When people work together, great things happen!
Christina Fulsom, Founder and Network Weaver, East Texas Human Needs Network
Mike Simon, Community Impact Specialist, Simon Solutions
February 21, 2019, 11 a.m. – 12 p.m. Central
Learn new and exciting ways to maximize the effectiveness of the Bridges movement in your community. Discover how innovative technology and collective impact strategies are advancing a more comprehensive and holistic approach to transforming people’s lives.
Workplace Stability and Getting Ahead in the Workplace: A view from both ends of the spectrum
March 7, 2019, 11 a.m. – 12 p.m. Central
Ermina Soler shares her experience of living in daily instability and making the transition to a stable situation. Her move out of daily instability was so effective, she went on to become a certified trainer of Workplace Stability and a certified facilitator of Getting Ahead in the Workplace. Ermina will discuss some of the barriers and challenges she faced maintaining her home life in daily instability while also adapting to workplace expectations. On the stability end of the spectrum, Ermina will share how Workplace Stability and Getting Ahead in the Workplace provide supports for businesses and employees. These strategies reduce barriers for employees, and that improves employee retention, productivity, and well-being.
Money & ME: A financial literacy education system
March 21, 2019, 11 a.m. – 12 p.m. Central
Financial literacy is a critical component of success in life. Learn how Money & ME was strategically written for people who are in survival mode and living paycheck to paycheck. This system includes workbooks and kits, technology, and training for organizations who are inspired to help low-income people take control of their money and their lives.
Understanding poverty from the pews
April 4, 2019, 11 a.m. – 12 p.m. Central
Use Bridges to Health and Healthcare and What Every Church Member Should Know About Poverty to better equip faith-based leaders by helping them understand and elevate the level of care for their members. Understanding socioeconomic status from the pews can serve as a prevention strategy, as well as a proactive approach for barrier elimination in the event that congregants have a hospital encounter.
Address emotional poverty and build emotional wealth in your students
Ruby K. Payne, Ph.D.
April 18, 2019, 11 a.m. – 12 p.m. Central
Tired of dealing with emotional issues in the classroom? In this webinar, Ruby Payne will provide an understanding of the origins of anger, anxiety, and avoidance. She will introduce a language to talk about brain regulation, integration, and emotional competence in your building. In this short overview, Dr. Payne will provide tools for educators to address and reduce anger, anxiety, and avoidance, along with tools to motivate good behavior.
The R Rules: A guide for teens to identify and build resources
May 2, 2019, 11 a.m. – 12 p.m. Central
Join author Betti Souther and our panel of R Rules practitioners for this Q&A webinar on why and how they are using The R Rules to build and engage community; develop skills and individual plans for education, career, and life; and support components of social and emotional learning (SEL), response to intervention (RTI), trauma-sensitive instruction, and trauma-informed care (TIC). Discussion will also include insights from our panel on the challenges and benefits of implementing The R Rules.