Head Start Risk Management
Head Start programs face new operational risks and vulnerabilities as they decide whether or not to reopen or remain virtual this fall. This one-and-a-half day risk assessment training will walk through a series of questions to assess whether a program's written policies adequately handle key risks caused by the pandemic.
On Day 1, leading Head Start attorneys will review six areas related to operations during COVID-19 and will present the reasons why and how these areas pose specific risks. Utilizing a risk assessment tool, the presenters will teach attendees how to conduct an organizational self-assessment and determine whether a policy may need an update. Following an internal review, participants will gather for a half day to discuss questions and concerns after using the tool and to examine any gaps in written policies and how to address them.
The following topics will be covered:
- Technology and Information Systems
- Training and Professional Development
- Record Keeping and Reporting
- Emergency Preparedness/Health & Safety
- Human Resource Requirements
- Fiscal Management
A choice to continue virtual operations or reopen in the fall will place a stress on Head Start management systems and services. Attend this training to become better equipped now to assess and consider policies and situations that will impact the 2020-2021 programming year.
- Head Start Leadership, including CEOs, COOs, CMOs
- Executive Directors / Head Start Program Directors
- CFOs, Finance Managers, and Finance Department Personnel
- Program Officers
After this training, you will be better able to:
- Understand the importance of risk mitigation using written policies during COVID-19;
- Complete complete a risk assessment of your existing policies for any gaps or questions; and
- Conduct a peer-to-peer session to update policies, procedures and systems to stay in compliance.
Thursday, August 13, 2020
10:30 am - 5:00 pm ET
|10:30 am - 10:45 am|
Introductions and Icebreaker
|10:45 am - 11:15 am|
Introduction to Risk Assessment & Importance of Written Policies and Procedures
|11:15 am - 11:30 am||Overview of Tool: Top Six Categories of Risk to Update Your Policies & Procedures|
|11:30 am - 12:00 pm||Category I: Record Keeping and Reporting|
|12:00 pm - 12:15 pm||Break|
|12:15 pm - 1:00 pm||Category II: Fiscal Management|
|1:00 pm - 1:45 pm||Category III: Technology and Information Systems|
|1:45 pm - 2:30 pm||Break|
|2:30 pm - 3:15 pm||Category IV: Emergency Preparedness/Health & Safety|
|3:15 pm - 3:30 pm|
|3:30 pm - 4:15 pm||Category V: Human Resource Requirements|
|4:15 pm - 5:00 pm||Category VI: Training and Professional Development|
Tuesday, August 18, 2020
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm ET
|3:00 pm - 3:20 pm|
Review of Day 1
|3:20 pm - 3:50 pm||How to Handle the Results of Your Risk Assessment|
|3:50 pm - 4:00 pm||Break|
|4:00 pm - 4:30 pm||Breakout Sessions: Peer-to-Peer Review of Results|
|4:30 pm - 5:00 pm|
Wrap-Up and Q&A
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Participants can earn up to 8.50 CPE credits in Specialized Knowledge and Applications upon completion of all course requirements.
- Prerequisites: None
- Target Audience:Head Start Leadership, including CEOs, COOs, CMOs; Executive Directors / Head Start Program Directors; CFOs, Finance Managers, and Finance Department Personnel; and Program Officers
- Advanced Preparation: None
- Program Level: All
- Delivery Method: Group Internet Based
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