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TDIN Fall 2016 Courses!

August 2 2016 - December 9 2016

Event Location:
    661 Yonge Street
    Toronto

 

Fall 2016 TDIN Course Offerings

 

Drop-in Best Practices Two Day Course

September 22 and 23, 2016: 9am-4pm

 

Drop-In Participant Engagement: Tools for Collaboration

November  17, 2016:  9am-4pm

 

Effectively Supporting Drop-in Participants’ Goals

November 24, 2016:  9am-4pm

 

Measuring Success and ICE Tool for Drop-Ins

December  8, 2016: 9am-4pm

 

 *all courses will be held at the Toronto Hostels Training Centre, 661 Yonge. St.

**TDIN members: don't forget you can use your training allocation to pay for these courses.

 

Course Descriptions:

 

Drop-In Best Practices (Two Days)

The drop-in sector’s best practices are effective and accountable ways of providing service in a meaningful and supportive way to its participants. This two day training, by TDIN staff and subject matter experts, includes tours of drop-in sites to gain a comprehensive understanding of the evolution, best practices and models in the drop-in sector.

Learning Objectives

1. Understand the evolution of drop-ins and their place in Toronto social services

2. Understand the best practices and core competencies of the drop-in sector’s Measuring Success Framework

3. Learn about Drop-In models, visit and compare actual drop-in programs

4. Recognize how sector best practice impact physical space, program design and delivery

 

Measuring Success and ICE Tool for Drop-Ins

Measuring Success is a made-in-Toronto framework which identifies best practices and core competencies for effective drop-in work. The framework connects best practices to drop-in activity and data collection specifically for drop-ins. The ICE data collection tool allows both the core drop-in programs as well as customized projects to demonstrate the positive outcomes for participants. This framework is presented by TDIN staff and subject matter experts.

Learning Objectives

1. Understand the Measuring Success Framework

2. Link drop-in activity with the Measuring Success Paired Measures

3. Understand how to use the ICE tool to effectively collect and report data to funders

4. Understand how Measuring Success and the ICE tool can help to document new initiatives and engage participants

 

Effectively Supporting Drop-in Participants’ Goals

Supporting participant-led goals is a sector best practice, and a key function of the role the drop-in sector plays in the lives of vulnerable people. It is critical to facilitate a supportive relationship, while understanding individual and systemic factors which impact drop-in participants. Advocating for services and systems creates positive outcomes in drop-in settings. This course is taught by TDIN staff and subject matter experts. Resources to increase the capacity of workshop participants will be provided.

Learning Objectives

1. Examine tools to support participant-driven decision-making

2. Enhance understanding of how systems and services are navigated

3. Learn to effectively support self-advocacy, advocacy in service provision and systemic advocacy

4. Help participants to identify and plan for goals

 

Drop-In Participant Engagement: Tools for Collaboration

Increasing opportunities for drop-in participants to collaborate in the decision-making processes of drop-ins is a sector best practice. This course, taught by TDIN staff and sector subject matter experts, confirms the value of participant engagement, as it improves program quality and outcomes with people who use drop-ins. This course is rooted in a participant engagement framework which outlines and examines participant leadership opportunities in program design and agency operations.

Learning Objectives:

1. Understand why participant engagement practices improves quality of life

2. Examine tools which support participant-driven program design

3. Learn to mobilize leadership opportunities, and support participant skill building through the use of exercises and hearing from former and current drop-in participants 

 

 

 

For More Information Contact:
    Lauren Bulckaert
    engage@tdin.ca
    (p) 647-464-1733

Associated File:   

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TDIN Fall 2016 Courses!

August 2 2016 - December 9 2016

 

Fall 2016 TDIN Course Offerings

 

Drop-in Best Practices Two Day Course

September 22 and 23, 2016: 9am-4pm

 

Drop-In Participant Engagement: Tools for Collaboration

November  17, 2016:  9am-4pm

 

Effectively Supporting Drop-in Participants’ Goals

November 24, 2016:  9am-4pm

 

Measuring Success and ICE Tool for Drop-Ins

December  8, 2016: 9am-4pm

 

 *all courses will be held at the Toronto Hostels Training Centre, 661 Yonge. St.

**TDIN members: don't forget you can use your training allocation to pay for these courses.

 

Course Descriptions:

 

Drop-In Best Practices (Two Days)

The drop-in sector’s best practices are effective and accountable ways of providing service in a meaningful and supportive way to its participants. This two day training, by TDIN staff and subject matter experts, includes tours of drop-in sites to gain a comprehensive understanding of the evolution, best practices and models in the drop-in sector.

Learning Objectives

1. Understand the evolution of drop-ins and their place in Toronto social services

2. Understand the best practices and core competencies of the drop-in sector’s Measuring Success Framework

3. Learn about Drop-In models, visit and compare actual drop-in programs

4. Recognize how sector best practice impact physical space, program design and delivery

 

Measuring Success and ICE Tool for Drop-Ins

Measuring Success is a made-in-Toronto framework which identifies best practices and core competencies for effective drop-in work. The framework connects best practices to drop-in activity and data collection specifically for drop-ins. The ICE data collection tool allows both the core drop-in programs as well as customized projects to demonstrate the positive outcomes for participants. This framework is presented by TDIN staff and subject matter experts.

Learning Objectives

1. Understand the Measuring Success Framework

2. Link drop-in activity with the Measuring Success Paired Measures

3. Understand how to use the ICE tool to effectively collect and report data to funders

4. Understand how Measuring Success and the ICE tool can help to document new initiatives and engage participants

 

Effectively Supporting Drop-in Participants’ Goals

Supporting participant-led goals is a sector best practice, and a key function of the role the drop-in sector plays in the lives of vulnerable people. It is critical to facilitate a supportive relationship, while understanding individual and systemic factors which impact drop-in participants. Advocating for services and systems creates positive outcomes in drop-in settings. This course is taught by TDIN staff and subject matter experts. Resources to increase the capacity of workshop participants will be provided.

Learning Objectives

1. Examine tools to support participant-driven decision-making

2. Enhance understanding of how systems and services are navigated

3. Learn to effectively support self-advocacy, advocacy in service provision and systemic advocacy

4. Help participants to identify and plan for goals

 

Drop-In Participant Engagement: Tools for Collaboration

Increasing opportunities for drop-in participants to collaborate in the decision-making processes of drop-ins is a sector best practice. This course, taught by TDIN staff and sector subject matter experts, confirms the value of participant engagement, as it improves program quality and outcomes with people who use drop-ins. This course is rooted in a participant engagement framework which outlines and examines participant leadership opportunities in program design and agency operations.

Learning Objectives:

1. Understand why participant engagement practices improves quality of life

2. Examine tools which support participant-driven program design

3. Learn to mobilize leadership opportunities, and support participant skill building through the use of exercises and hearing from former and current drop-in participants 

 

 

 

For More Information Contact:
    Lauren Bulckaert
    engage@tdin.ca
    (p) 647-464-1733

Associated File:   

Download TDIN Fall 2016 courses

This resource relates to