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Upcoming Online Courses

January – June, 2024

Volunteer Management

March 13, 2024

Language(s): Spanish

Summary: Set up a volunteer management program that creates a safe and effective environment for everyone involved. Start getting the most out of the generous supporters in your community who are ready to help!

Writing Policies & Procedures

May 29, 2024

Language(s): English

Summary: Learn how to write a policy and procedure manual for a children's home, and utilize Oak Life's unique implementation tools to make the work easy!

Evidence-Based Administration

June 21, 2024

Language(s): Spanish

Summary: What does research into child outcomes in orphanage settings teach us about the best ways to administrate a Home? Learn how to harness the latest information to create the ideal alternative care setting for the children in your care.

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