Date/Time: 
04/04/2009 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Location
Address: 

State Museum

City: 
Harrisburg
Country: 
253
Sponsoring Agency: 
PA Family Support Alliance
Description: 

“Painting for Prevention” Parents and children, children’s advocates, and state, county, and local officials will collaborate with members of the general public to paint a mural as a way of building awareness about preventing child abuse and neglect. State Senator Pat Vance, who represents Cumberland and York counties, and is a professional nurse, is scheduled to attend the event.

Date/Time: 
06/09/2009 (All day) to 06/10/2009 (All day)
Location
Address: 

Doubletree Pittsburgh City Center
One Bigelow Square

City: 
Pittsburgh
Postal Code: 
15219
Country: 
253
Sponsoring Agency: 
OVC TTAC
Description: 

Workshop Description

This workshop expands upon the Basics of Strategic Planning training to provide participants with hands-on experience developing a strategic plan for their own organizations. The training draws from materials contained in OVC’s Strategic Planning Toolkit. Following the training, you will be encouraged to request specialized technical assistance from OVC TTAC to help you implement a comprehensive strategic plan.

Learning Objectives

By the end of this workshop, you will be able to:

  • Define strategic planning.
  • Articulate the importance of strategic planning.
  • Describe the strategic planning process.
  • Identify and use strategies for developing an effective strategic planning group.
  • Identify and use strategies for determining if the organization is ready for a strategic plan.
  • Identify and use strategies for creating a common ground and respectful environment in a strategic planning group.
  • Use the SWOT analysis method to assess an organization’s current status.
  • Identify strategies for collecting and consolidating data about an organization’s current status.
  • Identify and develop guiding statements (values, vision, and mission).
  • Identify and develop clear goals and objectives.
  • Identify strategies for setting priorities based on the list of goals and objectives.
  • Identify elements of a strategic plan.
  • Write a strategic plan outline.
  • Identify elements of an action plan and strategies for developing an action plan.
  • Identify potential resources needed for a strategic plan initiative.
  • Identify possible sources of financial support for a strategic plan initiative.
  • Identify what strategic plan marketing is and why it is important.
  • Identify sample marketing strategies.
  • Identify why evaluating or tracking the progress of a strategic plan is important.
  • Identify sample evaluation strategies.
Date/Time: 
11/07/2009 (All day) to 11/11/2009 (All day)
Location
City: 
Philadelphia
Country: 
253
Sponsoring Agency: 
American Public Health Association
Description: 

The theme of the meeting is “Water and Public Health: The 21st Century Challenge.”
The APHA Annual Meeting & Exposition is the premier Public Health Educational Forum! Learn from the experts in the field, hear about cutting edge research and exceptional best practices, discover the latest public health products and services, and share your public health experience with your peers. The world of public health is in continual motion, and there is no better time to stay abreast of the research and learn about emerging issues.
The APHA Annual Meeting & Exposition is the oldest and largest gathering of public health professionals in the world, attracting more than 13,000 national and international physicians, administrators, nurses, educators, researchers, epidemiologists, and related health specialists. APHA's meeting program addresses current and emerging health science, policy, and practice issues in an effort to prevent disease and promote health. APHA has a world of public health in store for you.

Date/Time: 
04/29/2008 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Location
Address: 

National Sexual Violence Resource Center123 N Enola Drive

City: 
Enola
Postal Code: 
17025
Country: 
253
Sponsoring Agency: 
National Sexual Violence Resource Center
Description: 

The National Sexual Violence Resource Center (NSVRC) will host a reception featuring the Southern Poverty Law Center’s “Bandana Project” during April, Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM). The event, scheduled for Tuesday, April 29, 2008 from 2:00pm – 4:00pm, is open to the public and will be held at 123 N. Enola Drive, Enola, PA.

Invited speakers include Commissioner Stuart J. Ishimaru of the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and Remigia Sandoval of Survivors of Adams County.

The “Bandana Project” raises awareness of sexual violence and harassment against farmworker women. The project was launched by Esperanza: The Immigrant Women’s Legal Initiative of the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC). The Southern Poverty Law Center is a nonprofit civil rights organization that combats bigotry and discrimination through litigation, education and advocacy. For more information, visit

 

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