Training

CCN Partners providing training on subjects including: finding jobs online, creating financial self sufficiency, and using social media for community building. 

Materials from Financial Fitness: Financial Tips and Tools for Case Managers, September 10, 2012

This webinar provides participants with an understanding of key concepts related to financial literacy. Financial literacy has been identified as one of the most crucial skills for clients to gain self-sufficiency and make plans to reach future goals. You will learn how to help clients identify spending leaks, create saving plans, and develop a budget. Resources and tools will be provided that you can use directly with clients. Financial Fitness was originally developed through Port Jobs supported by a pilot project funded by the Paul G Allen Foundation and the National Endowment for Financial Education. This webinar was presented by Renee Taylor from Pacific Associates.

Materials from Financial Fitness: Credit Reports and Scores, September 10, 2012

This webinar provides participants with an understanding of key concepts related to financial literacy. You will learn the best methods for getting and appropriately using credit, as well as how to evaluate offers of credit. Participants will gain an understanding of the true cost of credit through comparing interest rates on a variety of loan types. Learn how to obtain and assess your credit reports and what factors impact your credit score. Financial Fitness was originally developed by Port Jobs supported by a pilot project funded by the Paul G Allen Foundation and the National Endowment for Financial Education. This webinar will be presented by Becky House from American Financial Solutions.

Materials from Using the Self-Sufficiency Calculator, August 28, 2012

Have you or your customers ever wondered if a specific job or career path will pay enough to cover your expenses? This webinar introduces the self-sufficiency calculator (SSC), a tool developed to assist job seekers and low-income individuals with career planning and budgeting. The tool calculates expenses in housing, childcare, transportation, health care, and taxes, and provides customized results based on county of residence and family size. Learn how to utilize this tool in real time scenarios and how to test for eligibility for work supports, such as food stamps and subsidized health care. The self-sufficiency calculator (SSC) has been translated into ten different languages and is available publically online. This webinar will be presented by Anna Pavlik, Project Manager at the Workforce Development Council of Seattle-King County. 

Materials from Job Search Skills in the New Economy: Steps 5-10, August 22, 2012

This webinar provides participants with an understanding of steps 5-10 of a successful job plan. You will learn the role of your personal brand in developing key relationships with managers that have the ability to hire your clients. Help clients network effectively within their target communities for employment and learn how to create a relationship with hiring managers and how to leverage that relationship into job offers. This webinar is session two of a two part series. Participation or web review of session one is strongly encouraged. Information on session one can be found here: Job Search Skills: Steps 1-4. The webinar will be presented by Duncan Burgess, Director of WorkSource at South Seattle Community College, and is based on experiences with job seekers and businesses.

Materials from Job Search Skills in the New Economy: Steps 1-4, August 15, 2012

This webinar provides participants with a comprehensive job search strategy for the current economy. Hundreds of successful job seekers have used this approach over the last three years. You will learn the four active ingredients of a successful job search today and how to help clients define their career goals. Resources will be provided to assist you in helping job seekers to develop and implement a job search and financial transition plan. This webinar is session one of a two part series and presents steps 1-4 for creating a successful job plan. For more information on session two, visit Job Search Skills: Steps 5-10. The webinar will be presented by Duncan Burgess, Director of WorkSource at South Seattle Community College, and is based on experiences with job seekers and businesses. 

Northwest Justice Project Videos Released

Northwest Justice Project (NJP) is Washington's publicly funded legal aid program, providing free civil legal assistance and representation to low-income people and communities across Washington state. NJP maintains the Washington LawHelp website, which provides an extensive library of legal resources needed most by low-income persons. As a partner on this project, NJP is overseeing the production of 10 – 12 videos related to foreclosure prevention, tenants' rights, unemployment law, public benefits, and consumer law. 

 

To date, NJP has released a series of four videos on foreclosure prevention which may be viewed on NJP's YouTube channel and  www.walawhelp.org , with remaining videos to be released periodically. NJP will also be producing a video to educate Public Computing Centers on the resources available to clients at Washington LawHelp and tips for navigating the site. This video is scheduled for release in August 2012 following the refresh of the Washington LawHelp website. 

 

Materials from Previous Trainings:

Social Media 101: What It Is And Why Is It Important? Webinar
Hosted by NPower Northwest
New to social media or considering jumping in? Lack of familiarity with these tools can make social media seem overwhelming. Let us help you overcome these obstacles with Social Media 101. In this interactive webinar, you'll get an overview of the most common social media tools and discover how they can help you tell your organization's stories and connect with a broader audience. We'll share some applications that can make your social media efforts manageable and measurable. Most importantly, you'll learn how social media fits into your overall communications strategy.
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Social Media 201: Getting Started
Hosted by NPower Northwest
Whether you're ready to get started with social media, or looking to improve upon your initial efforts, Social Media 201 will provide valuable information to get the most bang for your buck out of these tools. This interactive webinar will teach you how to set up accounts on Facebook and Twitter, discover best practices for building online relationships, and determine what tools are available to help plan and coordinate your social media efforts.
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Social Media 301

Having a consistent presence on social media platforms is essential to building long-lasting online relationships. How do you keep up momentum without spending all of your staff resources managing these profiles? Join our Social Media 301 webinar where we'll share tips and tricks to manage time and guarantee the sustainability of your efforts. You'll learn how to measure effectiveness, ensuring that you're meeting your social media goals and contributing to your organization's overall communications plan.
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