Selected Issues in Immigration Program Management

Wednesday July 13 -
Thursday July 14 2016

  • By: Catholic Legal Immigration Network
  • Time: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time (US & Canada)
  • Location:
    Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP
    999 Peachtree Street, NE
    28th Floor
    Atlanta, GA

This content rich, two-day training is focused on strategic program management and capacity development topics. The curriculum will include elements of CLINIC’s highly praised Immigration Program Management training, expanded for more advanced learning opportunities. Prepare and plan now for Executive Action, Comprehensive Immigration Reform, citizenship, and your agency’s continuing role in immigrant integration.

Topics:
The training will draw from these advanced areas:

  • Elements of Executive Action for undocumented populations and the potential program impact for charitable immigration legal services. Knowledge of immigration law is applied to immigration
  • program management and expansion of services. Hypotheticals are taught based upon expected expanded DACA and DAPA.Leadership cultivation skills to build greater internal and external support for program planning and expansion for current needs and expected ones with Executive Action.
  • Case management policies, procedures, and forms. Participants will be asked to bring their case management forms to the training for a thorough review of forms in use and assess them against best practices. Attention will be given to developing policies and procedures that can create more professionalism and efficiencies.
  • Technology uses for greater marketing, client contact, case management and evaluation including: social media; web-based client interaction tools; and integrated management and legal representation data bases.
  • Staffing opportunities, supervision responsibilities and sub-office management.
  • Measuring program outcomes for fundraising and marketing effectiveness. Participants will learn what data can be collected, analyzed and marketed to compel stakeholders to provide ongoing support for immigration legal services.
  • Different service delivery models to serve vulnerable populations and large numbers of applicants at the same time. Special attention will be given to different group application workshop models.
  • Open forum for participants to raise issues, ask questions and share good practices that are replicable.

The training is suitable for program staff from a wide range of organizations, including established immigration programs, ethnic and immigrant organizations, domestic violence and sexual assault coalitions and service providers, unions, and social services. The training will be presented by Jeff Chenoweth, Director of CLINIC’s Center for Citizenship and Immigrant Communities and Laura Burdick, CLINIC Field Support Coordinator.

Registration:
Register here. The training is for designed community-based organization offering charitable immigration legal services with IRS 501(c)(3) status, and attorneys and legal staff of private law offices. If you are not an affiliate and are registering as staff of a community-based organization, you must scan and email a copy of your IRS 501(c)(3) letter designating your agency as a nonprofit entity to Laura Burdick at lburdick@cliniclegal.org. If you fail to submit your 501(c) (3) letter you can be unenrolled. If you are an attorney, please include your state bar number. Payment is by credit card only. This training is expected to fill up quickly. Early registration is recommended. The registration deadline is July 5th, 2016 or sooner if registration is full. For registration information contact Laura Burdick at lburdick@cliniclegal.org.