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Friday, November 1, 2019

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EVHI Community Team Meeting

EVHI Community Team Meeting

11/01/2019 - 9:00am
DFSS - 1615 W. Chicago Ave.


Contact Maura McCauley for further details

Youth Series: Positive Youth Development 201

Youth Series: Positive Youth Development 201

11/01/2019 - 9:00am
All Chicago, 651 W Washington, Suite 504, Chicago, IL 60661

Youth Series: Positive Youth Development 201
To fully complete registration, after clicking on “Get this course,” start the course and register for the "In-Person" event.

When: Friday, November 1st, 9:00 am- 4:00 pm

Fee: FREE to attend. 6 CEUs are available for a cost. $60.00 for CoC Members; $90.00 for Non-CoC Members. If interested in receiving CEUs for this training, please email Torelen at for payment and details.

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Where: All Chicago, 651 W. Washington, Suite 504, Chicago, IL 60661

Training Goals:
• Briefly review PYD (Positive Youth Development) core principles and concepts
• Learn about ways to engage youth in community and programs
• Understand and discuss positive developmental settings
• Define Scaffolding - a teaching strategy
• Explore and discuss practical strategies and tools

Dr. Ozella Barnes is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist and state-certified Domestic Violence Professional, and her specialty is working with individuals who have experienced significant trauma, violence, pain or loss in their home or community. She is passionate about helping people heal from the inside out, and am exceptionally skilled at establishing trust and positive client rapport. She practices within the framework of cultural competence and humility. With over 24 years of clinical experience, she has gained the opportunity to work with children, adolescents, and adults who struggle with PTSD, depression, anxiety, grief/loss, marginalization, and sexual trauma. She can diffuse stressful situations quickly with my clients, as well as larger crisis management situations. In addition to her clinical experience, she is also a civil rights advocate for marginalized populations, including the elderly and LGBTQ. She has a solid educational foundation and a passion for working with people who have experienced out of home care (i.e. residential and group homes, emergency shelters, and crisis care), as well as those in underserved and impoverished communities.

Bonn Wade (*Bonn uses gender-neutral pronouns they/their/them.) is a clinical consultant, trainer, and psychotherapist in Chicago, Illinois. They* have 24 years’ experience in social services providing, designing and directing housing and life-affirming supportive services for people experiencing situations of poverty and homelessness. In 1995, they started their career at the City of Miami’s Commission on the Status of Women and Programs for Persons with Disabilities. They moved to Chicago in 1996 and began working in local agencies providing housing services. They helped to co-found and direct the TransLife Center, the LGBTQ Host Home Program and provided strategic leadership and service at Teen Living Programs. In addition to direct service, Bonn served as an appointee on Cyndi Lauper’s Forty To None Project advisory board in New York City and sat on several boards in Chicago. Bonn’s work is defined by a commitment to social justice and to the freedom for young people in high-risk situations such as poverty and homelessness to live their truth and build their best lives. Attendees who enroll in a training led by Bonn will experience a visionary leader with a depth of practical knowledge delivering creative, resourceful solutions that improve agency culture, systems of care, and successful outcomes for clients at the individual and structural levels. Bonn holds a master’s degree from The University of Chicago’s School of Social Service Administration. They are a licensed clinical social worker in the state of Illinois and work from their private practice on the far South Side of Chicago in the Beverly / Morgan Park neighborhood.

Description: This Positive Youth Development 201 training provides participants the opportunity to ground themselves in ways to lift youth participation and engagement. Through understanding positive developmental settings and core competencies of successful youth work, participants will learn practical strategies and tools to grow their practice! Participants have the opportunity to practical application through the use of video, large & small group discussion and group activities will be used throughout the training. This training is geared to support direct line staff/case managers who work with youth experiencing homelessness. This training will support PYD to professionals who have intermediate familiarity regarding the topic.

System Performance and Evaluation Committee Meeting

System Performance and Evaluation Committee Meeting

11/01/2019 - 10:00am
AIDS Foundation of Chicago (200 W. Monroe, Suite 1150)


Please contact Karen Kowal for further details.

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