RCCP Conference Builds a Community of Practice
Reports from the Event
The Residential Child Care Project (RCCP) held its fourth international conference on June 21 to 24, 2016 in Lake George, NY. The event titled, Building a Community of Practice, delivered as promised, uniting approximately 250 child caring professionals from 13 countries and laying the groundwork for an online community of practice dialogue. Below are highlights from the event, perceptions from conference attendees, downloads, and links to blogs that stem from conference discussions.
Article: Building a Community of Practice - Highlights
The Residential Child Care Project (RCCP) hosted its fourth International RCCP conference on Tuesday, June 21, 2016 through Friday, June 24, 2016 at the Lake George Hotel and Conference Center in scenic Lake George, NY. Traditionally, the RCCP conference is designed for professionals who work with vulnerable children and families, providing an environment for caregivers to explore ways to provide the best care for the populations they serve. That has never been more evident as experienced in the event in Lake George. Please click here for the full article.
Stories of Practice
Reflections from Attendees in Their Own Words
Reflections from the Building a Community of Practice International Conference Writing Workshop by the Writing Workshop group
CARE Conference Perceptions by Samuel Mammen
A Much Needed Connection to My Community by Kim Snow
It is a Calling by Susan Sullivan
Then There Was Hope by Raymond Taylor
- Purpose in Life: Evidence of a Psychological Resource by Dr. Anthony Burrow, PhD
- CARE Implementation at Spurwink by Dr. Debra Bunce, PhD
- Food for Thought by Dr. Ruth Emond
- TCIS/TCI Beyond OER: Using "modern media" to engage and teach TCI ideas and strategies by Jodi Rossman, M.S. ed.
- Quantifying Questar III's Strategic Plan with TCI-S Training and Practice by Jodi Rossman, M.S. ed.
- Threshold Learning in Residential Child Care Practice by Laura Steckley and Graham McPheat
- Supporting sensational children by Angela and Laurence Stanton-Greenwood
- Working with sensational children: a difficult child or a child in difficulty? by Angela and Laurence Stanton-Greenwood
The Residential Child Care Project presents the following links to blog pages that each stem from the various conference discussions and Community of Practice forums held at the conference. RCCP welcomes you to participate in the discussions.
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The Residential Child Care Project would like to offer our colleagues the opportunity to share their stories, ideas, web links, resources, and research that connects with areas of interest in our Community of Practice. Please send the information that you would like to share to Eugene Saville at firstname.lastname@example.org.