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Friday, July 19, 2019

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Veteran System Integration (SIT) Meeting

Veteran System Integration (SIT) Meeting

07/19/2019 - 9:00am
10 S. Kedzie Rm 204

   Facilitated by Jessica Smith, CSH

  • Participants include Veteran service providers and the VA
  • This group is for providers working with Veterans in their programs and involves case conferencing.
  • Meets on the 2nd, 3rd, and 4th Fridays of every month; 9-10:30am

Case Management: A Day in the Life – Part 1: Engagement

Case Management: A Day in the Life – Part 1: Engagement

07/19/2019 - 1:30pm
10 S. Kedzie Rm 204

To fully complete registration, start the course and register for the "Webinar" event.

When: Friday, July 19th, 1:30 PM-3:30 PM

Where: 10 S. Kedzie Rm 204

Register here.

Training Objectives:
• Understand core skills for successful case management
• Engage in exercises that create realistic situations and expose participants to a broad range of engagement strategies that will explore circumstances and difficulties that occurs when engaging a client in services.
• This is part one in a series of topics exploring the “A Day in the Life” of a case manager

Description: This training will examine the full range of case management applications and information on the importance of the ecological model in assessment and planning as we gain knowledge of current practice trends, define ethics and how ethical issues are central to the role. This training is for direct line staff and supervisors.

Follow-up Session(s): The follow-up session will be building from initial training focus will be on lecture and implementation reframing this question “What did you learn from this training?”

• Round table discussion that could best practice for implementation

• Role-plays scenarios how can we implement motivational interviewing tie back into the core principle

Follow-up Session Meeting on A Day in the Life 1: Fri Aug 9, 1:30 pm-3:30 pm, 10 S. Kedzie Rm 204
Follow-up Session Meeting on A Day in the Life 2: Fri, Sept 13, 1:30 pm-3:30 pm, 10 S. Kedzie Rm 204


Raiki Adams, HUD Project Manager, has been in social services since 2011, after graduating from Shaw University with a bachelor’s degree in Sociology with a Concentration in Criminal Justice. She is a candidate for a Master’s Degree in Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Administration with a Specialization in Instructional Design at the University of Colorado Global Campus. After graduating from Shaw, Ms. Adams worked at the North Carolina Department of Public Safety, followed by work as the co-founder of a nonprofit organization assisting felons to re-enter their communities. In 2016, Raiki came to Inspiration Corporation, starting as a Housing Retention Specialist. In that position, she advocated on the client’s behalf, with property managers, landlords and service providers to ensure connection to services. She was subsequently promoted to Senior Housing Retention Specialist, mentoring other Retention Specialists. She was then promoted to the IDHS Project Manager Position, adding supervisory and program and data quality assurance responsibilities to her portfolio. She currently works as the HUD Project Manager. As HUD Project Manager, her passion for advocating and assisting in the prevention of the stigma of incarceration, homelessness, community challenges, and disabilities, has helped to expand and improve the services provided to our participants.

Abbie Beato, LCSW, CADC – Abbie has served as Director of Franciscan Outreach’s case management team since 2018. She spent four years working as a therapist for Thresholds in Cook County Jail’s drug treatment program, and as a Team Leader starting programs for emerging adults experiencing the onset of severe mental illness. Abbie worked as a housing and drop-in case manager for Franciscan Outreach from 2011–2014. Prior to coming to Franciscan Outreach, she worked as a Research Assistant at Rush University Medical Center and lived for three years as a Franciscan Volunteer Minister working with people experiencing homelessness in Philadelphia. Abbie is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor and holds a Master’s in Social Work from the University of Chicago School of Social Service Administration.

Fee: The training is free of cost. CEUs are not available for this course.

Youth Data Workgroup

Youth Data Workgroup

07/19/2019 - 1:30pm
DFSS - 1615 W. Chicago Ave. - Room 205


Contact Ceri Moy for further details.

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