The Summer Funding Collaborative (SFC) is excited to offer a series of in-person and virtual professional development (PD) sessions for Baltimore-based summer programs whose participants are youth and young adults ages 0-24. Unless noted otherwise, these opportunities are open to ANY youth serving organization in Baltimore, including SFC 2023 Grantees. Attendance is encouraged for program leads and program staff who will be supporting program participants, parents, and caregivers throughout the summer. Please be sure to register for sessions in advance so that facilitators are able to plan accordingly. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions. Please stay connected with us by following our Instagram and Facebook to be up to date on all opportunities.
The Afterschool Math Plus Webinar Series This is an ongoing, online opportunity from May 2023 - November 2023. This is facilitated by Million Girls Moonshot and is open to any youth-serving organization. Interested in learning about how to bring math to afterschool? Million Girls Moonshot presents Afterschool Math Plus for training sessions throughout the year. Click here to learn more
Summer Virtual Programs: Game-based Design This is an ongoing online opportunity. This is facilitated by Digital Harbor Foundation Center of Excellence and is open to any youth-serving organization. In this series, educators will explore the best practices for integrating game based learning in the areas of Life Sciences, Engineering, Cybersecurity, and Physics and Astronomy. Click here to learn more
Vicarious Trauma & Building Resiliency Online Training This is an online asynchronous opportunity. This is facilitated by Baltimore Child Abuse Center Online Training Institute and is open to any youth-serving organization. Professionals will learn how to identify and define vicarious trauma, and more importantly will learn how to strengthen themselves and their organizations against compassion fatigue and burnout. Participants will also learn how to incorporate resiliency into their everyday personal and professional lives. Click here to learn more Mandated Reporter Training This is an online asynchronous opportunity. This is facilitated by Baltimore Child Abuse Center Online Training Institute and is open to any youth-serving organization. BCAC's Online Mandated Reporter Training provides the information you need to understand relevant Maryland laws and your role under the law, recognize signs of abuse and neglect, and how to go about making a report. Click here to learn more
Seeing Beyond the Picture: Technology Facilitated Child Sexual Exploitation This is an online asynchronous opportunity. This is facilitated by Baltimore Child Abuse Center Online Training Institute and is open to any youth-serving organization. This training will provide a general overview of the problem and investigative procedures of technology facilitated child sexual exploitation. Along with strategies and tips for engaging families and youth who have been victimized through technology-facilitated sexual exploitation, the training will explore what these crimes are and how they happen. Click here to learn more