Recent Training Modules

The Office of Family Assistance offers free, self-directed online training modules on topics related to Tribal Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program basics and Tribal TANF data management. Each module includes links to other topical resources as well as interactive questions to help participants assess their understanding of the content.

This curriculum from the Office of Disability Employment Policy within the U.S. Department of Labor is designed for youth development professionals to introduce the concept and practice of soft skills with youth aged 14-21. It is a modular curriculum that includes various activities and works through six key areas when building soft skills: communication, enthusiasm and attitude, teamwork, networking, problem solving and critical thinking, and professionalism.

The “Tribal TANF Data – The Basics” online learning module is intended for new Tribal Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) staff or any individual interested in learning more about Tribal TANF data reporting.

The “Tribal TANF – The Basics and Beyond” online learning module is intended for Tribal Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) directors, staff and/or leadership who would benefit from a high-level orientational look into the TANF program. The interactive module provides a basic overview of the Tribal TANF program covering topics such as the purposes of TANF, proper uses of TANF funds, TANF work requirements and time limits, as well as strategies for TANF program management and achieving program goals and objectives. 

Upcoming Events and Webinars

View conferences and events on issues related to TANF and self-sufficiency. If you know of an upcoming event or webinar that should be listed, please email the information to peerta@blhtech.com.

April 24, 2019
Housing instability is one of many challenges individuals and families face as they seek sustainable wages to attain self-sufficiency. The Office of Family Assistance’s webinar on April 24, 2019 from 2:00 – 3:30 p.m. ET will highlight how to identify housing insecure individuals and families and how the OWRA tool can assist. Speakers will include: Rachel Gwilliam, Family Assistance Program Specialist, Administration for Children and Families; Sharon McDonald, Senior Fellow, National Alliance to End Homelessness; Roselinda Torres Rolph, WTW Program Specialist, Fresno County Department of...
Webinar / Webcast | 2:00PM to 3:30PM EDT
April 25, 2019
The National Association of Counties will host a three-part webinar series to discuss strategies county leaders can use to create comprehensive reentry substance abuse treatment plans with law enforcement officials for individuals in jails and upon reentry. The first webinar will be held on April 25, 2019 from 2:00 p.m. to 3:15 p.m. ET.
Webinar / Webcast | 2:00PM to 3:15PM EDT
April 29, 2019
The U.S. Department of Labor’s Employment and Training Administration, Division of Youth Services will hold a webinar on April 29, 2019 from 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. ET. The webinar will cover technical assistance resources available to assist youth workforce development practitioners in delivering all-inclusive services to young people.
Webinar / Webcast | 2:00PM to 3:00PM EDT
May 5, 2019
The annual conference of the National Association of Workforce Development Professionals will be held in San Antonio, Texas on May 5 – May 8, 2019. Workshops and session tracks will focus on workforce development, workplace challenges, partnerships, serving priority populations, and operations.
Event | 1:00PM to 2:00PM EDT
June 4, 2019
The Administration for Children and Families will hold the annual National Fatherhood Summit from June 4 to June 6, 2019 in Nashville, Tennessee. Speakers in general and breakout sessions will highlight research findings, share promising practices, and discuss the role of fathers in families, communities, and society at large.
Event | 9:00AM to 2:00PM EDT