First Bite #173 – February 23, 2022
Community Engagement for Caregivers
(.1 ASHA and AOTA CEUs) For more info, click here.
With more than 15 years of experience implementing programs in a nonprofit setting and advocating for policy change at the state and federal level, Megan Branham, LMSW has a passion for advancing initiatives built around data-driven outcomes, research-informed policy, and effective strategies to create justice and well-being for all. She has led initiatives at the state and federal levels that have improved the lives of children and families, secured justice for vulnerable populations, and opened doors to the community, state, and federal programs for previously underserved populations. A graduate of the University of South Carolina, Megan holds a Masters in Social Work and is a graduate of the Annie E. Casey Foundation’s Leadership for State-Based Advocates. Leading North’s Columbia, SC office, Megan works closely with North clients to manage strategic communications efforts, develop comprehensive digital marketing and social media branding, advance advocacy priorities and build collaborative partnerships with like-minded allies.
By the end of this PodCourse, participants will be able to identify and describe:
- Strategies/resources to hold a crucial conversation with a caregiver regarding their level of needs for community-based supports.
- 2 community partners available to caregivers in need of basic life resources (food/shelter).
- 2 community partners available to caregivers in need of educational and/or medical resources.