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HOPE in Practice


Originally presented on December 8, 2022



This two-hour workshop will consist of skill building exercises and small group work focused on increasing access to the 4 Building Blocks in your community and practicing HOPE-informed family interactions with HOPE tools. 


Learners will:

  • Identify at least 4 resources to offer local parents to increase access to Building Blocks
  • Practice family interactions using a HOPE-informed tool


Who should attend: Staff in in direct service roles at family resource centers and child abuse prevention councils who attended Spreading HOPE  and/or have foundational training Healthy Outcomes from Positive Experiences. 


Training Materials & Resources


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*Training certificates are only available following live trainings or completion of self-paced courses. A certificate will not be provided for review of these materials. 


Allison Stephens is a project manager for the HOPE team. She recently received her PhD in Biomedical Informatics from Rutgers University. Before joining the HOPE team, Allison worked at Nevada PEP (Parents Empowering Parents) as the Statewide Family Network Director working with families of children with mental health needs.








Amanda Winn, macro-level MSW, received her degree from UC Berkeley with a joint focus on Health and Children and Families. She’s spent her professional career working at the intersection of parenting, gender, and poverty. Amanda directed a National Resource Center out of UC Berkeley’s School of Social Welfare providing training and technical assistance to providers around the country supporting families affected by substance use and/or HIV. She’s also worked extensively supporting LGBTQ+ families at the school district, medical, and community levels.


Allison Stephens, MEd, PhD

HOPE Project Manager



Amanda Winn, MSW

HOPE West Coast Project Manager