California Safety Organized Practice Conference 2018

This page provides access to the presentations and materials offered throughout the 2018 California Safety Organized Practice Conference, which was hosted by the Northern California Training Academy at the University of California, Davis June 26-27. The statewide conference provided an opportunity for counties implementing Safety Organized Practice (SOP) to explore strategies for rigor and depth of practice across the case continuum, and to share strengths, challenges and successes around implementation and sustainability.

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To learn more about the Northern California Training Academy, please visit our website.

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General Resources

Keynote Presentations

Managing Secondary Trauma and Burnout in Child Welfare

Beth Cohen, University of California, Davis and Santa Barbara

Roadway of Safety Organized Practice: What Successful Implementation Looks Like

Margie Albers, Alison Book, and Susan Brooks, Northern California Training Academy

Strengthening the Foundation of Best Practice

Kim Giardina, County of San Diego

Words Create Worlds: The Power of Appreciative Inquiry

Lane Glenn, Ph.D., Northern Essex Community College

Workshop Materials

The workshops listed below include those that were able to digitally share their materials for posting. To learn more about all of the workshops offered throughout the California Safety Organized Practice Conference, including information on all of the presenters, please see the event program.

The Art and Practice of Appreciative Inquiry

Lane Glenn, Northern Essex Community College

CANS: Collaborative Assessment with Children and Youth

April Fernando, Chapin Hall

Creating Networks of Support for Children and Youth through Family Finding and Engagement Strategies

Kelly Beck, National Institute for Permanent Family Connectedness; Cynthia Munos, County of Ventura

Family Time Visit Coaching

Marty Beyer, Child Welfare and Juvenile Justice Trainer, Author and Consultant

Fidelity and Evaluation of Safety Organized Practice

Holly Bower, University of Nebraska, Lincoln; Sarah Glass, County of San Diego; Melanie Schindell, Northern California Training Academy

Infusing Trauma Informed Concepts into Child Welfare Practice: Practical Applications and Implementation Strategies

Lisa Conradi, Conradi Consulting, LLC; Melissa Lloyd, Sacramento County

SOP and Child and Family Teaming: Integrating Best Practice and New Mandates

Alison Book, Northern California Training Academy; Shelly Townley, County of Ventura; Lisa Witchey, California Department of Social Services

Safety Organized Practice and Safety Planning

Margie Albers, Northern California Training Academy; Kelly Winston, California Department of Social Services

Supervisors are the Key: Implementing, Supporting and Coaching for Safety Organized Practice

Alison Book, Northern California Training Academy; Brandon Burton, County of Ventura; Trudi Frazel, Contra Costa County; Kim Smith, Kings County

Using Powerful Questions to Reveal Amazing Solutions

Ariana Martinez, Contra Costa County; Monica McCurdy and Veronica Perez, County of Ventura

SOP Think Tanks

Cultural Humility and Working with Diverse Communities

Jamaika King, County of San Diego; Adreanna Riley, Bay Area Academy

Safety Organized Practice for Transitional Age Youth, CSEC Youth, Young Children and Teens

Aprille Flint, Bay Area Academy; Nicole Hessen, Academy for Professional Excellence; Kelly Winston, California Department of Social Services

Additional Safety Organized Practice Resources

To browse additional resources, please return to the CHS Resource Barn.

To learn more about the Northern California Training Academyplease visit our website.

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