Practice & Policy Lecture Series

​The Practice and Policy Lecture Series has been developed to provide thought-provoking presentations on Oklahoma's emerging policy issues, trends and best practices. The series is sponsored by the Oklahoma Department of Human Services Office of Planning, Research and Statistics and the University of Oklahoma Center for Public Management with the goal of providing the best educational opportunities available in a forum that offers participants an opportunity to question, share and learn from each other.

All lectures are free and open to the public.

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PPLS Recorded Lectures

Child Care
Child Welfare
Customer Service
Developmental Disabilities
Domestic Violence
Faith-Based and Community Initiatives
Health Care
Marriage and Family
Poverty Solutions

Thur., Jan. 14, 2016, Noon to 1pm

Autism: Current Research and Evidence Based Practice

Rene' Daman, Director of the Oklahoma Autism Network, Tolbert Center for Developmental Disabilities and Autism, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center

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Tues, Feb. 9, 2016, Noon to 1pm

Transforming U.S. Workforce Development Policies for the 21st Century: Moving Sectoral and Career Pathway Programs from Promise to Scale

Christopher King, Ph.D., Senior research scientist at the Ray Marshall Center for the Study of Human Resources and lecturer at The University of Texas at Austin’s Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs
Sponsor: Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City

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Wed, Mar. 23, 2016, Noon to 1pm

Suicide Prevention in Oklahoma

Savannah Kalman, Oklahoma Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services

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Thur. Apr. 21, 2016, Noon to 1pm

Oklahoma's Affordable Housing Study:  The Demand and Cost of Housing, Homelessness, Fair Housing, and Residential Lead-Based Paint Hazards

David Puckett, Integra Realty Resources

Dr. Dawn Jourdan, esq. University of Oklahoma

Byron DeBruler, DeBruler, Inc

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Tues., May 10, 2016, Noon to 1pm

Infant Mental Health

Sponsor: Oklahoma State Department of Health “Project LAUNCH”

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Last Updated: December 14, 2015
Provided by the Oklahoma Department of Human Services
Street address: Sequoyah Memorial Office Building, 2400 N. Lincoln Blvd., Oklahoma City, OK 73105
Mailing address: P.O. Box 25352, Oklahoma City, OK 73125
(405) 521-3646
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