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MCAP 2015 Human Services Conference

Maryland Community Action Partnership

2015 Human Services Conference

Innovation: Changing with Time

May 12-14, 2015 in Ellicott City, MD

Conference Booklet

Conference Web Page

Conference Overview

This conference will provide an exciting forum for exchange of practical knowledge and new strategies related to Human Service Network.   It will also offer the opportunity to demonstrate your expertise and share success with executive directors, chief executive officers, board members and top level professionals, including fiscal and human resource directors, department heads, program managers, development directors, work ready coordinators, customer direct service centers, marketing and public relations directors.

An Awards Banquet/Gala and Partnership Luncheon will also be featured.


This year’s conference will feature six training tracks.

Management and Board Governance
  • R.O.M.A: Change Theory (2 parts)
  • The Framework of a Needs Assessment: The Process of A Dynamic Communty Needs Assessments
  • Financial Standards and Managing Risk
  • Implementation of Standards: Succession Planning
  • The Critical Elements of Board Bylaws
  • Effective Strategic Planning
  • Compensation & Benefits
  • CSBG Grantee Session (2 parts)
Direct Service and Case Management
  • Substance Abuse: Heroin
  • Psychological First Aid
  • Domestic Violence
  • Effective Case Management Strategies
  • Abuse & Neglect
  • Stress Management
  • Conflict Resolution (2 parts)
  • Working with Diverse Populations: Creating a Culture of Equity (2 parts)
Emergency Assistance Services
  • Rapid Rehousing
  • Best Practices: Prevention (Panel)
  • ESG Grantee
  • Homeless Prevention Diversion
  • Human Information System (HMIS)
  • Best Practices Homelessness Prevention
  • Food Handling: More than Washing Your Hands
  • It’s a SNAP: Innovative Strategies to Increase Participation in Maryland’s Food Supplement Program
  • Reducing Food Insecurity: Using Data and Telling Stories to Engage the Community and Influence Policy
  • More than Food
Early Childhood Development
  • Early Parenting Skills for Isollated Mothers
  • Fatherhood Initiatve
  • MD Exels Certification
  • Intervention Techniques for Extreme Behaviors
  • Supporting Expectant Mother
  • Car Seat Safety
  • Business Training for Childcare Providers
  • Supporting Immigrants & Dual Language Mothers
  • Strengthening Families Pt 1: An Overview
  • Strengthening Families Pt 2: Local Implementation
  • Introductions, Purpose, Agenda Review, General Information
  • Case Referral, Distribution, Verification, & Tracking Initiative
  • Energy Kits, Kit-Only Houses, and Homeowner Education
  • Maryland Weatherization Program Standard Measure Price List
  • Maryland's NEW Field Guide
  • Special Session (2 parts)
  • Open Q&A Session
  • OHEP: Special Session (2 parts)


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