REGION VIII: 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 VIII Location: MT, ND, SD, WY, CO, UT
Federal Program Officers: Deb Yatsko, Maya Hering
Regional Program Manager: Jeff Daniels

AGENDA (WEST REGION VIII)

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

 

Tuesday, May 25th

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

1:00 pm - 1:15 pm ET                                              

Welcome

  • Maya Hering, Program Specialist R8 , Family and Youth Services Bureau
  • Deb Yatsko, Program Specialist R8 , Family and Youth Services Bureau
1:15 pm - 1:30 pm ET                   

 

"Youth Engagement with Youth MOVE National" (Presentation, Part 1)

  • Madeline Zeilinski, Youth Program Specialist, Youth MOVE National 
  • Johanna Bergan, Executive Director, Youth MOVE National
Session Materials:
1:30 pm - 1:55 pm ET

Discussion Group (Last names A-F)

  • Deb Yatsko, Program Specialist R8 , Family and Youth Services Bureau

Discussion Group (Las names G-L)

  • Maya Hering, Program Specialist R8 , Family and Youth Services Bureau

Discussion Group (Last names M-R)

  • Madeline Zielinski, Youth Program Specialist, Youth MOVE National

Discussion Group (Last names S-Z)

  • Johanna Bergan, Executive Director, Youth MOVE National
1:55 pm - 2:00 pm ET Break
2:00 pm - 3:15 pm ET

"Youth Engagement with Youth MOVE National" (Presentation, Part 2)

  • Madeline Zeilinski, Youth Program Specialist, Youth MOVE National
  • Johanna Bergan, Executive Director, Youth MOVE National
3:15 pm - 4:00 pm ET   

                                                                                        

                                

Grantee Reflections/Highlights and Closing

  • Deb Yatsko, Program Specialist R8, Family and Youth Services Bureau
  • Maya Hering, Program Specialist R8 , Family and Youth Services Bureau
  • Kippi Clausen, Program Manager, Shiloh House/Rural Collaborative
  • Zyschaun Jackson, YouthMOVE Colorado VISTA Youth Engagement and Community Organizer, Shiloh House/Rural Collaborative
  • Sarah Willmon, Residential Program Manager, Mountain Home Montana
  • Caitlin Schafer, LBSW, Parenting Pathways Coordinator, Youthworks
  • Mina Koplin, Program Manager, Salt Lake County Youth Services
  • Casey Starr, Grant Manager/Youth Homelessness Demonstration Program Manager, Youth Emergency Services
  • Tara Trenholm-Giertych, Transitional Living Coordinator, Youth Emergency Services
  • Haley Warren, Youth Advocate, Youth Emergency Services
  • Kamarah Riddle, Youth Advocate, Youth Emergency Services

 

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.