Weekly Update April 15, 2016
 

Executive Retreat

Date: April 26 & 27, 2016  -  agenda
Location: Winshape Retreat, 2277 Martha Berry Hwy NW, Mt. Berry, GA 30149
link to register https://www.regonline.com/er20150426​


UPDATES

Provider Watch April 15, 2016 - GPSN Art & Poetry Contest for Children's Mental Health
Welfare Watch April 12, 2016 - Prevention Resource Guide Now Available

Daily Update April 14, 2016 - GCAPP conference (Ron scheduled to participate)
Daily Update April 15, 2016  - GA schools could see dramatic changes
Daily Update April 11, 2016 - $4,000 scholarship from Capella University
Daily Update April 13, 2016 - New Benefit added to the UST member program


EVENTS

Member Calendar

All April chapter meetings are canceled in deference to the Executive Retreat scheduled April 26 & 27

Save the Date
November 2-4, 2016 - Georgia Conference on Children and Families   sponsorship opportunities - CALL FOR PRESENTATIONS


TRAINING

♦ April 21, 2016 10:00AM - Understanding the Health and Mental heath Care Needs of Children in Foster Care hosted at A Friend's House, 111 Henry                                                        Parkway, McDonough 30253  

Registration for individuals:
https://www.fanning.uga.edu/sites/default/files/tg_2016_registration_s1-s3_individual.pdf

Registration for organizations sending more than 2 or more individuals:
https://www.fanning.uga.edu/sites/default/files/tg_2016_registration_s1-s3_organization.pdf


♦ Advanced Aquatics is offering two Basic Water Rescue classes in April & May 
This class meets licensure requirements for Foster Parents who have pools at their homes and is an excellent class for any caretaker interested in learning more about basic water rescue. This course does not require the participant to be able to swim. 

Date: Saturday, April 23, 2016 
Time: 9 am – 1 pm 
Location: Beulah Baptist Church, 2340 Clifton Springs Road, Decatur, GA 
Cost: $100 
Unfortunately, child care is NOT available 

Date: Saturday, May 21, 2016 
Time: 2 pm – 6 pm 
Location: Beulah Baptist Church, 2340 Clifton Springs Road, Decatur, GA 
Cost: $100 
Unfortunately, child care is NOT available 

Register and pay on our website www.advancedaquaticsllc.com<http://www.advancedaquaticsllc.com/> or call Melissa Matthews at 770-472-5959 to register or if you have any questions 

Advanced Aquatics, LLC 11948 Turner Road, Hampton, GA 30228 Phone 770-472-5959, Fax 770-472-7455 

Link to  4/1/16 Training Update
 


JOB NOTICES

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 user name and password that was previously provided to member agency directors - user name 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. 


SALARY SURVEY  remains open - response from each member agency is requested.   TG members are requesting updated salary survey information. We are inching along and need a significant number of responses in order to be meaningful (20 agencies responded to date). The individual results will be confidential and sorted for distribution. 

The survey is linked at  https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/FTKRY5T 


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