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Agency analysis pp

  1. 1. Community Action PartnershipCommunity Action Partnership of Madera County (CAPMC)of Madera County (CAPMC) Lucero De La TorreLucero De La Torre
  2. 2. Organizational Structure of AgencyOrganizational Structure of Agency  Executive DirectorExecutive Director  MJ NaborsMJ Nabors  Also includes a 15 member volunteer Board ofAlso includes a 15 member volunteer Board of Directors from all sectors of Madera County.Directors from all sectors of Madera County.  Chief Financial OfficerChief Financial Officer  Assistant to the Executive DirectorAssistant to the Executive Director  Head Start DirectorHead Start Director  Victim Services DirectorVictim Services Director  Program CoordinatorProgram Coordinator  5 Advocates5 Advocates
  3. 3. Community Context of the AgencyCommunity Context of the Agency  Madera, California.Madera, California.  The agency serves a diverse populationThe agency serves a diverse population but, most of the clients are Hispanic sincebut, most of the clients are Hispanic since Madera is composed mainly of Hispanics.Madera is composed mainly of Hispanics.  They help with at-risk-populations such asThey help with at-risk-populations such as women, children and those who are inwomen, children and those who are in poverty.poverty.
  4. 4. Populations-at-risk whose NeedsPopulations-at-risk whose Needs the Agency Addressesthe Agency Addresses  Women who have being abused in any form:Women who have being abused in any form:  Verbally, Psychologically, Physically, SexuallyVerbally, Psychologically, Physically, Sexually  ChildrenChildren  Those who have being or have witnessed abuseThose who have being or have witnessed abuse in any form as well.in any form as well. * People who do not have the necessary* People who do not have the necessary resources or knowledge to helpresources or knowledge to help themselves.themselves.
  5. 5. Agency’s Mission and AimsAgency’s Mission and Aims  MissionMission  Helping people, changing lives and making ourHelping people, changing lives and making our community a better place to live by providingcommunity a better place to live by providing resources and services that inspire personalresources and services that inspire personal growth and independence.growth and independence.  AimsAims  To help clients be independent enough so thatTo help clients be independent enough so that they can defend themselves against things such asthey can defend themselves against things such as violence and maltreatment.violence and maltreatment.  They represent hope and work towards improvingThey represent hope and work towards improving the community and make it a better place to live.the community and make it a better place to live.
  6. 6. Components of AgencyComponents of Agency  The agency is divided in a few different departments or programs. The agency is a nonprofit organization.  Head Start Department  Children are provided learning environments and experiences enabling them to solve problems, initiate activities, explore, question and gain mastery through learning by doing.  Home visits are made to allow parents and Head Start staff the opportunity to jointly develop goals for the children.  Head Start programs teach families how to find and utilize available local community services and resources enabling them to improve their family's condition and quality of life.
  7. 7.  Child Care Resource and Referral Services  In California, every county is served by a Child Care Resource & Referral agency to provide child care referrals and information to families, free of charge, regardless of income.  The agency assist parents in finding child care that best meets their families needs by providing free child care referrals and information on choosing quality of child care.
  8. 8.  Victim ServicesVictim Services Center (VSC)Center (VSC)  Runs 3 programs:Runs 3 programs:  Domestic ViolenceDomestic Violence  Victim WitnessVictim Witness  Rape and Sexual AssaultRape and Sexual Assault  All programsAll programs provide:provide:  24-hour crisis line24-hour crisis line  Emergency shelterEmergency shelter  Crisis interventionCrisis intervention  TemporaryTemporary restraining ordersrestraining orders  Referral servicesReferral services  CounselingCounseling  Accompaniment to lawAccompaniment to law enforcement, medical, or court.enforcement, medical, or court.  AdvocacyAdvocacy  Community educationCommunity education  TransportationTransportation  Orientation on the criminal justiceOrientation on the criminal justice systemsystem  Court supportCourt support  Property returnProperty return  Follow-upFollow-up  Health awarenessHealth awareness  Self defense classesSelf defense classes
  9. 9. Child Forensic Interview TeamChild Forensic Interview Team (CFIT)(CFIT)  CFIT is part of Victim Services.  CFIT exists to reduce the ongoing trauma for children who are alleged victims of sexual abuse.  It’s a team of experts where they interview the child.  The child is interviewed only by one person but the room has cameras and hearing devices; this lets know the rest of the team what is going on.
  10. 10. Significance of this Agency in Terms of SocialSignificance of this Agency in Terms of Social Justice, Social Work Values and Human Rights.Justice, Social Work Values and Human Rights.  Each program helps the victims become empowered and preventEach program helps the victims become empowered and prevent abuse from happening again.abuse from happening again.  Every human has the right to live a peaceful life, free of abuse andEvery human has the right to live a peaceful life, free of abuse and neglect.neglect.  This agency is significant because it provides services to peopleThis agency is significant because it provides services to people who need it the most, and those who do not have anything or havewho need it the most, and those who do not have anything or have gone through a very rough path in their lives.gone through a very rough path in their lives.  All of the services the agency provides are free.All of the services the agency provides are free.  The agency has the necessary resources to help someone changeThe agency has the necessary resources to help someone change their life for the better.their life for the better.  As an intern it has being a great experience to work for this agency.As an intern it has being a great experience to work for this agency.
  11. 11. WebsiteWebsite  http://www.maderacap.orghttp://www.maderacap.org

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