Strengthening the Safety Net for Survivors Through Collaboration

Please join a virtual roundtable on November 30, 2017 from 1:00-5:00 p.m. EST, co-presented by the Office of Family Assistance, the Office of Child Support Enforcement, and the Family and Youth Services Bureau. Via plenaries and breakout sessions, the roundtable will define family violence, explain good cause, and highlight examples of excellence across the nation.

The Opening Plenary Session is titled, "Family Violence and Accessing and Applying for Public Benefits and Work Supports: Challenges and Solutions," and will be lead by Dr. Janet Mickish, Lead Trainer and Manager of Staff Development, Colorado Department of Human Services and Krista Del Gallo, Public Policy Manager, Texas Council on Family Violence (TCFV).

The Plenary will be followed by 4 breakout sessions to include:

  • Breakout Session #1: Discussion Around Building Good Relationships with DV Coalitions and Programs
  • Breakout Session #2: Promoting disclosure and safety for victims accessing child support
  • Breakout Session #3: Establishing Good Cause
  • Breakout Session #4: Family Violence with Native American Populations

The roundtable will close with a Plenary titled, "State and Local TANF/Child Support Programs of Excellence," lead by Meghan McCann, National Conference of State Legislatures; Amber Harchuk, Temporary Assistance to Domestic Violence Survivor’s (TA-DVS) Policy Analyst and DHS Domestic Violence Co-Located Advocates Program Coordinator; Belit Burke, Self-Sufficiency Program Administrator, Oregon Department of Human Services; and  Traci Underwood, Program Coordinator, Economic Justice Project, Washington State Coalition Against Domestic Violence. 

Record Type: 
Webinar / Webcast
Publication Date: 
November, 2017
Date: 
November 30, 2017
Source: 
OFA Peer TA
Webinar Date: 
November 30, 2017
Topics/Subtopics: 
  • Family Strengthening
  • Supportive Services
    • Child Support
  • Special Populations
    • Domestic Violence Survivors
  • TANF Program Administration