REGION X: 2021 Runaway and Homeless Youth Grantees Regional Training

Welcome to The Family and Youth Services Bureau (FYSB) and Runaway and Homeless Youth Training and Technical Assistance Center (RHYTTAC), 2021 Runaway and Homeless Youth (RHY) Grantees Regional Training. Below you will find your region's agenda, supplemental materials, and information regarding access to the Virtual Event Platform. 

Region X Location: AK, WA, OR, ID
Federal Program Officers: Janice Holt, Thomas Bonnington
Regional Program Manager: Jeffrey Daniels

AGENDA (WEST REGION X)

Monday, May 24th

Grantees from ALL regions to attend. Please CLICK HERE for Day One's presentation and session materials. 
12:00 pm - 12:15 pm ET                  Welcome & Federal Updates
  • Dr. Sanzanna Dean, Director, Division of Runaway and Homeless Youth, Family and Youth Services Bureau
12:15 pm - 12:45 pm ET Virtual Monitoring
  • Areon Kelvington, Runaway and Homeless Youth Regional Program Manager, Regions 4, 5 and 7, Family and Youth Services Bureau
 12:45 pm - 1:15 pm ET                       National Runaway Safeline
  • Ana Cody, Human Trafficking Advisor, Family and Youth Services Bureau
  • Susan Frankel, Chief Executive Officer, National Runaway Safeline 
  • Jeff Stern, Chief Engagement Officer, National Runaway Safeline
 1:15 pm - 1:45 pm ET                                     Health and Well-being in a Virtual Space
  • Maddox Guerilla, Youth Catalyst Team, Youth Collaboratory
 1:45 pm - 2:15 pm ET                                               Break
 2:15 pm - 3:45 pm ET RHY-HMIS: Information You Can Use
  • Dr. Resa Matthew, Director, Division of Evaluation, Data and Policy, Family and Youth Services Bureau
  • Gloria Watkins, Program Specialist, Family and Youth Services Bureau
  • Lori Hunter, Principal Associate, Enabling Technologies, Abt Associates
3:45 pm - 4:00 pm ET                                                        Closing Remarks & Schedule Review
  • Dr. Sanzanna Dean, Director, Division of Runaway and Homeless Youth, Family and Youth Services Bureau
  • Meredith Hicks, RHYTTAC Director, Youth Collaboratory

 

Thursday, May 27th

*Presentation and session materials to be added as they become available. 

1:00 pm - 1:05 pm ET                                              

Welcome

  • Janice Holt, M.A.P., Ph.D., Program Specialist R10, Family and Youth Services Bureau
  • Thomas Bonnington, Program Specialist R10, Family and Youth Services Bureau
1:05 pm - 2:30 pm ET                   

 

"Pandemic Fatigue and Burnout" (Presentation and Q&A)

  • Deirdre Kasberger, Chief Operations Manager, J Bar J Youth Services
  • Eliza Wilson, Maternity Group Home Program Manager, J Bar J Youth Services
  • Megan Knoster, Basic Center Program Manager, J Bar J Youth Services
  • Thomas Bonnington, Program Specialist R10, Family and Youth Services Bureau

Session Materials:

2:30 pm - 2:40 pm ET              

Break

2:40 pm - 3:50 pm ET                                                            

"Title IV-E Prevention Program Implementation Updates" (Presentation and Discussion)

  • Nadia Nijim, MSW MPH, Child Welfare Program Specialist, Children’s Bureau/ACYF/ACF – Region 10, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
  • Janice Holt, M.A.P., Ph.D., Program Specialist R10, Family and Youth Services Bureau

Session Materials:

3:50 pm - 4:00 pm ET

Recap/Closing

  • Janice Holt, M.A.P., Ph.D., Program Specialist R10,  Family and Youth Services Bureau
  • Thomas Bonnington, Program Specialist R10, Family and Youth Services Bureau
  • Jeffrey Daniels, Runaway and Homeless Youth Regional Program Manager, Regions 8, 9, &10, Family and Youth Services Bureau

 

Access Virtual Event Platform Information

Click HERE to access instructions and information regarding the 2021 Regional Training Virtual Event Platform.

More Information/Support

If you have questions or need assistance, please reach out to RHYTTAC at [email protected] or at any time during the event via Event Chat.