Upcoming Training

Upcoming Training


Common Legal Issues Following a Disaster Webinar – April 17, 3pm-4pm

You are invited to attend a webinar with guest presenter Lisa Gavin, Managing Attorney and Disaster Relief Coordinator, with Iowa Legal Aid. During this 1-hour webinar, disaster case managers will learn about common legal issues that arise following a disaster and services Iowa Legal Aid can provide to families impacted by a disaster. Staff expected to provide services to disaster-affected households through the IIAGP and IDCM program may be bill staff training time to IDCM Training Funds.

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Recipe for a Community Needs Assessment Training – April 18, 2019

A properly researched and well-written Community Needs Assessment is an important tool for your organization as it works to carry out its mission. This training is for staff responsible for the CSBG planning process, and Head Start staff responsible for the Community Needs Assessment process. We will show you a recipe for how to develop your next Community Needs Assessment.

Chefs: Roger Pavey, Community Action of Eastern Iowa & Tiffany Keimig, Iowa Community Action Association

Expiration: Thursday, April 18th

Cook Time: 12:00-3:00PM (lunch will follow the ROMA Subgroup meeting at noon; the training will begin at 12:30)

Test Kitchen: Polk County Public Works, 5885 NE 14th St, Des Moines, IA 50313

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BBB’s ReBuild with Trust Webinar – April 29, 1pm-2pm

Better Business Bureau has a program built for Natural Disaster Recover called, “ReBuild with Trust!” This webinar will discuss the dangers to come following with unethical, “fly-by-night” contractors and insurance adjusters. Other topics will include the issue of fake charity and crowdfunding accounts that say the funds will be donated to the cause, but really end up in a scammers pockets.

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Compassion Fatigue Training – May 13-14, Des Moines, IA

This training will include: the definitions of compassion fatigue, burn out and vicarious trauma. The trainers will also provide hands-on tools and resources disaster case managers can take with them before, during and after an emotional trauma. IDCM Staff expected to provide services to disaster-affected households through the IIAGP and IDCM program may submit reimbursement for staff time, mileage, and hotel.