Beaver County`s Truancy Intervention Program

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Tackling Truancy
It Takes a Community
WebEx Instructions:
• All participants will be muted except during question
and answer slides
• Use chat feature to share ideas and questions with the
presenters
• Contact 717-795-9048 for technical difficulties
• Complete evaluation
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Presenters
Moderator – Andrea Richardson
County Representatives
School Representatives
• David Clark
• Thomas Linko
• Damon Neal
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The Pennsylvania Child Welfare Resource Center
Kristen Antoline-Jury
Jacqueline Bishop
Rick Eagle
Barbara Martz
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PURPOSE
This 2-hour webinar highlights Beaver County’s
Truancy Intervention Program from the
perspective of county agencies and school
districts. Presenters will offer an overview of
Beaver County’s Truancy Elimination Program as
it exists currently, as well as the history of the
program and how it has evolved.
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LEARNING OBJECTIVES:
Participants will be able to:
• Describe the components of Beaver County’s Truancy
Intervention Program;
• Identify approaches found to be successful during the
development of Beaver County’s Truancy Intervention
Program; and
• Identify some of the challenges and barriers to the
creation of a successful truancy intervention program.
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AGENDA:
Welcome and Introductions
Beaver County’s Truancy Intervention Program
Evolution of Beaver County’s Truancy Intervention
Program
Questions and Answers
Wrap-up and Evaluations
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Beaver County’s Truancy Intervention
Program
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County Structure
Target Population
Countywide Uniform Protocol
School Meetings
Attendance at Court Hearings
Truancy Classes
Tracking/Monitoring
Community Engagement/Partnerships
Funding
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Program Evolution
• Reactive
Proactive
• Successes
• Challenges
Pennsylvania Truancy Toolkit www.patruancytoolkit.info
Report to the Pennsylvania State Roundtable (May 2012)
www.ocfcpacourts.us/assets/files/page-382/file-1112.pdf
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Words of Wisdom
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QUESTIONS:
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Outstanding Questions and Comments
• Beaver County Truancy Intervention Program
[email protected]
• Pennsylvania Family Engagement Practice Discussion
Board
http://www.ilp.pitt.edu/FGDM_Board/login.asp?targ
et=default.asp
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For additional information or
resources, please contact
Pennsylvania
Child Welfare Resource Center
www.pacwrc.pitt.edu
717-795-9048
www.independentlivingpa.org
The Pennsylvania Child Welfare Resource Center
Families and Communities United
www.fcu.pitt.edu
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