 KB
PDF icon Opening Plenary Presentation - Gertrude Lynn Brown258.24 KB
PDF icon Opening Plenary Presentation - Joe Jones1.39 MB
PDF icon Opening Plenary Presentation - Dr. Sheila Katz958.42 KB
PDF icon Domestic Violence Assessment and Service Coordination - Dr. Marylouise Kelley1.33 MB
PDF icon Drug Testing Practices in TANF - Gary Allen200.17 KB
PDF icon Integrating Career Pathways Components into TANF Programs - Kermit Kaleba851.34 KB
PDF icon Helping Families Develop Social Capital to Foster Economic Security - Dr. Megan Smith and John Padilla1.47 MB
PDF icon Helping Families Develop Social Capital to Foster Economic Security - Mauricio Lim Miller2.56 MB
PDF icon Helping Families Develop Social Capital to Foster Economic Security - Dr. Mario Small389.19 KB
PDF icon Promoting Child Well-Being and Family Self-Sufficiency Through Improved Non-Custodial Employment - Bob Prevost222.84 KB
PDF icon Promoting Child Well-Being and Family Self-Sufficiency Through Improved Non-Custodial Employment - Lauren Antelo1.22 MB
PDF icon Promoting Child Well-Being and Family Self-Sufficiency Through Improved Non-Custodial Employment - Tamara Thomas946.71 KB
PDF icon Two-Generation Approaches - Dr. Megan Smith and John Padilla2.96 MB
PDF icon Two-Generation Approaches - Shelley Waters Boots1.12 MB
PDF icon BIAS-GOALS - Emily Schmitt520.04 KB
PDF icon TANF Data Q&A - Yun Song247.07 KB
PDF icon Improving Business Processes for Delivering Work Supports for Low-Income Families - Heather Hahn329.12 KB
PDF icon Reframing Human Services for the 21st Century - Michael Laracy1.93 MB
PDF icon Reframing Human Services for the 21st Century - Michael Laracy, part 21.42 MB
PDF icon Integrating Career Pathways into a TANF Context - Karon Rosa1.28 MB
PDF icon Integrating Career Pathways into a TANF Context - Gilda Kennedy3.6 MB
PDF icon Promoting Interoperability Across Human Services and the ACA - Jack Rogers366.56 KB
PDF icon Promoting Interoperability Across Human Services and the ACA - Stan Dorn344.78 KB
PDF icon Promoting Interoperability Across Human Services and the ACA - Uma S. Ahluwalia2.36 MB
PDF icon Integrating Mental Health Services for TANF Recipients through ACA Collaboration - Denise Marzullo1.88 MB
PDF icon Integrating Mental Health Services for TANF Recipients through ACA Collaboration - Lori Beyer345.2 KB
PDF icon Integrating Mental Health Services for TANF Recipients through ACA Collaboration - Phyllis Ottley161.45 KB
PDF icon Integrating Trauma-Informed Care into Human Services Programs - Kathy Szafran2.59 MB
PDF icon Integrating Trauma-Informed Care into Human Services Programs - Susan Dreyfus1.76 MB
PDF icon Integrating Trauma-Informed Care into Human Services Programs - Spotlight on Poverty101.97 KB
PDF icon Integrating Trauma-Informed Care into Human Services Programs - Change in Mind61.45 KB
PDF icon Integrating Trauma-Informed Care into Human Services Programs - Family Policy Council351.31 KB
PDF icon Integrating Trauma-Informed Care into Human Services Programs - WorkFirst978.88 KB
PDF icon Does 1 + 1 = 3? Two-Generation Approaches to Improve Parental Employment and Family Well-Being Outcomes - Sisifo Taatiti226.72 KB
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