Weekly Update January 4, 2019

 Legislative Preview 2019

Voices for Georgia's Children Child Advocacy Learning Lab (GA-CALL) is offering a legislative preview on January 16 of what's coming up in the 2019 session - link to details


January 3, 2019 (Child Trends) In 2017, the rate of children in foster care rose in 39 states
January 3, 2019  (Project F.R.E.E.) 
Registration Closing soon for Project FREE's Foster Caregiver Weekend Retreat at Lake Lanier! register before January 9
January 2, 2019  (Daily Update) A New Year's message from Juanita
January 2, 2019  (DFCS)  DFCS and Consulate General of Mexico enter into MOU to better serve families
December 17, 2018 (DBHDD) DBHDD receives federal Mental Health Awareness Training grant
December 14, 2018  (Office of the Governor) Deal appoints 46 to boards
December 13, 2018 (CWLA) 
Bipartisan Juvenile Justice Legislation Passes Unanimously

GA+SCORE e-blasts (RBWO Providers):

Dec 26, 2018 FY 2019 Quarter 1 Score Update -- ILPs/TLPs only
Dec 26, 2018 CPA Partnership Meeting- Save the Date
Dec 21, 2018 January Amerigroup Webinars / Warm Lines
Dec 20, 2018 FY 2020 Contract Documents

Side note: For those who wonder what one of TG's former EDs is up to these days, click here to read the AJC news.  

January 10, 2019 - Family Foster Care Chapter 10 a.m. at CCS
January 17, 2019 - Family Preservation/Mental Health Provider Chapter 10 a.m. at Family Ties
January 31, 2019 - Together Georgia Day at the Capitol


►Please submit your requests for 2019 training topics ASAP. Our UGA Fanning Institute partners are developing the 2019 training calendar and would like to factor your input.  Thank you!

Amerigroup Webinar Training Sessions for Providers -- December 2018


Georgia Conference on Children and Families 
October 28-30, 2019 - Marriott Augusta



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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