2019 National Tribal TANF Institute

July 29 - August 1, 2019
UC Davis Conference Center

Hosted by the University of California, Davis, the National Tribal TANF Institute brings people together from across the country for a unique educational experience. Now in its 14th year, the theme of the 2019 Institute is “Honoring the Sacred Wheel.”

Who Should Attend

Directors, program managers, supervisors, tribal council members, community partners, case managers, employment counselors, training coordinators, intake specialists, wellness and prevention staff and case assistants all find opportunities for professional development and organizational growth.

What to Expect at the 2019 Institute

At this unique, interactive three-day event, participants will have opportunities to:

  • Gain university-quality, culturally competent professional development skills
  • Foster and encourage collaboration and interaction between tribal communities
  • Learn best practices in service delivery to those in need in our communities
  • Celebrate the diversity of culture and experience of institute participants and their sovereign nations

Institute Tracks

The 2019 National Tribal TANF Institute will offer courses in four distinct tracks designed to help participants in various levels of experience and responsibility.

101: This track is designed to introduce case managers to the nuts and bolts of the federal TANF program, including case management best practices and strategies to address common barriers to client success and long-term self-sufficiency.

Advanced Case Management: This track is for the more experienced worker, looking to further their skills and abilities in providing solutions to specific challenges faced in the communities that they serve.

Supervisor/Management: This track assists managers in developing strategies and skills to lead their teams to improved effectiveness and efficiency when working with their clients to self-sufficiency.

Leadership: This track looks at the dynamics of program management, discussing how to effectively implement new projects and processes, as well as documenting and showing successes and progress on new initiatives.

How to Enroll

Enrollment will open in January 2019, and details will be available at that time.

For More Information

Get on our email list and we'll send you details about the 2019 Institute as it approaches. If you have questions, please contact us at (530) 757-8643 or email tribal@ucdavis.edu.

Past Institutes