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All Children - All Families: Online Learning Offerings

WEBINAR SERIES TRACKS

Click Here to Register for Track 1: Core Curriculum

These webinars will be offered live monthly from August 2018 until March 2019 at no cost. At that time, a recorded version will also be offered for on-demand viewing on ACAF's webinar archive.

Note: Each webinar is eligible for 1.5 CEs from the National Association of Social Workers. Participants will be given access to the website for purchasing these CEs in a follow up email after attending the webinar.

  • Introduction to LGBTQ Cultural Competency
  • Best Practices for Serving LGBTQ Parents
  • Best Practices for Serving LGBTQ Youth in Out-of-Home Care

Click Here to Register for Track 2: Best Practices for Serving LGBTQ Parents

The webinars in the "LGBTQ Parent Track" of the All Children - All Families Webinar Series focus on topics most applicable to those in parent-serving roles. Each is available at no cost. It is highly recommended that participants attend the "Introduction to LGBTQ Competency" and "Best Practices for Serving LGBTQ Parents" Core Curriculum webinars (or their equivalent) prior to attending those in this track.

Note: Recorded versions of the webinars will be available for on-demand viewing on ACAF's webinar archive after each is delivered live.

  • LGBTQ Parent Recruitment 101
  • LGBTQ Parent Recruitment 201
  • Guiding Principles for Conducting LGBTQ Affirming Homestudies
  • Promising Practices with Trans & Non-Binary Parents
  • Navigating Conversations on Religion & The LGBTQ Community

Click Here to Register for Track 3: Best Practices for Serving LGBTQ Youth

The webinars in the "LGBTQ Youth Track" of the All Children - All Families Webinar Series focus on topics most applicable to those in youth-serving roles. Each is available at no cost. It is highly recommended that participants attend the "Introduction to LGBTQ Competency" and "Best Practices for Serving LGBTQ Youth" Core Curriculum webinars (or their equivalent) prior to attending those in this track.

Note: Recorded versions of the webinars will be available for on-demand viewing on ACAF's webinar archive after each is delivered live. 

  • LGBTQ Youth Today: Key Findings from HRC National Survey
  • Supporting Bisexual & Pansexual Youth
  • Supporting Trans & Gender-Expansive Youth
  • Risk Factors & Health Disparities Among Gender-Expansive Youth
  • HIV Today: Know The Facts & Taking Action (2-Part Series)
    • Part I -The Facts About HIV Today
    • Part II - The Role of Youth-Serving Professionals in HIV Prevention

Click Here to Register for Track 4: Caring for LGBTQ Youth (For Caregivers)

All Children - All Families offers a webinar designed specifically for foster parents and other caregivers looking to best meet the needs of LGBTQ youth. 

Note: This webinar is offered in both English and Spanish. Recorded versions of the webinars will be available for on-demand viewing on ACAF's webinar archive after each is delivered live. 

  • Caring for LGBTQ Youth: An Introduction for Foster & Adoptive Parents
  • El cuidado de jóvenes LGBTQ: Una introducción para los padres adoptivos o de cuidado temporal

Click Here to Register for Track 5: LGBTQ Inclusion Strategies for Agency Leadership

The webinars in the "Leadership Track" of the All Children - All Families Webinar Series focus on topics most applicable to those in leadership roles at agencies. Each is available at no cost.

Note: All participating agencies must have at least one leader attend an Executive Briefing as part of the participation process. Two versions of this webinar are offered: one for representatives at agencies that achieved status as a "Leader" through ACAF in the past and another for all other agencies. Recorded versions of the webinars will be available for on-demand viewing on ACAF's webinar archive after each is delivered live. 

  • Advanced Executive Briefing: Leadership Strategies & Innovative Approaches to LGBTQ Inclusion for ACAF Leader Agencies
  • Introductory Executive Briefing: Learn Proven Leadership Strategies and Understand Innovative Approaches to Include LGBTQ Stakeholders
  • A Powerful Voice: Child Welfare Experts & LGBTQ Policy Advocacy
  • Policy Strategies for Preventing Conversion Therapy
  • Creating an LGBTQ-Inclusive Workplace (2-Part Series)
    • Part I - Becoming An Employer of Choice for the LGBTQ Community
    • Part II - The Role of Allies in Creating LGBTQ-Inclusive Workplaces

Frequently Asked Questions

Who is eligible to participate in ACAF's online learning offerings and what is the cost?
Our webinars are free and available to all who are interested.

Do I need to register in advance?
Everyone intending on participating in a webinar should register​ in advance​ using the registration link that corresponds with their selected webinar session.

Do I need to be at a computer of my own, or can I participate with a team (e.g. in a conference room together)?
As ACAF webinars are designed to be interactive with polls throughout and a quiz at the end, we encourage attendees to login at individual computers rather than viewing the webinars as a group.

What are the technical requirements to participate in ACAF's online learning offerings?
The confirmation email you receive after registering for a webinar will include easy step-by-step directions on how to join the webinar. Click here to view system requirements.

Do the ACAF online learning offerings offer Continuing Education Credits?
At this time, each of ACAF's Core Curriculum webinars are eligible for 1.5 continuing education credits from the National Association of Social Workers (Introduction to LGBTQ Cultural Competency, Best Practices for Serving LGBTQ Parents & Best Practices for Serving LGBTQ Youth in Out-of-Home Care).

What if I missed the webinar?
ACAF has an archive of our online learning offerings available here.

What if my question is not listed?
You can send inquiries and feedback to acaf@hrc.org.