Regions 8 and 10 Conference | Fargo

At-A-Glance Agenda

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    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

Certified Community Action Professional (CCAP) - What's It All About?
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) - Details
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
Jesseca White and Jillian Gould, 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: A Case Study
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
Resources:
- Analyzing Economic Opportunity Toolkit
- Handout: Economic Report of the President

Working Better Together: An Exploration of Shared Services and Mergers (Website)
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
Resources:
- 2018 Budget Blueprint
- Policy Paper: A Better Way
- Community Engagement Toolkit
- 501(c)3 and 501(c)4 Permissible Activities
- Community Engagement and Advocacy
- Indivisible: A Practical Guide
- Webinar: Trump's Plan
- 100-Day Plan
- What Community Activists Should Do Now
- Opinion: What Should We Be Doing Now?

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 CAP Update

National Association for State Community Services Programs
NASCSP Update

CAPLAW: Community Action Partnership Legal Services, Inc.
CAPLAW Update

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!  
   

 

 

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.

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