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Tuesday, May 12, 2015

Time Agenda Item
7:30AM  -  5:00PM Registration and Information Hotel Front Desk Lobby Area
10:00AM  -  12:00PM MCAP General Membership Board Meeting; Tony Coffield, Board Chair Willow D & E
1:00PM  -  2:00PM Opening General Session Waterford Ballroom
2:15PM  -  3:45PM Board Governance - R.O.M.A: Change Theory, Part 1 Barbara Mooney, Daniel Leppo Room: Oakdale
Direct Service and Clinical Practice - Substance Abuse: Heroin Robert Lubran Room: Merriweather
Emergency Assistance Services - Emergency Solution Grant (ESG) Workshop Erika Service Room: Waverly
Early Childhood Development - A Fathers Perpective: Keeping Dads Engaged Anthony Dickerson Room: Willow A & B
4:00PM  -  5:30PM Board Governance - ROMA: Change Theory Part 2 Barbara Mooney, Daniel Leppo Room: Oakdale
Direct Service and Clinical Practice - Psychological First Aid Room: Merriweather
Emergency Assistance Services - Human Information System (HMIS) Jason Burnes Room: Waverly
Early Childhood Development - Fatherhood Initiatve Anthony Dickerson Room: Willow A & B
6:00PM  -  9:00PM Networking Reception Hospitality Suite TBA

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Time Agenda Item
7:00AM  -  5:00PM Registration and Information Hotel Front Desk Lobby Area
8:00AM  -  9:30AM Board Governance - The Process of Constructing a Dynamic Community Needs Assessments Dean Sandra E. Crewe, Ph.D. Room: Oakdale
Direct Service and Clinical Practice - Domestic Violence Dr. Glenda Hodges Room: Merriweather
Emergency Assistance Services - Rapid Rehousing Charmaine Aponte, Kate McCallister Room: Waverly
Early Childhood Development - MD EXCELS: An Overview Darlene M. Schmidt, Sharon Vance Room: Willow A & B
9:00AM  -  11:30AM Weatherization (WAP) - OPENING REMARKS; US DOE Standard Work Specifications (SWS) & Maryland's NEW 2015 Weatherization Field Guide   Ampitheather
MEAP/EUSP (OHEP) - Welcome/Introductions; 2015 Fiscal Recap; Family Investment Administration; Program Integrity Presentation; System Updates Charles Fowlkes, Hemant Patel, Vince Kilduff, Glessing Guden Waterford A
9:30AM  -  10:00AM Break
10:00AM  -  11:30AM Board Governance - Risk Management Blake Curry Room: Oakdale
Direct Service and Clinical Practice - Effective Case Management Strategies Dr. Alisha Broughton Room: Merriweather
Emergency Assistance Services - Coordinated Assessment and Shelter Diversion Aimee Bollinger-Smith, Corina Canon Room: Waverly
Early Childhood Development - Intervention Techniques for Extreme Behaviors Sharon Huffman and Beth Boyle, John Hopkins University Room: Willow A & B
11:30AM  -  1:30PM Lunch Own Your Own
1:30PM  -  3:00PM Board Governance - Succession Planning James King Room: Oakdale
Direct Service and Clinical Practice - Abuse & Neglect Dr. Alisha Broughton Room: Merriweather
Emergency Assistance Services - Homeless Outreach Stuart Hancock Room: Waverly
Early Childhood Development - Supporting Expectant Mother Shannon Williams Room: Willow A & B
Weatherization (WAP) - Referral Distribution & Tracking Initiative Ampitheather
MEAP/EUSP (OHEP) - System Updates Continued; OHEP Manual Committee; Vendor Database Charles Fowlkes, Jewel Wilson, Stacey Pollitt Waterford A
3:00PM  -  3:30PM Break
3:30PM  -  5:00PM Board Governance - Critical Elements of Board Bylaws James King Room: Oakdale
Direct Service and Clinical Practice - Stress Management Cheri Cofield, RN Room: Merriweather
Emergency Assistance Services - Culinary Training: A Dual Benefit Mary Anne Morrison, Bernice Edwards Room: Waverly
Early Childhood Development - Car Seat Safety Mary Beth Preston Room: Willow A & B
Weatherization (WAP) - Energy Conservation Kits and Homeowner Education  Ampitheather
MEAP/EUSP (OHEP) - LIHEAP Performance Measures Charles Fowlkes Waterford A
6:00PM  -  7:00PM Photo Shoot Session for Honorees and Executive Directors Cameo Ballroom Lobby Area (Suite C)
6:30PM  -  7:00PM Awards Banquet / Gala --- Social Hour with Cash Bar Cameo Ballroom Lobby
7:00PM  -  11:00PM Awards Banquet / Gala; DJ Cameo Ballroom

Thursday, May 14, 2015

Time Agenda Item
7:00AM  -  12:00PM Registration and Information Hotel Front Desk Lobby Area
8:00AM  -  9:30AM Board Governance - Effective Strategic Planning Dr. Carol Hill-Lowe Room: Oakdale
Direct Service and Clinical Practice - Conflict Resolution, Part 1 Michelle Ennis-Benn Room: Merriweather
Emergency Assistance Services - More than Food Sharon Strauss, Jenna Umbiac, Maureen Larenas, Rachel Tucker, Vanessa Louis and Tam Lynne Kelly Room: Waverly
Early Childhood Development - Business Training for Childcare Providers Stacy Burch Room: Willow A & B
Weatherization (WAP) - Maryland WX Program Standard Measure Price List; Minority Business Enterprise (MBE) Requirements Ampitheather
9:00AM  -  11:30AM MEAP/EUSP (OHEP) - LIHEAP Performance Measures Utilities; Office of People's Council Presentation; Utility Questions & Answers Charles Fowlkes, Cindy Riely, Obi Linton, Waterford A
10:00AM  -  11:30AM Board Governance - Compensation & Benefits James F. Wynn II, Stephen Buchanan Room: Oakdale
Direct Service and Clinical Practice - Conflict Resolutions, Part 2 Michelle Ennis-Benn Room: Merriweather
Emergency Assistance Services - Panel Discussion: Shelter Best Practices Megan Goffney, Toni Boulware, and Deanna Folk Room: Waverly
Weatherization (WAP) - Open Q&A Session Ampitheather
11:30AM  -  1:00PM Partnership Luncheon; Gov. Hogan Invited Cameo Ballroom
1:00PM  -  1:30PM Weatherization (WAP) - DOE Policy Advisory Council (PAC) Overview Ampitheather
1:30PM  -  3:00PM Board Governance - CSBG Grantee Session, Part 1 Michelle Bass Room: Oakdale
Direct Service and Clinical Practice - Working with Diverse Populations: Our Journey Towards Creating a Culture of Equity, Part 2 Melissa Ferguson, Betty H. Lam, and Trica Young Room: Merriweather
Emergency Assistance Services - Reducing Food Insecurity: Using Data and Telling Stories to Engage the Community and Influence Policy Sharon Strauss, Michael Wilson, Erik Stagman, Rachel Tucker Room: Waverly
Early Childhood Development - Strengthening Families, Part 1: An Overview Myka Piatt, Program Manager Temple University Harrisburg, PA Room: Willow A & B
MEAP/EUSP (OHEP) - Security Access System Forms Presentation; Unveiling 2016 Program Year Brochure; Questions & Answers Cherie Lanier, Blessing Gunden, Waterford A
3:00PM  -  3:30PM Break
3:30PM  -  4:30PM Board Governance - CSBG Grantee Session, Part 2 Michele Bass Room: Oakdale
Direct Service and Clinical Practice - Working with Diverse Populations: Our Journey Towards Creating a Culture of Equity, Part 1 Melissa Ferguson, Betty H. Lam, and Trica Young Room: Merriweather
Emergency Assistance Services - United Communities To End Hunger Stephen Hill Room: Waverly
Early Childhood Development - Strengthening Families, Part 2: Local Implementation Marcia Claggett, Royace Hagler, Harold Singletary Room: Willow A & B


Please note this schedule is subject to change. Session times may change from those listed here. Please watch for updates.