December 8, 2021



*Applications will open  11/03/21.


HOPE in Practice

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. 

Participants 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 on November 3, 2021 and/or have foundational training Healthy Outcomes from Positive Experiences. Participants who are not able to attend Spreading Hope on November 3 will be asked to complete an online training prior to the workshop (see details below).

NOTE:  This is an interactive workshop; registration will be limited. Priority will be given to applicants who:

  1. Attend the Spreading Hope live webinar (11/03/2021) or completed the HOPE Learning Course.
  2. Work in a direct service role in a family resource center, child abuse prevention council, or other family-serving organization in California.


Spreading HOPE Online Learning Couse

If you are not able  to attend the Spreading Hope live webinar on November 3, but would like to participate in HOPE in Administration, we ask that you first complete all 5 modules (approximately 90 minutes) of the Spreading HOPE Online Learning Course. This is a free course offered directly though HOPE.

Access the HOPE Online Learning Course

Allison Stephens, MEd, PhD

HOPE Project Manager

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, MSW

HOPE West Coast Project Manager

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.