Events & Trainings

Fundraising for Small Nonprofits

Wednesday, August 5th, 2015 - 8:30am to Thursday, August 6th, 2015 - 4:30pm

Join us for a two-day workshop, in partnership with the National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy, about fundraising strategies for small nonprofits. Participants will learn how to build a convincing case for financial support, select donors and markets best-suited for their...

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Reducing the Risk: Building Skills to Prevent Pregnancy, STDs & HIV Training of Facilitators

Tuesday, August 11th, 2015 - 8:00am to Wednesday, August 12th, 2015 - 4:30pm

Reducing the Risk (RTR) is an evidence-based program for high school students that goes beyond the facts about abstinence and protection. It presents a powerful active approach to prevention of teenage pregnancy and protection against HIV and other STDs. The activities motivate students to take...

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Webinar | Trauma-Informed Care: Creating a Safe Environment for Clients and Staff

Thursday, August 20th, 2015 - 11:00am to 12:00pm

Young people are resilient, but not unbreakable. Exposure to violence and other traumatic events can have a lifelong impact. As youth-serving professionals, using trauma-informed approaches while working with youth can be critical in reducing the impact of the exposure to these events.

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Webinar | From Tags to Texts: Helping Youth Navigate Digital Media Positively

Thursday, August 20th, 2015 - 3:00pm to 4:30pm

This webinar, presented by the Family & Youth Services Bureau, will offer strategies for participants to help the youth they serve participate in digital media (including texts) in safe and positive ways. Participants will also hear examples from the field about how programs have guided...

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Fundraising for Small Nonprofits

Wednesday, August 26th, 2015 - 8:30am to Thursday, August 27th, 2015 - 4:30pm

Join us for a two-day workshop, in parternship with the National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy, about fundraising strategies for small nonprofits. Participants will learn how to build a convincing case for financial support, select donors and markets best-suited for their...

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SCDJJ's | LGBT Youth in Foster Care, Placement, and Homelessness...with a Law Enforcement Twist

Friday, August 28th, 2015 - 9:30am to 1:00pm

According to the National Coalition for the Homeless, LGBT youth face a particular set of challenges, both in becoming homeless and being more likely to be placed in foster care.  This training will identify the impact of social stigma, discrimination, and often rejection by their families which...

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