Weekly Update July 12, 2019

Local community programs recognized by state initiative

DFCS Press Release July 11, 2019

ATLANTA – A select group of local family-support programs from across Georgia were chosen to participate in the state child-welfare agency’s State of Hope initiative, the Division of Family & Children Service (DFCS) announced Friday.

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Telemental Health: Click Here for Your Next Client

Together Georgia Provider Alliance in collaboration with The University of Georgia J. W. Fanning Institute for Leadership Development offers the following training.  

Tuesday, August 13, 2019, 9:00am - 4:30pm  
Program Description:This 6-hour CEU course will fulfill the requirements of the Georgia Composite Board which requires licensees to complete six (6) hours of  CEUs prior to the provision of telemental health services.
Presenter: Charlie Safford, LCSW, President, yourceus.com,inc. 

CEUs: 6 CEUS approved by LPCA of Georgia and 6 CEUS pending for UGA School of Social Work
Location: Hillside, 690 Courtenay Drive, N.E. - Atlanta, GA 30306-3421     

Cost for training and lunch: $85 (TG members receive complimentary registration--email office@gahsc.org to request code.)  link to registration 
Contact office@gahsc.org

Upcoming (updated 5/15/19)

9/24/2019          Cultural Competence
10/8/2019          Effective Supervision
12/3/2019          LBGTQ 101


Caregiver Lunch and Learn
August 27 - MAAC office - link to flyer

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

GCCF Sampling of 2019 Workshop Sessions



Daily Update July 8, 2019 -
Webinar: Preparing for FFPSA Implementation

GA+SCORE e-blasts (RBWO Providers):

Jul 10, 2019 SAFE Initials & Re-Evaluations
Jul 10, 2019 Correction: External Stakeholders Child Welfare Policy Review/Survey - 9.5 Reasonable Efforts
Jul 10, 2019 SAFE Training: Help Identify Training Needs by 7/12/19
Jul 10, 2019 External Stakeholders Child Welfare Policy Review/Survey - 9.5 Reasonable Efforts
Jul 9, 2019 Connections Program - Listening Session (Metro & South Districts)
Jul 8, 2019 PBP Reporting Deadline -- June 2019 Data
Jul 5, 2019 SAFE Questions for Tuesday Webinar



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. )


Together Georgia corporate sponsors/partners improve services and can save your agency thousands of dollars annually. click here to review.


2019 Georgia Conference on Children and Families October 28-30, 2019 at Marriott Augusta
2020 Together Georgia Day at the Capitol January 29, 2020
2020 Executive Retreat April 16 & 17, 2020 at Lanier Islands Legacy Lodge

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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