To learn more about the Annual Southeast Regional ADHD Conference, please visit the conference website, where you'll find information about the speakers, program format, hotel accommodations and more.This course contains no sessions
Alabama REACTS is an acronym: Recognizing the Effects of and Approaches to Childhood Trauma Summit. This conference seeks to involve community members, professionals, educators, policy makers, and other individuals in recognizing and responding to the needs of children and adolescents affected by traumatic events like natural disasters, family troubles, community violence, and so on. This year our focus is on innovative trauma interventions for all kinds of children/youth. Our goal is for conference attendees to leave with knowledge and skills enabling them to identify innovative responses and take next steps to enhance support of trauma-affected children and adolescents in our community.
CEUs are available for Social Workers, Counselor, Lawyers, Foster Care Parents, Law Enforcement, Nurses and Teachers.
Please visit our website at www.reacts.ua.edu to view agenda and additional conference details.Friday, March 29, 2019, Bryant Conference Center
The Alabama Autism Conference is specifically designed to transfer the very latest research regarding diagnosis and treatment of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). The Conference will be beneficial to both professional engaged in direct service provision and professional engaged in research with individuals who have ASD.
This course contains no sessions
The workshop will provide basic information about the art of getting external fundsto support human service organizations and governmental entities. The funding opportunitiesto be discussed will focus on government funds, but references will be made to securingprivate funds, particularly how to differentiate between the two sources. Participantswill learn how to get their organization "grant-ready" and how to make strategic decisionsabout applying for a grant.
The session will include guidance on developing the foundation to pursue funding opportunities. Participants will learn what is required to respond to "Requests of Proposals" [RFP's)or "Notice of Funding Opportunities" (NOFA's) including, understanding parts of agovernment grant proposal, project narrative, development of strategic partnerships,obtaining commitments of cash/in-kind match, creating the project budget, developingthe budget narrative and evaluating outcomes.
Specifically, Dr. Guin will discuss the elements of a proposal, including the abstract,problem statement (need), design (goals, objectives, methods) proposed outcomes andevaluation. Corollary components to the narrative will also be discussed with participants,including development of strategic partnerships, attainment of letters of commitment,logic models and timelines.
Discussion will be encouraged, so participants should come to the workshop with someidea of a project they might be interested in pursuing funding for.
Although the focus of the workshop is on non-governmental and governmental agencies,information for academic participants can also be provided based on the participatingaudience.Thursday, March 7, 2019, Bryant Conference Center