Thursday, October 22, 2020 at 11:00 AM EDT
Thursday, November 5, 2020 at 12:30 PM EST

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Lisa Loraine Smith 

Making Headway:
Assisting Families in Financial Distress
Due to COVID-19 

NJHSA and Yedidut Toronto are co-hosting a 3-session introduction to the Headway Model for helping families in financial distress attain self-sufficiency. Since 2012, the program has shown great success, with 67% of families reducing the gap between their income and expenses, and 55% of families increasing their income by at least 20%. It has been adapted to address the needs of families that have been severely impacted by COVID-19. 

This training series will provide Headway methods, tools, and case studies that will enable you to assess how it can work for your team. You will gain a clear picture of how Headway helps families achieve financial stability while improving their family synergy. After completion of these three sessions, we are offering personal mentoring in how to integrate Headway into your organizational structure.

Please register for the 3-session live interactive webinar by Wednesday, October 7th.

  • Thursday, 10/22/20 – 11am-12:30pm ET
    How Headway works. How it has been adapted for the pandemic. The organizational infrastructure necessary to implement the model. How to determine a family’s suitability for the program.

  • Thursday, 10/29/20 – 11am-12:30pm ET
    How case managers create individualized work plans for families and effectively work with them towards financial independence. 

  • Thursday, 11/5/20 –11am-12:30pm ET
    Multi-dimensional approach for working with families: financial literacy, employability and healthy family synergy.  How to address challenges with tailoring the model to your organizational needs. Cost: $120 for full course.

To learn more, please contact Gila Ashkenazy.