LEARNING CENTER / UPCOMING EVENTS

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.

The National Association of Workforce Development Professionals (NAWDP) offers a pre-recorded webinar series to provide an overview and introduction to workforce development for new professionals in the field. Curriculum components include: Workforce History; From WIA to WIOA; Policy Layers – How They Work Together and The Importance of Each; Programs and Expected Outcomes; What is LMI?; Working with Business Services; Communication; and Extreme Customer Service. All courses include quizzes and exams, and passing scores are required to attain a Certificate of Completion.

The Center on Budget and Policy Priorities has created three websites that provide training on various Executive Function Skills Concepts and Models: EF Works Library, which houses curated resources for human services programs to learn about and implement an Executive Function-informed approach to service delivery, with a focus on services to adults; Goal, Plan, Do, Review/Revise Online Training Course, a practical research-based framework for setting and achieving goals that

The National Association of Workforce Development Professionals (NAWDP), in conjunction with Dynamic Works, is hosting a five-part series of fee-based workshops to support career coaches’ professional development. Workshops start on April 1, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. ET and will be held on successive Wednesdays throughout April. NAWDP members and non-members may register for one or more of the workshops.

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.

November 5, 2020
As COVID-19 continues to impact our daily home and work routines, some measures can be taken to combat feelings of fatigue. The Administration for Native Americans, an office of the Administration for Children and Families, will host a webinar on November 5, 2020 at 2:00 p.m. ET to cover best practices for teleworking and transitioning back to work outside of the home.
Webinar / Webcast | 2:00PM EST
November 11, 2020

The effects of trauma on teens and young adults can be far reaching. The Dibble Institute will host a webinar on November 11, 2020 from 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. ET to present findings and lessons learned from a study conducted by researchers from the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. In the study, a trauma-informed approach utilizing relationship education was implemented with over 100,000 young people over 4 years in San Antonio. The speakers will define trauma, its effects on young people, and their reactions to trauma, and will discuss adverse childhood experiences...

Webinar / Webcast | 4:00PM to 5:00PM EST
November 13, 2020

The Urban Institute will host a webinar on November 13, 2020 from 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. ET to discuss apprenticeship policies and practices and ways to utilize apprenticeship programs in the future. Speakers include representatives from the Urban Institute, the New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development, Oberg Industries, CareerWise Colorado, the Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development, the House Committee on Education and Labor, New America, and Jobs for the Future.

Webinar / Webcast | 1:00PM to 2:30PM EST
November 30, 2020

The Administration for Children and Families’ (ACF) National Research Conference on Early Childhood 2020 (NRCEC 2020) will be held virtually from November 30 to December 3, 2020. This biennial event will cover research on child welfare, Early Head Start, Head Start, child care, home visiting, special education, pre-kindergarten, and early elementary and other early childhood programs. Updates on the conference agenda and registration will be posted as this information becomes available.

Webinar / Webcast | 9:00AM to 5:00PM EST