Practice & Policy Lecture Series
Provided by the Oklahoma Department of Human Services
Sequoyah Memorial Office Building, 2400 N. Lincoln Blvd. • Oklahoma City, OK 73105
(405) 521-3646 • Fax (405) 521-6684 • Internet:

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.

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


Tim Knapp 


Tim Knapp is the director of Career Training and Education at The Bowery Mission of New York City. He works full time providing career and job development and training, along with a multitude of other valuable services for the people of The Bowery Mission. Tim is a born and raised Oklahoman and he and his wife own the vacation cottage retreat, Rivers Edge Cottages, in McCurtain County, so he spends time both in NYC and in Oklahoma. Tim’s role at the Bowery Mission is to help the men in the residential recovery program develop the skills necessary to re-enter the workplace. By giving them the basic skills needed for life, relationships, and work, the program enables them to move back toward meaningful lives. They receive vocational training, certification, spiritual stability, and most of all, hope.

Last Updated: June 19, 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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