Here is a list of 9 of our 11 committees:
If you are interested in joining a committee, please call us at 607.778.2153 or email at Kristin.Beylo@dfa.state.ny.us
We also have a Nominating Committee that recruits and evaluates potential members, an Executive Committee composed of the Committee's chairs.
Agency, CPS, and School Liaisons Committee: Establishes a linkage between the Department of Social Services, school liaisons, and agency liaisons to facilitate lines of communication. Meets at BOCES, every other month - September through June.
This committee is charged with hosting the Annual Superintendent's Day Conference for Social Workers and support staff.
Community Education Committee: Charged with developing and implementing programs designed to inform the public on family violence issues, and needs identified by the Council. Meets at Mothers and Babies Perinatal Network, 8:30 am, 1st Thursday of every month.
Elder Abuse Prevention Committee: Provides an ongoing forum to review issues in Broome County surrounding elder abuse and neglect. Meets at M&T Bank, 1:00 pm, 3rd Thursday of every month.
Inter-Agency Planning Committee: defines needs and resources and performs other similar functions in order to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of the family violence delivery system. Location and schedule to be determined.
Marketing Committee: Charged with disseminating information and education to the community consistent with the mission and current goals of the council. This committee also focuses on press releases, Facebook, and the website. Meets at WSKG, 11:00am, 2nd Tuesday of every month.
Medical Issues: Charged with addressing problems with identifying and intervening in family abuse cases that present in a medical setting. Meets at UHS Wilson Nursing Office Conference Room, 8:30 am, 4th Tuesday every other month.
Multidisciplinary Case Review (your discipline must fit appropriateness and need): Reviews cases of family violence. Meets at Health Department, 8:30 am, 3rd Wednesday of every month.
Professional Education Committee: Charged with developing and implementing programs designed to inform professionals based on needs identified by the council. Meets at Mothers and Babies Perinatal Network, 1:00 pm, 3rd Thursday of every month.
SAYIT (Sexually Aggressive Youth Intervention Team), your discipline must fit appropriateness and need: Improves the system’s response to known cases of sexually aggressive youth. Meets at Family & Children’s Society, 9:00 am, 4th Thursday of every month.