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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.

October 24, 2019
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Center for Education and Workforce will hold its annual conference on October 24, 2019 in Washington, D.C. The conference will highlight leadership at the intersection of work, education, and technology in a set of sessions that cover the following topics: Technology Transforming the Talent Marketplace; It’s What You Know: A How-to on Competency-Based Hiring; Next Gen Talent Finance: Public or Private?; Access to Opportunity: Diversity and Equity in the Workplace; and Maximizing In-House Talent: Upskilling That Works.
Event | 9:00AM to 5:00PM EDT
October 25, 2019
The Aspen Institute will host a panel discussion on October 25, 2019 from 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. in Washington, DC as part of the Institute’s Opportunity in America series. This discussion will identify topics for future conversations to include the changing landscape of economic opportunity; how race, gender, and place affect the economic divides; and new ideas that address these challenges and broaden a more inclusive set of opportunities.
Event | 12:00PM to 5:00PM EDT