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Best Practices for Virtual Services to Children, Youth, and Families*
Speakers: Susan Linn, President & CEO, Epilepsy Foundation New England;
Chanda Gunn, Director of Youth Services, Epilepsy Foundation New England;
Sarah Specht, Camp Coordinator, Epilepsy Foundation New England

Category: General Nonprofit

Target Audience: Other Nonprofit Staff; National Service (AmeriCorps Members and/or Senior Corps Volunteers); National Service Program Staff(AmeriCorps and/or Senior Corps)

Session Level: Beginner: for individuals who have never experienced this content before & want to know how to get started

Session Description:
On March 16, 2020, Epilepsy Foundation New England began rolling out daily virtual engagement programs for children, youth, and families. The Foundation is offering 35-40 virtual programs per week. We’ve learned so much about what works well and what doesn’t work as well – both in terms of content (e.g., cooking and hip hop via zoom) and in terms of delivery (e.g., helping children succeed on zoom), and we invite you to learn from us. Foundation staff will share our Virtual Best Practice Highlights. Breakout room discussions will allow Q&A for organizations working with younger children and tips for camps, youth and young adults, and more.

Session Goals:
- Develop practical skills for providing effective services in virtual spaces
- Learn ideas for content that is engaging to children, youth, and families in the virtual space
- Understand best practices for helping service recipients be safe and successful in virtual meetings

*We recommend experiencing this interactive session live.

Jun 23, 2020 03:45 PM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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