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  • Recording Now Available!

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    Recording Now Available!

    Tribal TANF Webinar

    This OFA webinar, "Building a Culture of Trauma Informed Practices to Serve Families Receiving Tribal TANF," provides a historical overview of how trauma impacts Native families and how cultural practices can be incorporated into services.
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    Project IMPROVE Webinar

    This OFA webinar, "Building Resilience and Reducing Trauma in TANF and Workforce Program Leaders and Staff," supports TANF agencies as they manage staff trauma and improve resilience in public human service and workforce systems.
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    HMRE Webinar

    This OFA webinar highlights lessons learned from Healthy Marriage and Relationship Education Grantees and explores the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on marriage and relationships.
  • Webpage Now Available!

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    Webpage Now Available!

    OFA PEAF Resources

    The webpage features webinars, tip sheets, briefs, policy guidance, and additional resources on how states, tribes, and territories can use the Pandemic Emergency Assistance Fund to assist needy families impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Coaching for Success

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    Coaching for Success

    eLearning Modules

    Coaching for Success is an interactive, self-paced OFA PeerTA eLearning curriculum. The 14 modules cover active listening, emotional intelligence, praise, and other techniques to develop coaching skills for TANF case management.

Recently Asked Questions

May 16, 2022

A representative from the Virginia Department of Social Services (VDSS) would like to know if any other states or tribes deem virtual currency countable for TANF eligibility and if so, how are they implementing this? If VDSS were to do this, they would need to update their state program guidance to reflect how it would be countable. In addition, their state's cash management system would need to be updated to automatically convert virtual currency to US dollars when program participants indicate receipt of income with virtual currency.

April 19, 2022

A representative from the Pennsylvania Department of Human Services is looking to connect with states that have implemented TANF funded 50/50 match programming for TANF eligible employment and training participants. The representative wants to know:

• How difficult was the implementation of education and training services where 50% of the cost of providing services to TANF participants is reimbursed by the state?
• What lessons were learned?

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