Thu, Sep 07|
Transition to Independence Process (TIP) Model: Empowering Youth & Young Adults with Emotional/Behavioral Difficulties
Marya Wright, MSW, ASW
Time & Location
Sep 07, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM PDT
About the Event
Marya Wright, MSW, ASW
This training session aims to provide participants with an in-depth understanding of the Transition to Independence Process (TIP) Model and its application in supporting system involved youth and young adults with emotional/behavioral difficulties (EBD). Participants will learn about the core principles and components of the TIP Model, explore strategies for implementation, and gain practical insights through case studies and interactive discussions.
● Participants will be able to identify at least 2 core principles and 2 key components of the Transition to Independence Process (TIP) Model.
● Participants will acquire at least 2 strategies for engaging relevant stakeholders in the TIP Model implementation for system involved youth and young adults with EBD.
● Participants will build a plan for applying the TIP Model within their efforts to support system involved youth and young adults.
10:00-10:05am Welcome, Agenda, Objectives and Learning Goals
10:05-10:15am Introduction to the Transition to Independence Process (TIP) Model
10:15-10:20am Importance of TIP Model for youth and young adults with emotional/behavioral difficulties (EBD)
10:20-10:30am Understanding Emotional/Behavioral Difficulties (EBD)
10:30-10:40am Definition and characteristics of EBD
10:40-10:50am Common challenges faced by youth and young adults with EBD
10:50-11:00am BREAK (CE hours will not be offered for this time)
11:00-11:10am Impact of EBD on transitional periods and independent living
11:10-11:25am History and development of the TIP Model
11:25-11:35am Core Principles and values of the TIP Model
11:35-11:45am Key components of the TIP Model
11:45am-12pm Youth-driven approach
12:00-1:00pm LUNCH BREAK (CE hours will not be offered for this time)
1:00-1:15pm Strength-based perspective
1:15-1:30pm Interagency collaboration
1:30-1:45pm Individualized planning
1:45-2:00pm Individualized support
2:00-2:15pm The role of the stakeholders in the TIP Model
2:15-2:35pm BREAK (CE hours will not be offered for this time)
2:35-2:50pm Implementing the TIP Model
2:50-3:05pm Ethical Considerations in TIP Model Implementation
3:05-3:20pm Resources for TIP Model Implementation
3:20-3:35pm Support for TIP Model Implementation
Meet Our Trainer
Marya Wright, MSW, is a nationally distinguished social worker, consultant, educator, international trainer, and facilitator with experience in organizational leadership, child welfare services, and curriculum development. She is the President and CEO of Wright Community Services LLC, a company that strives to empower system-involved families through awareness, services, and education while also providing consultation, training, and system specific facilitation to the agencies that services these communities. She is a registered Associate Clinical Social Worker (#81167) with the Board of Behavioral Sciences working to become a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW).
Marya holds a Master’s in Social Work from California State University, East Bay with a focus on Child Welfare Policy and Research and a Bachelor’s in Social Work with a focus on Child Welfare Services and Motivational Interviewing from San Diego State University.
Marya is a qualified expert witness and private dependency investigator for children, youth, and family services as it relates to family law court, juvenile and dependency court. She is an elected Board of Director for the California Society of Clinical Social Work (CSCSW).
Marya has conducted considerable research on Child Sexual Exploitation, Foster Care, and published an article on the use of algorithmic decision-making in child welfare. In addition to her clinical social work, Marya is a seasoned lecturer. She has taught in the Sociology Department at Cal State East Bay since Spring 2020. Her course load includes Sociology of Sexualities, Child Welfare Policy, Sociology of Family, and Sexual Violence.
This course meets the qualifications for (4.5) BBS CE hours for LCSWs, LMFTs, LPCCs, and LEPs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences & is provided by Fred Finch Youth Center, CAMFT Provider #045295.