Fresh Ideas grantee presentations
Access HealthColumbus – Community Solutions to improving the health of employed immigrants in Columbus, Ohio
Baltimore Medical System Inc. – Establishing a collaboration with Head Start to increase use of mental health services for recent immigrant families in Baltimore
Center for Children’s Advocacy – Expanding legal advocacy to increase the access of immigrant and refugee children to education and health services in Hartford, Connecticut
Center for New Community – A community and faith-based approach to improving social services in immigrant-dense rural communities
Creative Interventions – Developing and implementing a community-based intervention model for domestic violence among immigrants and refugees
Lincoln Literacy Council – Improving health for low English proficiency patients through health literacy training in Lincoln, Nebraska
Restaurant Opportunities Center of New York City – Health and safety education and services and advocacy training for immigrant restaurant workers in New York City
State of Georgia Department of Human Resources – Implementing a domestic violence intervention program for refugee men in Georgia communities
United States Conference of Catholic Bishops – Identifying communication challenges and gaps in services for Mayans in Florida and developing a toolkit to assist providers
Speaker presentations and handouts
How to Work Optimally with Your Board
Scott Wimer, Principal, Wimer Associates
Working effectively with a board is a concern for many organizations. This presentation revisits the characteristics of a good board, summarizes how to optimally develop a board, and also provides strategies on how to address issues with a board.
Handout: Decision Making Matrix
Knowing How to Make “The Ask”
Aurea Montes-Rodriguez, Senior Director of Strategic Projects for Community Coalition, Grassroots Institute for Fundraising Training
To become an effective fund-raiser, we need to understand who gives and why. This presentation summarizes key research on giving and uses that information to provide on fundraising and resource development.
Handout: The Fine Art of Asking for the Gift
Living the Message
Mark Marosits, Principal, Seth Klukoff, Senior Consultant, & Finnbar O’Sullivan, Consultant, Worldways Social Marketing
A how-to on putting a communications strategy in action, including shaping messages and building connections to key audiences.
Program Evaluation 101
Leticia Peguero, National Urban Fellow & Ayorkor Gaba, PsyM, Health Group Intern, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
Measuring changes in behavior, attitude, knowledge, or whatever we hope to modify through our interventions, requires basic evaluation skills. This presentation reviews the Theory of Change and how to develop outcomes that are realistic, attainable and relevant to the intervention.
Handouts: Logic Model, Pathway Map, Five Important Questions
Program Evaluation 201
Clea McNeely, DrPH, Assistant Professor and Deputy Director, Center for Adolescent Health, Johns Hopkins University
Now that we have learned the basics of evaluation, this presentation summarizes the “Evaluation Trap,” which can lead to wrong outcomes, and reviews the importance of using evidence-based practices and fidelity in program implementation.
The Intersection of Language, Culture and Mental Health: Considerations for Training in Mental Health Interpreting
Joy Connell, Senior Associate for Cross Cultural Consultation and Training, Office of Multicultural Affairs, Massachusetts State Department of Mental Health
This presentation examines the meaning of mental health interpretation and how if differs from other interpreting. It also considers the role culture plays in mental health.
Center for Multicultural Human Services
Grassroots Institute for Fundraising Training
Holland & Knight
What Happens When I go to Immigration Court?
International Medical Interpreters Association
Minnesota Department of Health Immigrant Health Task Force
National Council on Interpreting in Health Care
National Immigration Law Center
Guide to Immigrant Eligibility for Federal Programs
National Immigration Project
Community Resource Kit
Victorian Transcultural Psychiatry Unit
Working with Interpreters: Guidelines for Mental Health Professionals