Training Archives

November 15, 2018

California College Pathways: A Case Study on How Strategic Philanthropy Leads to System Change

This webinar is an opportunity to learn about how the California College Pathways’ Funder’s Collaborative strategically invested in research, data, and advocacy to motivate large-scale system change and how this approach can be replicated elsewhere. The Funder’s Collaborative consists of 14 philanthropic partners, and their strategic investments has resulted in improvements in college preparation, access, and achievement among youth and young adults in California’s foster care system.

New Child Welfare Law- 2018 Policy Reforms

The Alliance for Children’s Rights hosted a webinar to provide a summary of the major child welfare bills that were signed into law this year. Panelists, including JBAY executive director Amy Lemley, shared information about how these laws will impact recruitment and retention of foster caregivers, the services and supports available to families and youth in the child welfare system, and more.


October 30, 2018

Building Strong Pathways: Strengthening the Transition from High School to College for Foster and Homeless Youth

This workshop was presented at the CCCEOPSA conference and discussed the Foster Youth Services Coordinating Program and McKinney-Vento homeless student liasons roles within K-12 systems with a focus on how to support post-secondary transition. Two colleges discussed how they’ve developed strong collaborations to connect students to college supports before they leave high school to increase college enrollment and success.


October 25, 2018

Completing the FAFSA: A How-To for Assisting Foster and Homeless Youth

These webinars provide a “how-to” on completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), to assist those working with foster and homeless youth. It reviews the 2019-20 FAFSA, page by page, with new screenshots illustrating changes to the FAFSA since last year. Presenters provide detailed instructions on how eligible foster and homeless youth can qualify as independent students for the purposes of financial aid, and key steps to take after the FAFSA or California Dream Act Application is submitted.

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October 17, 2018

Findings from the 2017-18 THP+FC & THP-Plus Annual Report: Need for Increased Access

In October, John Burton Advocates for Youth released the 2017-18 THP+FC & THP-Plus Annual Report, which highlights the achievements and challenges of the state’s transitional housing programs in helping youth in the foster care and juvenile probation systems make a safe, supported transition to adulthood and discussed practice and policy recommendations from these findings.


September 27, 2018

Addressing Stigma: Strategies for Facilitating Access to Basic Needs Support at Community Colleges

This webinar discussed examples of ways in which colleges are structuring their services to encourage student access and reduce the potential that shame or embarrassment is preventing students from accessing available benefits.


September 19, 2018

Providing Comprehensive Sexual Health Education to Foster Youth: Lessons Learned from an LA Pilot

The California Foster Youth Sexual Health Education Act (Senate Bill 89) went into effect on July 1, 2017. Among its provisions is a requirement that the county child welfare caseworker ensures that every youth age 10 and older receives comprehensive sexual health education once in middle school and once in high school. For youth who don’t, the case plan must document how that requirement will be met. This web seminar discussed a strategy counties can consider to meet this requirement, featuring the results from a pilot in Los Angeles County of the Making Proud Choices! curriculum.


September 6, 2018

The Homeless Emergency Aid Program: California’s Newest Strategy to Address Youth Homelessness

On June 27, California created the Homeless Emergency Aid Program (HEAP), which will provide local jurisdictions with $500 M to address homelessness. The program requires that a minimum of 5% of the funds are used to address youth homelessness. This webinar provided an overview of HEAP by Ginny Puddefoot, the Executive Director of the Homeless Coordinating and Financing Council. It also featured the work of Jovenes, Inc., a Los Angeles-based housing provider and the Corporation of Supportive Housing (CSH) to address youth homelessness, including homelessness among college students. Attendees learned how to identify the entity in their community applying for HEAP funding, how much funding is available to their community, how to determine the proportion of the local homeless population that are unaccompanied youth, how Jovenes and CSH implement strategies to reduce homelessness and promote college achievement, and how to incorporate this model into the local application.


August 22, 2018

Academic Case Management: How to Support Youth as College Students

This webinar provided training on how to alter case management for current and former foster youth and homeless youth so that it is tailored for college students and supports a youth’s identity as a student. Featured panelists offered examples of how they utilize this case management model in their housing programs. A new tool was shared on the webinar, moving case managers from asking “how’s school going?” to asking targeted questions at just the right time, building trust, and providing timely reminders, support and referrals to resources.


August 7, 2018

Findings from Wave 3 of the Cal YOUTH Study

On this web seminar, Professor Mark Courtney provided a summary of findings from Wave 3 of the Cal YOUTH Study, which surveyed young adults who were in formerly in foster care in California.


 June 22, 2018

2018-2019 Burton Book Fund Webinar

This web seminar provided essential information about the Burton Book Fund for the 2018-19 academic year, including a few changes to the program. The web seminar also discussed essential implementation information for college campus representatives, students, and book store administrators.

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May 23, 2018

2018 California Child Welfare Budget Requests

This webinar discussed the major budget requests that have been made for the upcoming fiscal year intended to support children served by our child welfare system. Panelists representing the sponsoring organizations discussed the purpose of each budget proposal and walk through its provisions. We also discussed crucial next steps you can take to support these budget proposals.

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April 18, 2018

Unpacking Matriculation for Foster & Homeless Youth: Assessment, Remediation & Recent Changes

This webinar provided an overview of the matriculation process at community colleges & CSUs. Panelists discussed the priority enrollment verification process for homeless youth, how students can avoid being unnecessarily placed in remediation (below-transfer-level courses) during the assessment process, more effective mechanisms for addressing remediation needs, and how state-level changes to assessment and remediation will affect students.

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College Assessment & Remediation Guides


April 4, 2018

Supporting Homeless College Students: Legal Obligations & Best Practices

This web seminar provided community college staff with an overview of the benefits currently available to homeless youth, helped college staff to understand the distinctions across programs regarding how to define and verify homeless status, and offered concrete examples of best practices undertaken by community colleges to better serve this vulnerable population of students. 

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Homeless Youth Crosswalk


March 21, 2018

Financial Aid for Foster & Homeless Youth, Part II: After the FAFSA

This web seminar walked attendees through the steps from the time a student submits the FAFSA to their first disbursement of financial aid, including the process for verifying their status as foster youth or homeless youth. The training also discussed how to support students in maintaining Satisfactory Academic Progress so they don’t lose their financial aid, how to avoid student debt, and how to handle these pitfalls should they occur. 

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March 21, 2018

Supporting Homeless, Food and Housing Insecure College Students

This webinar discussed legal obligations and provided technical assistance in supporting college students experiencing homelessness. Discussion revolved around FAFSA, homeless youth liaisons brought forward by AB 801, verification of homeless youth status, and new Calfresh student eligibility requirements and guidelines. 

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March 16, 2018

State Efforts to Address Youth and Youth Adults Experiencing Homelessness

This webinar discussed efforts at the state level to address the growing epidemic of youth homelessness. Specifically, the webinar looked at proposed legislation SB 918 (Wiener, Rubio)  that will establish an Office of Homeless Youth to set goals and map progress toward ending youth homelessness. The bill further directs $60 million in funding to address the alarming rise of youth homelessness in California. 

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March 8, 2018

New Legislation to Improve California’s Continuum of Care Reform (CCR)

Alliance for Children’s Rights, Children’s Law Center, Children Now and John Burton Advocates for Youth discussed two bills, SB 1083 and AB 2183, that will ensure the CCR is carried out in a manner that is supportive to caregivers and foster youth. The webinar went over efforts around CCR so far, the impetus behind the legislation, and how you can help turn these bills into law.

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February 23, 2018

Increasing Earned IncomeTax Credit Among Transition-Age Youth

This web seminar aimed to increase the uptake of the state and federal Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) program among transition-aged youth (TAY), including youth who have experienced the foster care system, the juvenile probation system and homelessness. The webinar provided guidance on how to inform youth about tax preparation and resources to help youth file their taxes.

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February 13, 2018

SB 940: Improving College Outcomes for Foster Youth Through Better Access to the Cal Grant

This web seminar discussed SB 940 which was introduced by Senator Beall to expand foster youth access to the largest state funded financial aid program, the Cal Grant. Panelist discussed the impetus for the legislation, its three main provisions, and what you can do to help turn this bill into law.

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January 22, 2018

Step-By-Step Guide to Completing the FAFSA for Foster Youth

This web seminar provided step-by-step guidance on how to complete the FAFSA for foster youth as well as tips on what to do after the FAFSA to ensure students get maximum aid awards. Panelists discussed how to help foster youth fill out their financial aid applications accurately and ensure that they get every dollar to help them succeed in college.

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January 17, 2018

Financial Aid for Homeless & Foster Youth, Part 1

This web seminar featured Marisol Ramirez with Pierce College, Tanae McCall with CSU Bakersfield, and Simone Tureck with John Burton Advocates for Youth. Panelists shared information about the application process associated with the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), provided a breakdown of what typical financial aid award packages include, and important tips for helping ensure current and former foster youth and homeless youth access maximum aid.

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November 28, 2017

CalFresh for Foster Youth Students: An Informational Webinar for College Campus Staff 

This webinar provided the need-to-know information about CalFresh as it applies to current and former foster youth in college. Geared toward staff on college campuses; the webinar discussed how to count income for current and former foster youth; how to define a household in shared living arrangements; special exemptions to the restrictions on student eligibility; and how to support youth in submitting a successful application, including how campus staff can help youth gather necessary verification documents.

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November 17, 2017

Join the California Foster Youth FAFSA Challenge!

This webinar introduced the Foster Youth FAFSA Challenge, a statewide campaign to increase the number of foster youth who are prepared for success as they matriculate from high school into college by ensuring that foster youth are accessing financial aid. The web seminar also provided information about the newly available Financial Aid Guide for California Foster Youth, a robust new tool that can help foster youth get all the financial aid for which they are eligible.

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Accelerating Success: Turning Insights into Action for Foster Youth at California Community Colleges

This web seminar featured staff from Educational Results Partnership who shared key findings from their new report regarding foster youth outcomes at California’s community colleges. The report provides college leaders with data-driven approaches to improve foster youth outcomes, and shines a light on implications for policy-makers.

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October 24, 2017 Review of New Child Welfare Laws: 2017 Policy ReformsOn October 24, 2017 John Burton Advocates for Youth participated in a web seminar held by the Alliance for Children’s Rights summarizing the key bills that were signed into law in 2017. These reforms will impact our caregivers, recruitment, retention, and the services and supports available to families in the child welfare system.Download slides

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October 10, 2017

Stepping Up for Foster Youth: A Policy Playbook for California’s Four-Year Universities

This web seminar marked the release of a publication by John Burton Advocates for Youth, highlighting steps that Cal State Universities and University of California campuses can take to enhance support for foster youth enrolled at these institutions. Report findings and innovative policy models were shared on the webinar.  

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September 14, 2017

Exploring Short Program Stays & High Rates of Involuntary Exit: 2016-17 THP+FC & THP-Plus Annual Report

This web seminar shared the findings and practice and policy implications from the 2016-17 THP+FC & THP-Plus Annual Report, which included information on the average length of stay in the programs, rate of involuntary exit, education and employment outcomes, parenting rates, criminal justice involvement and the impact of being homeless.

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July 27, 2017

Beyond the Safety Net: Preliminary Findings from a Pilot Project to Transform Housing Providers into College Success Programs

This web seminar marked the release of a report sharing the preliminary results from a pilot project led by John Burton Advocates for Youth over 2016-17 to increase the capacity of transitional housing programs to support current and former foster youth in post-secondary education. 

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July 19, 2017

2017-18 Burton Book Fund: Info for Colleges & Students

This web seminar provided essential information about the Burton Book Fund for the 2017-18 academic year, including an expansion of the program to serve homeless students attending community college. The web seminar provided essential implementation information for college campus representatives, students, and book store administrators about this important program.

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June 23, 2017

Immigrant Families & Child Welfare: What Do We Need to Know in 2017?

This web seminar featured representatives from the  Immigrant Legal Resource Center (ILRC) offering information about current child welfare policies and their impact on immigrant families in California. Information presented included an overview of the Trump Administration’s actions and how they impact families and children, protections for immigrant families in the child welfare system, including Senate Bill 1064, the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Parental Interests Directive and Confidentiality of Juvenile Records, and an overview of immigration relief options for children & families, including updates on Special Immigrant Juvenile Status (SIJS) and Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA).

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May 11, 2017

Career Technical Education: Short-Term Programs into Living Wage Employment

This web seminar featured Lynell Wiggins, Strong Workforce Technical Assistance Provider with the California Community College Chancellor’s Office and Career Technical Education (CTE) Counselor with Pasadena City College. Mr. Wiggins synthesized some of the systemic changes occurring within the state’s community college system impacting CTE, and shared with attendees several new tools to assist youth in navigating the range of CTE options and determining their education and career path.

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April 13, 2017

Financial Aid & Foster Youth, Part II: After the FAFSA

This web seminar featured Yvonne Borrego with UC San Diego, Ernesto Nery with Merritt College and Simone Tureck with John Burton Advocates for Youth. Attendees learned about all of the steps that take place after the FAFSA is submitted, as well as how to support youth in maintaining their financial aid, specifically discussing Satisfactory Academic Progress and preventing and managing student debt.

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March 9, 2017

 On-Campus Support & Resources for Foster Youth in College

This web seminar featured Deborah Pruitt with John Burton Advocates for Youth, Jessica Smith, the Statewide FYSI Liaison with the Foundation for California Community Colleges; Kalynda Webber McLean, Dean of Student Success at Pierce College; and Kizzy Lopez, the Renaissance Scholars Program with CSU Fresno. Attendees learned about the support and resources available to current and former foster youth on college campuses, including the various types of campus support programs, priority enrollment, student housing, tutoring, counseling and mentoring.

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February 23, 2017

Let’s Talk THP-Plus Rates: Regional Housing Costs & Serving Parenting Youth

This web seminar featured Simone Tureck with John Burton Advocates for Youth, Aurora Ibarra with the Fresno Housing Authority, Sachiko Iwata with Santa Clara County Social Services Agency, and Laura Foster with Bill Wilson Center. To promote the full utilization of THP-Plus, John Burton Advocates for Youth proposed a series of strategies, including increasing the rate paid to THP-Plus providers, which in many counties has not kept pace with the growth in housing costs, particularly in the midst of the state’s housing crisis. This webinar outlined two approaches to a rate increase: 1) increasing the rate to reflect the cost of housing in each county, as measured by HUD’s Fair Market Rent; and 2) establishing a higher rate for youth who are custodial parents to reflect the increased costs associated with housing and providing supportive services to parenting youth.

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 February 16, 2017

SB 245: Reducing the Rate of Unintended Pregnancy Among Foster Youth

This web seminar featured Amy Lemley of John Burton Advocates for Youth; Sue Abrams of the Children’s Law Center of California; Alexis Barries, a former foster youth and member of the Healthy Sexual Workgroup convened by the California Department of Social Services; and Rebecca Gudeman of National Center for Youth Law. Presenters shared information about Senate Bill 245 (Leyva), which would reduce the rate of unintended pregnancy among youth in foster care.

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 February 14, 2017

SB 12: Increasing Pell Receipt Among Foster Youth

This web seminar featured Amy Lemley, Debbie Raucher and Martha Joseph of John Burton Advocates for Youth, who shared information about Senate Bill 12 (Beall), which would improve college outcomes for foster youth by increasing access to the Pell Grant, the nation’s largest federal financial aid program.

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February 9, 2017

How to Help Foster Youth Avoid the Remediation Trap and Achieve College Success

This web seminar featured Jessica Petrass with John Burton Advocates for Youth, Dr. Katie Hern with Chabot College and the California Acceleration Project, and Ken Sorey with Educational Results Partnership. Attendees learned about the college matriculation process, how to assist youth with avoiding unnecessary placement in remediation, and some promising practices for addressing remediation needs.

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January 12, 2017

Beyond Case Management: The Essentials of Academic Coaching

This web seminar featured Christina Nicholson with Whole Person Learning, Shanina Shumate with Beyond Emancipation, and Simone Tureck with John Burton Advocates for Youth. Attendees learned about the essential case management components for working with youth attending college.

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November 17, 2016

CalYOUTH Study Findings: How Are Foster Youth Faring in Physical and Mental Health?

This web seminar featured Dr. Mark Courtney with Chapin Hall at the University of Chicago, Laura Kappe with i.e. Communications, Anna Johnson of the National Center for Youth Law and Amy Lemley with John Burton Advocates for Youth. Findings were presented from Chapin Hall’s California Youth Transitions to Adulthood (CalYOUTH) Study in the area of physical and mental health.

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November 11, 2016

Collaboratives Supporting Foster Youth to & through College

This web seminar featured Sara Goldware with Beyond Emancipation, Marie Hughes with Family Care Network, and Gabrielle Ridley with Orange Coast College. They presented about existing collaboratives focused on improving post-secondary education accessibility, opportunity and outcomes for current and former foster youth in their respective communities, Alameda County, San Luis Obispo County and Orange County.

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October 26, 2016

2015-16 THP-Plus & THP+FC Annual Report & Legislative Wrap-Up

This web seminar shared the findings and practice and policy recommendations from the FY 2014-15 THP-Plus & THP+FC Annual Report, and also provided an overview of legislation that was enacted over the 2015-16 legislative session related to transition-age youth and child welfare services.

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October 13, 2016

Financial Aid & Foster Youth, Part 1: Completing the FAFSA

This web seminar featured Simone Tureck of the John Burton Foundation and Marisol Ramirez, Financial Aid Technician and Guardian Scholars Coordinator at Pierce College. The goal of this web seminar was to familiarize attendees with the various types of financial aid current and former foster youth may be eligible for, share what typical award packages consist of, and instruct attendees on how to assist current and former foster youth with completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). This was the first in a 7-part series intended to improve THP-Plus and THP+FC providers’ capacity to support current and prospective college students in their programs. 

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September 29, 2016

CalYOUTH Study Findings: How Are Foster Youth Faring in Education?

This web seminar featured Dr. Mark Courtney with Chapin Hall at the University of Chicago, Laura Kappe with i.e. Communications and Debbie Raucher with John Burton Advocates for Youth. Findings were presented from Chapin Hall’s California Youth Transitions to Adulthood (CalYOUTH) Study in the area of education.

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August 25, 2016

Why is California Concerned about the Family First Prevention Services Act?

In June, the federal Family First Prevention Services Act of 2016(FFPSA) was introduced, with the stated goal of the increasing prevention services and reducing the utilization of group homes among children in foster care.

Despite these laudable goals, many California child welfare stakeholders have expressed concerns about numerous unintended consequences of the bill, including restricted access to foster care for children living with relative caregivers, barriers to accessing prevention services, a failure to invest in or improve the quality of foster care placements and many more. This web seminar examines theses issues.

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July 21, 2016

CalYOUTH Study Findings: How Are Foster Youth Faring in Housing?

This web seminar featured Dr. Mark Courtney with Chapin Hall at the University of Chicago, Laura Kappe with i.e. Communications and Amy Lemley with John Burton Advocates for Youth. Findings were presented from Chapin Hall’s California Youth Transitions to Adulthood (CalYOUTH) Study in the area of housing.

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July 14, 2016

Info Session: THP-Plus/THP+FC Post-Secondary Education Training Series

The John Burton Foundation shared information about the THP-Plus/THP+FC Post-Secondary Education Training Series, a new opportunity for providers to enhance their capacity to support current and prospective college students in their programs. Also discussed were county policies on accepting out-of-county youth in their THP-Plus programs, and timely state policy developments, including the 2016-17 state budget.

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May 12, 2016

Non-Minor Dependents & CalFresh: Questions Answered

This web seminar featured Simone Tureck of the John Burton Foundation, Shawn Mainville of the California Department of Social Services, and Liz Aleman of East Bay Children’s Law Offices. The goal of this web seminar was to help the child welfare community understand how to support non-minor dependents in applying for CalFresh benefits, including how determine income placement by placement, limitations on student eligibility, application process, and more.  

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March 9, 2016

Getting What is Yours: Ensuring Foster Youth and Caregivers Access to the Earned Income Tax Credit

The John Burton Foundation was joined by John Sciamanna of the Child Welfare League of America to present all the need-to-know information about the federal Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) as a resource for caregivers raising foster children and kin, and for non-minors currently or formerly in the child welfare system who are custodial parents. JBF’s Simone Tureck shared information about the brand new Cal EITC, in addition to an overview of current state legislation and budget proposals being sponsored by JBF.

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March 2, 2016

What Did We Miss: A Policy Agenda to Improve Foster Care for Young Adults

In this training, The John Burton Foundation  together with the National Center for Youth Law, Children’s Law Center and Children’s Advocacy Institute hosted a web seminar to focus on three areas where additional effort is needed to serve older-youth in foster care and provide information about policy initiatives to address these area: Improving post-secondary education outcomes, preventing unplanned pregnancy and improving support for young families in foster care.

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January 14th, 2016

Financial Aid for Foster Youth

In this Web Seminar, Jocelyn Vila and Neyla Parada the various options of financial aid available to foster youth, the amount that each financial aid grant awards, and eligibility criteria. The Web Seminar answers a variety of questions that may arise during the open enrollment period for federal and state financial aid. 

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November 12, 2015

2014-2015 THP-Plus and THP+FC Annual Report Findings

In this training, Amy Lemley unveils the findings of the 2014-15 THP-Plus and THP+FC annual report. This web seminar provides an overview of the newly published report and offers detailed snapshots, data and analysis of both programs.

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October 20, 2015

AB 2668: Supporting Parenting Foster Youth by Providing Emotional and Financial Support

The John Burton Foundation and the Children’s Law Center co-hosted a web seminar to explain the new law that provides parenting Non-Minor Dependents living in a Supervised Independent Living Placement (SILP) an additional $200 supplement. 

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September 10, 2015

How do we Know that THP+FC Works?: Unveiling the THP+FC Participant Tracking System

Cecilia Tran and Amy Lemley unveil the John Burton Foundation’s new THP+FC Participant Tracking System, a new database tracking demographic and outcome data for THP+FC participants. This new system is modeled after the THP-Plus PTS developed with consultation from CDSS, counties and providers to track the same information for THP-Plus participants. The web seminar discusses the functions of the system and how providers and counties can utilize this database to improve programs, strengthen advocacy efforts, support fundraising efforts and boosting staff morale. 

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August 18, 2015

Permanent Affordable Housing for TAY

On this call, JBF’s housing expert Debbie Raucher provided an overview of permanent, affordable housing options for Transition-Age Youth and walked providers through the ways in which they could best assist their program participants in accessing these long-term housing units. The highlight topic was followed by brief updates on the THP+FC workgroup, new information about the THP-Plus Realignment report and a status report on the development of the THP+FC Participant Tracking System.

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July 9, 2015

Topics: CA Child Welfare Legislation and Budget Highlights, New THP+FC numbers and Save the Date for the 2015 THP-Plus and THP+FC Institute

This conference call includes an overview of the 2015-16 California Budget as it pertains to child welfare budget proposals as well as policy updates on child welfare bills moving forward that are likely to impact THP-Plus and THP+FC participants. Amy Lemley provides updates on the latest THP+FC numbers from UC Berkeley’s CA Child Welfare Indicators Projects. Lastly, we announce the 2015 THP-Plus and THP+FC Institute including a request for workshop proposals and also introduce the idea of a potential JBF project to improve higher education outcomes for THP-Plus and THP+FC  participants. 

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May 14, 2015

Topics: Teen Pregnancy Prevention Month, Realignment Financial Report, Status of the THP-Plus Augmentation Budget Request and Upcoming Launch of the THP+FC Participant Tracking System

The conference call includes information from Becky Griesse of the National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancies on providing foster youth with accurate information on reproductive health care services and information. She offers guidance on several key online resources to support case managers. Amy Lemley provides policy updates on the status of the request to augment the THP-Plus budget by $30 million and announces the THP+FC Participant Tracking System, which is slated to be completed by the end of summer 2015. Also discussed, is the recently released Realignment Financial report from the Department of Social Services which lists the amount claimed by each county for THP-Plus.

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April 9, 2015

Property Procurement and Management Training for THP-Plus and THP+FC Providers

This training aims to provide THP-Plus and THP+FC providers with insights from long-time providers on procuring property, property management, tenancy training and the benefits and challenges of different leasing structures. The presenters reflect the experiences of both THP-Plus and THP+FC providers from different regions in California. 

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March 12, 2015

Understanding Post-Secondary Education Options for Foster Youth and Methods to to Motivate and Inspire Higher Education Attainment (Part 2 of 2 Higher Ed Series)

CA College Pathways Director Debbie Raucher and a foster youth ambassador discuss the resources available to foster youth striving to enter and complete a degree in higher education. 

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February 12, 2015

Understanding Post-Secondary Education Options for Foster Youth and Methods to to Motivate and Inspire Higher Education Attainment (Part 1 of 2 Higher Ed Series)

CA College Pathways Director Debbie Raucher and a foster youth ambassador discuss the resources available to foster youth striving to enter and complete a degree in higher education. 

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