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5 Parts of working with others

Coordination
Communication
Collaboration
Networking
Partnerships

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2 Factors of communication

* Sharing of information, that does not require any joint activity.
*It is important to know the other agency's programs, mission statement, and policies.

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Networking is...

Meeting others and exchanging information, contacts and experiences for professional purposes

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Coordination involves...

joint activity, but it allows individual organizations to maintain their own sets of goals, expectations and responsibilities.

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Collaboration is...

an arrangement between 2 or more agency’s with mutually established goals and are working together to meet them.

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Partnerships are...

Contractual relationship between 2 or more parties. Each party has stated responsibilities and rights.

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Reasons to Work Together

Required for funding
Avoid duplicating of services
Generates support instead of public criticism
Enhance services
Strengthen the organization
Benefits client
Attractive to potential donors

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What is FNS?

Food and Nutrition Service

Provide children and low-income people with access
to food, a healthful diet, and nutrition education in a
manner that supports American agriculture and
inspires public confidence.

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What is SNAP?

Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program

help low-income families and individuals supplement their food budget by providing an Electronic Benefits Transfer card which is used like a debit card to purchase food at authorized retail stores.

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What is CACFP?

Child and Adult Care Food Program CACFP reimburses providers for nutritious meals served to eligible children and adults who attend daycare.

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What is SFSP?

Summer Food Service Program

SFSP provides reimbursable nutritious meals to children during the summer and other extended school breaks at feeding sites in areas of economic need.

SFSP draws children to supervised activities that are safe, fun, healthy and educational.

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Advocacy is ...?

Defending clients rights

Pleading a clients cause

Battling oppression

Promoting justice (social/economic)

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Types of Advocacy

Case Advocacy:

Case may be an individual, family or small group.


Cause Advocacy:

Involves a larger client group
Affects multiple groups
Often encounters resistance because it entails significant change

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Goals of Case Advocacy

To influence other’s decisions
Effective intervention
Alter social circumstances

*to make sure that a client receives the services that he/she needs*

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How do you investigate the complete situation?

1. Understand the range of services offered.
2. Learn if there is an appeal process.
3. Learn the complete story.
4. Does the client want you to intervene?
5. Are there risk involved?

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Advocacy Techniques

Allow the other organization to “save face”
Does the worker have discretion?
Demonstrating the exception
Ask to see agency policies
Ask for the supervisor

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What is the United Way organization?

A volunteer-led, nonprofit organization located in a geographic community that seeks and addresses the root causes of key issues, is accountable for stewardship of resources, and is accountable for short-term & long-term results.

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What question should you ask before planning?

Does this grant fit with our goals?
Does it conflict with our mission?
How much of our resources will be needed?
Human
Financial
Time

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Things to think about for Grant planning.

Deadlines
The process: How does the grant maker want you to proceed?
The application/forms
Community/population information
Who?
What?
Where?
When?
Why?
How?

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Social Service Ministry: The Roadmap

Summary
Introduction
Problem Statement/Needs Assessment
Objectives/Expected Outcomes
Methods/Plan for change
Evaluation
Future funding
Budget

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Develop a problem statements

Describes an existing situation or condition and its effects on people.
Which people?
What situation?
What’s the current climate?

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Creating Objectives

Describe the change in the specific condition or situation or the effects on people.