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B’nai B’rith Senior Housing: Virtual Training

March 28, 2022

A note from B’nai B’rith Staff: This training followed a discussion-based, best practices sharing format. The sessions below included handouts and presentations. Please note not all sessions from this training included materials

See the AgendaSee Speaker Bios

B’nai B’rith Virtual Resident Leadership Workshops I & II: Workshops on Resident Associations and Resident Leadership

August 16 & 18, 2021

Below are slides from some sessions. Please note not every session included a slide presentation or documents for participants. All sessions were facilitated by Center for Senior Services staff Janel Doughten, Associate Director and Evan Carmen, Legislative Director for Aging Policy. Click here for bios.

B’nai B’rith Virtual Management Professionals and Service Coordinators Training

June 8-10, 2021

Below are references and materials from each session. Please note not every session included a presentation or
documents for participants.

Thursday, June 10: Service Coordinators

The Role of Service Coordinators in 2021

How Technology for Residents and Staff is Changing—Planning for the Future/Resources

Fair Housing & Mental Health (Overview from Tuesday’s session)

How to Prepare for Emergencies | Lessons Learned from a Natural Disaster During COVID-19

Managers Tiffany Fittsgill and Mike Garcia share their guidance and discuss lessons learned following the snow and ice storm that struck Texas in February 2021. They talk about why it’s vital to acquire back-up generators before they are actually needed, the need to create a manual for cross-training staff and more! Learn how the B’nai B’rith Center for Senior Services (CSS) and Center for Community Action (CCA) provide aid during disasters, as well. 

Guests:
• Tiffany Fittsgill, CPO, COS, CMH, Property Manager of Tarrant County B’nai B’rith Apartments/Mollie & Max Barnett Apartments, Fort Worth Texas
• Mike Garcia, Community Manager, Pasadena Interfaith Manor, Pasadena, Texas
• Rhonda Love, B’nai B’rith’s Vice President of Programming and Director, Center for Community Action

Moderator:
• Janel Doughten, Associate Director, B’nai B’rith’s Center for Seniors Services

*A similar conversation, although not recorded, initially took place during the March 14-15 virtual training.

B'nai B'rith Senior Housing: Virtual Training

March 14-15, 2021

A note from B’nai B’rith Staff: 
This training followed a discussion-based, best practices sharing format. The sessions below included handouts and presentations. Please note not all sessions from this training included materials.
Sunday, March 14: Committee Members

The Role of the Board of Directors Building Emergency Preparedness

View the PDFs below for guidance on HUD and non-profit board member responsibilities, as well as emergency/disaster resources to familiarize yourself with in planning for emergencies.

How to Show Staff, Resident and Volunteer Appreciation During the Pandemic & Disasters

View the PDF and PowerPoint below on the signs of stress, and why board members would need to support building staff and residents during the pandemic.

Source: The Red Cross, Psychological First Aid Training

Monday, March 15: Board Members and On-Site Professionals Joint Session

Emergency Preparedness: Best Practices & Resources

Around the Network: Activities to Combat Social Isolation and Continuing Pandemic Mitigation Measures—Resources and Sharing Best Practices

How To Be Your Own Best Advocate

August 27, 2020

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Wednesday, July 22

Management Professionals and Service Coordinators

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Thursday, July 23

Service Coordinators Open Discussion