Weekly Update May 25, 2018
To: Executive Leadership of CCI, CPA, and Family Preservation Providers
Together Georgia and GATS invite you to a very important provider orientate meeting about the Family First Prevention Services Act (FFA).
The meeting will be moderated by Gabby Sheely, a MAAC board member and expert regarding the Family First Act. Gabby will guide a discussion on the impact of the legislation and how we can begin preparing our agencies. We are excited to have someone who has directly worked with private providers in other states preparing for the FFA. You will also learn more about Together Georgia's strategy planning for the coming months.
Please join us on June 12, 2018, at:
The Methodist Home,
304 Pierce Avenue
Macon GA 31204
1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
The meeting will be limited to the Executive Leadership of CCI, CPA, and Family Preservation Providers, preferably no more than two people from each agency. The meeting will be free of charge, Together Georgia and GATS are covering the cost.
Family First Prevention Service Act - HR 1892 - FFPSA provisions on pages 107-206
Provider Update May 25, 2018 - Destination of Hope provider meeting 6/28
Daily Update May 24, 2018 - Foster children leaving care
Daily Update May 24, 2018 - Feedback needed from RBWO providers by June 1
Daily Update May 23, 2018 - U.S. spends less on children than some developed nations
Daily Update May 22, 2018 - Kinship Navigator Funds Released
Daily Update May 21, 2018 - Supporting Kinship Caregivers Podcast Series
Member Calendar - https://togetherga.net/index.php/events/list-by-month/month.calendar/2018/05/04/-
Mark your 2018 calendar for additional training topics:
8/21 - Telemental Health
9/18 - Working in a Multigenerational Workplace
11/1 Working with LGBTQ youth
12/4 - Autism Spectrum
2018 GCCF CONFERENCE WATCH
Georgia Conference on Children and Families
October 17-19, 2018 - Marriott Augusta
Bethany Christian Services
♦The Social Empowerment Center
♦Community Connections, Inc.
♦Georgia Department of Public Health
♦Lighthouse Care Center of Augusta
♦ Youth Villages
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2018 TG/Fanning training
Archived: TG Salary Survey: The 2016 survey is now closed. Click here to view results (You will need to download the document and open it to view all of the columns.)
Please note Together Georgia has a Job Bank to which TG members may post notices on the website at www.togetherga.net. The system is new and members will need to log in with username and password that was previously provided to member agency directors. (Username is the first initial and last name of agency director; password, if forgotten may be reset - reset will go to the agency director's inbox. )
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Our MISSION: Together Georgia is a preeminent voice in Georgia's child and family welfare policy-making.
Our VISION: Together Georgia will ensure that member organizations are equipped to serve those that their missions are tied to through distributing emerging data as well as by collaborating with key government figures and pertinent decision makers