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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.

June 26, 2019

Noncustodial parents (NCPs) want to be positively involved in their children’s lives but often face obstacles, including legal issues and inability to attain economic security and to pay child support consistently. In a recent Information Memorandum, the Administration for Children and Families reminded jurisdictions of their ability to use TANF funds to provide employment services to noncustodial parents to help needy families provide for their children and rise out of poverty.

An Office of Family Assistance (OFA)-sponsored webinar on June 26, 2019 from 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. ET...

Webinar / Webcast | 1:00PM to 2:30PM EDT
June 27, 2019
The Urban Institute will host a webinar on June 27, 2019 from 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. ET to present the latest trends on place-based impact investing collaborations between foundations and community organizations. Presentations on practitioner briefs will focus on these elements of collaborative place-based impact investing: creating solid ecosystems, mapping capacities, and deploying capital. Speakers include representatives from the Urban Institute, Mission Investors Exchange, and the MacArthur Foundation.
Webinar / Webcast | 3:00PM to 4:00PM EDT
July 28, 2019
The National Association for Welfare Research and Statistics will hold its bi-annual workshop on July 28 to July 31, 2019 in New Orleans, Louisiana. This workshop will feature examples of rigorous research methods used to evaluate programs and highlight opportunities to use administrative data for decision making.
Event | 5:00PM to 12:00PM EDT