A National Resource to Support Excellence in Community Action

2015 Annual Conference – Community Action Association of Region VI

The Future is NOW

October 21 – 23 in Catoosa, OK

Region-VI-Agenda-Oct-2015Conference Agenda

Conference Website

General Sessions

David Bradley, Executive Director, NCAF

Guest Speaker: Major Retired Ed Pulido

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Rodolfo Acosta- Pérez, CAA of Southern New Mexico – Advocacy for the New Face of Poverty

Panel Discussion: Jeannie Chaffin, OCS (invited); Leon McCowan, ACF Region VI (invited)


Four workshop tracks will be offered – session descriptions

Track 1

  • Beyond Compliance: Organizational Standards and the Community Needs Assessment – Dr. Jarle Crocker, NCAP
  • Tools for Standards: Network Resources for Meeting Organizational Standards – Dr. Jarle Crocker, NCAP
  • Techniques & Tools for Effective CAA Board Leadership (2-part session) – Veronica Zhang, CAPLAW

Track 2

  • Supportive Services for Veteran Families – Tammy Randazzo KI BOIS CAF
  • Immigration: What You Need to Know to Assist Your Clients (tentative)
  • Personal Safety at Work/Home Visits – Captain Jeff Pierce Oklahoma City Police Department
  • Recognizing Domestic Violence – Jennifer McLaughlin OK Coalition on Domestic Violence

Track 3

  • Social Media Policies – Paul Ross, Esq. McAfee & Taft
  • Employee Handbooks – Paul Ross, Esq. McAfee & Taft
  • Employment Law Update – Paul Ross, Esq. McAfee & Taft
  • Importance of Employee/Supervisor Training in Employment Law – Paul Ross, Esq. McAfee & Taft

Track 4

  • Applying ROMA to Assessment & Planning (4-part session) – Barbara Mooney National Peer to Peer ROMA Certification Project


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