Regions 8 and 10 Conference | Fargo

At-A-Glance Agenda

Social Work CEUs
This conference has been approved for up to 8.5 face-to-face hours and 1.5 ethics hours in continuing education for Social Workers.

 

Weatherization CEUs
This conference has been approved for up to 7.5 CEUs with two separate Weatherization tracks to choose from. See sessions below for associated CEUs.

   

Agenda

    Tuesday, May 16
11:00am - 12:45pm Conference Registration  
1:00 - 1:15pm Welcome

North Dakota House Representative Josh Boschee

1:30 - 3:00pm Keynote Service, My Way of Life!
Mark Lindquist
3:15 - 4:45pm Concurrent Sessions

Best Practices for Communities Serving Homeless Veterans
Diana Hall, Veterans Administration

Become a Certified Community Action Professional!
Leah Pauletti, MinnCAP

CSBG Annual Reporting
Jackie Orr, NASCSP

The Fundamentals of Weatherization
Brandon Kjelden, Southeastern North Dakota Community Action
*approved for 1.5 Wx CEUs

Ventilation
Bruce Hagen, North Dakota Department of Commerce
*approved for 1.5 Wx CEUs

Social Return on Investment
Fred Richmond, Center for Applied Management Practices

Region 8 RPIC T/TA Coordinated Plan Meeting (Part 1 of 3)
Region 8 RPIC: State Associations, State CSBG Offices, and Centers of Excellence

5:00pm Adventure Night Explore Fargo on your own and get to know what "North of Normal" looks like!
     
    Wednesday, May 17
7:30 - 8:25am Breakfast

Weatherization Update and Current Climate
Ray Judy, NASCSP

8:30 - 10:00am Concurrent Sessions

Healthy Homes (Part 1)
John Davies, Building Performance Center
*Healthy Homes course (4 sessions) approved for 6 Wx CEUs

DG1000: What is New At The Energy Conservatory
Paul Morin, Energy Conservatory
*approved for 1.5 Wx CEUs

CAP60 User Review and Update
Kayla Burt, CAP60

Innovations in Alternative Justice
Jillian Struxness and Jesseca White, City of Fargo

Do the Right Thing: Cultivating a Culture of Compliance and High Ethical Standards at your CAA
Eleanor Evans, CAPLAW
*approved for 1.5 Social Work ethics hours

Region 8 RPIC T/TA Coordinated Plan Meeting (Part 2 of 3)
Region 8 RPIC: State Associations, State CSBG Offices, and Centers of Excellence

10:15 - 11:45am Concurrent Sessions

Healthy Homes (Part 2)
John Davies, Building Performance Center
*Healthy Homes course (4 sessions) approved for 6 Wx CEUs

Zone Pressure Diagnostics
Paul Morin, Energy Conservatory
*approved for 1.5 Wx CEUs

Focus on Finances
Lance Hill, Bank of North Dakota

Ending Homelessness with Harm Reduction and Housing First
Jan Eliassen, City of Fargo and Cody Schuler, North Dakota CARES

Incorporating ROMA Service Delivery at Your CAA
Fred Richmond, Center for Applied Management Practices

Region 8 RPIC T/TA Coordinated Plan Meeting (Part 3 of 3)
Region 8 RPIC: State Associations, State CSBG Offices, and Centers of Excellence

12:00 - 1:30pm Lunch Legislative Update
David Bradley, NCAF
1:30 - 3:00pm Concurrent Sessions

Healthy Homes (Part 3)
John Davies, Building Performance Center
*Healthy Homes course (4 sessions) approved for 6 Wx CEUs

Weatherization Administration/WxPro
Bruce Hagen, North Dakota Department of Commerce

Strategic Planning: Focus on Implementing the ROMA Framework
Jarle Crocker, National Community Action Partnership

Analyzing Conditions and Causes of Poverty
Jim Masters, Center for Community Futures

Sustainability and Working Better Together: An Exploration of Shared Services and Mergers
Eleanor Evans, CAPLAW

3:15 - 4:45pm Concurrent Sessions

Healthy Homes (Part 4)
John Davies, Building Performance Center
*Healthy Homes course (4 sessions) approved for 6 Wx CEUs

Weatherization Health and Safety
Bruce Hagen, North Dakota Department of Commerce
*approved for 1.5 Wx CEUs

Theory of Change and ROMA Next Generation
Denise Harlow, National Community Action Partnership
Jackie Orr, NASCSP

Compassion Burnout and Fatigue
Robert Jones, The Village Family Resource Center

New Administration: Strategic Opportunities for CAA Network
Jim Masters, Center for Community Futures

Advocacy and Lobbying: Ethics and How to Talk to Your Representatives
David Bradley, NCAF

     
     
    Thursday, May 18

7:30 - 8:15am

7:30 - 8:30am

Board Meeting

 

Breakfast

Region 8 Board Meeting

 

Continental Breakfast

8:30 - 10:00am Group Session

Community Action National Partners Updates and Q&A

National Community Action Partnership

National Association for State Community Services Programs

CAPLAW: Community Action Partnership Legal Services, Inc.

10:15 - 11:30am Group Session

Ending Welfare As We Know It: Redesigning Public Assistance through the Lens of Financial Health and Economic Mobility
Reggie Bicha, Colorado Department of Human Services

11:30am - 12:00pm Awards and Recognitions Community Action Partnership of North Dakota
     
12:00pm   Safe travels home!  
     

 

 

**This DRAFT agenda is continually being updated. Sessions times and names are subject to change. All National Partners have confirmed their attendance; specific breakout session descriptions are currently being developed.

  • National CAP
  • National Community Action Foundation
  • NASCSP
    NASCSP
  • Community Action Program Legal Services