Head Start families are significantly impacted by increasingly complex systems, issues and structures. Staff must possess an understanding of human and professional dynamics and apply expert skills in engaging and partnering with families and community partners. Highly qualified instructors from diverse areas of academia and social service will help participants understand the unique issues faced by the families we serve, the provision of services within Head Start’s Performance Standards framework, and engage participants in strategies to improve their professional practice by strengthening relationships and building skills.
Wednesday, March 11 - 10:00 am to 4:15 pm (lunch included)
Thursday, March 12 - 8:45 am to 4:30 pm (lunch on your own)
Friday, March 13 - 8:45 am to 2:00 pm (lunch included)
Participants will increase understanding of cultural and societal shifts that impact families
Participants will explore components of effective family engagement and apply principles to their individual practice.
Participants will practice skills that will increase their effectiveness in working with families experiencing poverty.
Participants will adopt best practices related to professional ethical practice.
WHO SHOULD ATTEND:
Individuals who work closely with families such as Family Services Staff, Supervisors and Home Visitors, and especially those who are responsible for assisting families in setting and achieving goals.
Conference has been submitted to the Ohio Counselor, Social Worker and Marriage & Family Therapist Board for 15 CPEs for Social Workers and Counselors. IACET CEUs will be available for all sessions.
CONFERENCE REGISTRATION FEES:
Member: $310 - includes lunch on March 11 & 13
DEADLINE FOR REGISTRATION: Tuesday, March 3rd, 2020
OHSAI strives to have as many attendees as possible pre-registered and paid. If payment cannot be made by the deadline, please forward a purchase order. If a registration must be canceled, please do so seven (7) working days prior to the training. Cancellations must be made in writing. If a cancellation is made after the cutoff (7 working days prior to the training), a $40 administration fee will be applied per canceled person. No refund will be given for cancellations occurring less than 24 hours before event. Alternate participants may attend. Late Fees: $25.00 Registrations received after the deadline listed above will be assessed a late fee of $25.00 per person.
HOTEL INFORMATION Hotel Reservations should be made directly to
Columbus Marriott Northwest 5605 Paul G. Blazer Memorial Parkway Dublin, Ohio 43017 1-888-801-7133 Hotel Code: Rates: $109.00 Single/Double
Includes complimentary wireless internet access
Deadline for registration at these rates is Wednesday, February 26th, 2020