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Cprs Conf 2010 Thursday March11 2010 Education Sessions[1]ادريس جاسم العبودي


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Idris Jassim Al-Oboudi
ادريس جاسم العبودي

Idris is a nationally recognized Recreation and Parks professional and public speaker. A Highly motivating, energetic, passionate leader with vision and a pragmatic approach to recreation issues and needs, has been working in the field of Recreation for the Past 28 years. He is currently the Manager of Parks and Recreation for the City of Manhattan Beach California. Idris is the recipient of numerous prestigious awards and State / National and International notoriety and acclaim.

In February, 2008 Idris, received the Professional Distinguished Service Award. This is the highest award bestowed by the NRPA Pacific Southwest Regional Council. It recognizes professionals in the Region who have consistently given outstanding service to the park, recreation and conservation movement on the State, National and in the case of Mr. Al-Oboudi the international level. He also received the 2007 NRPA’s Program Excellence Award for Special Event.

In February, 2008 Idris, received Los Angeles County Special Commendation Award form forth District Supervisor Mr. Don Knabe. This Commendation is in recognition of dedicated service to the affairs of the community and for the civic pride demonstrated by numerous contributions for the benefit of all the citizens of Los Angeles County California.

In March- 2006 Idris received The California Park & Recreation Society’s (CPRS Over 4000 in Membership) highest Award and Citation that recognizes outstanding contributions to CPRS and the parks, recreation, and/or human serves profession. This award also recognizes his contributions that significantly affect the parks & recreation profession on a regional, sectional, state & national level. Idris was honored for his contributions to the profession and commitment to the Creating Community VIP Action Plan. Both in 2005 and 2006 Idris received the California Parks and Recreation Society’s President’s Award for outstanding Leadership and dedicated service to the parks and recreation profession in California.

In 2004 Al-Oboudi was the first Chair of California Parks and Recreation Society’s Youth Sports and Fitness Task Force (Initiative) in charge of providing modality, revamping and re-directing the youth sports experience in California municipalities and organizations. This Plan was rolled out in fall 2005 and is being implemented state and nation wide starting in spring 2006. Mr. Al-Oboudi was in the lead as a creator and organizer of the Rally in support of Youth Sports and Fitness at the California State Capital on March-8-2007 during the CPRS annual Conference.

Mr. Al-Oboudi is a 25 year member of the CPRS & a long time member of the NRPA. He has served the CPRS membership in many areas, he was the Education Program Chair of the 2008, CPRS Conference, and served in the same capacity in 2004. He has been and Advisor for the CPRS Director of Education for the CPRS CONF 2003-2005& 2006. He was elected as Southern CA CPRS Administrators Section representative serving from 2003 to 2005.

Mr. Al-Oboudi is a frequent contributor to leadership workshops and meetings on recreation issues in Local Collages, Universities, and California Cities, community organizations, CPRS, NRPA and nation wide organizations. Mr. Al-Oboudi Developed a proto type frame work for Vision Insight Planning and Programming (Purpose Driven Programming). This tool was further developed and adopted in Programming for Community and youth recreation, cultural and social activities (Purpose Driven Programming) for the Islamic Community in the USA and the World. This is the First Vision Insight Planning programming tool developed for Muslim Organizations world wide. This ground braking work is a prelude to a comprehensive Initiative Mr. Al-Oboudi is Envisioning, Espousing and Creating, for the Muslim Community in the USA.

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Cprs Conf 2010 Thursday March11 2010 Education Sessions[1]ادريس جاسم العبودي

  1. 1. Thursday, March 11 Funstitute Leveraging Individual • Identify how to lead cooperative Value to Public Impact and team building activities • Analyze the recent CPRS designed to enhance programs and/or Public Opinion Research Study results improve staff development through to identify opportunities suggested by hands-on interaction the findings and discuss our current • Discuss when to use team building challenge, understanding of the public techniques that are suitable for different value impact of what we do levels of co-workers, volunteers and • Describe ways in which the positive community groups findings from the study, can serve as a 8:15 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. Daniel Rice, Consultant, Retired Park & Recreation Manager means to leverage the more widespread public impact of parks & recreation Are You An Equal Opportunity Ellen O’Sullivan, Ph.D., CPRP, Chair, Recreation Provider? Hoarding—Impact on Center for Public Recreation & Parks • Describe the four “safety tasks” for Communities, Families & inclusive programming Individuals Play Experience Deficit Disorder: • Evaluate hoarding behavior and the Getting Youth Outside • Identify the steps needed to assure programs and services are provided in a impact hoarding has on communities, • Compare a trio of new international safe manner for all participants families and individuals research on children’s happiness and • Identify positive, compassionate and safety Maridith Janssen, CTRS, RTC, Associate Professor, CSU Long Beach successful community-based team • Describe research on child development approaches to hoarding situations and risk from a cultural perspective Creating a Community Michelle Yerke, Social Worker, Huntington Helle Burlingame, M.A., Psychologist, Anti-Graffiti Initiative Beach Senior Services Director, Kompan Play Institute • Formulate an understanding of the growing problem of graffiti and how it I’ve Been Handed Aquatics— Project Management: can affect your agency Now What? Tools to Effectively • Discuss techniques for effective • Identify strategies to develop a toolbox Manage Your Projects collaboration within your community to of skills and knowledge in the aquatics • Discuss the challenges & resources for fight graffiti field and recognize areas needed for self- managing a project including duties of improvement the project manager Anaheim Sporn, Community Services Specialist, City of Anaheim • Analyze and discuss levels of experience, • Communicate two procedures used to education and certifications needed to complete a project Joe Perez, Community Services Specialist, effectively lead an aquatics team with City of Anaheim Tara Gee, CA Licensed LA, Senior credibility and knowledge Landscape Architect, City of Roseville Five Essentials for Successful Terri Matal, Recreation Supervisor, City of Rjahja Canlas, Park Development Analyst, Sacramento Sponsorships City of Roseville • Explain the association between Seattle’s Urban Forest outstanding events and selling sponsorships Are You An Restoration Movement: • Suggest components to include when Early Bird? Why it Will Work in Your Parks creating effective sponsorship proposals Delegates who registered with • Identify and apply the three basic Rachel Trice, CFEE, President, PUNCH the Early Bird offer must now elements of the Urban Forest Event Marketing purchase tickets for special Sustainability Model events including the CPRS or • Describe how to place a value on CAPRCBM Banquet, the All- Conference Dance, Intensives volunteer efforts beyond hours donated and the CPRS PAC Golf Tourna- Tim Gallagher, Superintendent, City of ment. See pages 27-28 Seattle Mark Mead, Arborist, City of Seattle 2010 California & Pacific Southwest Recreation & Park Training Conference 15
  2. 2. 11:00 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. Budget S-t-r-e-t-c-h-e-r: Providing Meaningful Effectively Utilizing Volunteers Recreation Programs for At- 100 Good, Bad & Ugly Risk Populations • Identify ways to bridge budget and program Program Ideas – gaps utilizing teen and adult volunteers • Explain the meaning of “risk” and the Westcoast Style! • Explain how to create and sustain a levels of risk • Identify winning programs and how to budget saving, top level volunteer program • Formulate an understanding about the spot the lemons too four major categories of risk: school Colleen Janssen, Marketing and • Discuss ways to help planners develop Community Outreach Specialist, Rancho failure, substance abuse/addiction, teen successful programs Simi Recreation and Park District pregnancy, and antisocial behavior Jennifer Shaffer, Senior Community Katherine Martinez, M.S., Lecturer, CSU Services Supervisor, City of San Mateo CEQA and NEPA for P&R Sacramento Jennifer Wilson, Community Services Professionals Coordinator, PAL, San Mateo Police • Discuss environmental review insight So You Want to be a Director? Activities League into parks and recreational facilities • Analyze tacit and explicit duties and development for tomorrow’s decision responsibilities of executive leaders in Aquatic Staff Trainings – makers parks, recreation, and community services Get Specific! • Share a simple understanding of • Identify strategies to diversify job skills • Discuss and develop several specific the environmental review process in and education in preparing to become an trainings that can be created to increase California as it pertains to capital effective executive leader staff performance and knowledge in key improvement projects and/or maintenance Douglass Long, Director, City of San program areas projects under CEQA and NEPA Carlos • Identify staff training needs by: staff David Mitchell, ASLA, Park Planning Penelope Leach, Recreation & Community size, programs offered, and availability Manager, City of San Jose Services Director, City of Albany through creative new thoughts and ideas Scott Reese, Assistant Director of Park and Tom Hellmann, Recreation Supervisor I, Recreation, City of San Diego Teambuilding on a Cosumnes Community Services District Duct Tape Budget Cut to the Core! Beth Gegogeine, Recreation Coordinator • Participate in five duct tape teambuilding II, Aquatics, Cosumnes Community Effectively Managing activities that can be immediately utilized Services District Budget Cuts, Service upon returning to your work site Reductions & • Participate in a three-step process Blend It: Downsizing - Hot Topic for facilitating positive teambuilding Marketing for the Future • Identify and discuss the importance outcomes • Design a comprehensive one-year of and a process for determining and Keith Fulthorp, Ed.D., Lecturer/Internship marketing plan that maximizes refining essential and core services related Coordinator, CSU Long Beach limited budgets while integrating new to parks, programs and facilities provided Idris Al-Oboudi, Recreation Services communication tools by your agency based on public opinion Manager, City of Manhattan Beach • Explain how to integrate web 2.0 and elected official research technologies with email marketing and • Describe guiding principles that provide improved website content a framework and boundary for difficult but necessary decisions related to budget 2:45 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Ashley Howard Goltz, Marketing Specialist, City of Vista staffing, pricing and services Aquatic In-Service Trainings— Michael Shellito, Acting City Manager, Where is the Fun? Blue is the New “Green” City of Roseville • Identify and promote discussion on • Identify alternate, eco-friendly solutions training methods and activities that help to reduce cost of operations Having a Ball – Fitness • Describe how friendly competitions can and provide a sustainable and profitable Activities for Youth! have a positive effect on staff morale and aquatic facility • Identify methods used to teach fitness skill development • Analyze typical costs associated with pool activities to a large group of children in a Megan Henry, Parks & Recreation operations and determine which areas limited amount of space Technician, City of Roseville can be effectively targeted to help reduce • Communicate to staff what their role expenditure while conserving energy Beth Gegogeine, Recreation Coordinator is in helping reduce child obesity and II, Aquatics, Cosumnes Community Randy Mendioroz, President, Aquatic healthy, fun fitness activities to help Services District Design Group children become more active Dennis Berkshire, Senior Associate, Sandy Slade, President, Sandy “Spin” Slade, Aquatic Design Group Inc. 16 2010 California & Pacific Southwest Recreation & Park Training Conference
  3. 3. Citywide Community Needs Measuring the Sustainable Design for Assessment Success of Youth Restrooms/Park Buildings • Explain how to develop a local needs • Discuss and evaluate key concepts and • Identify and apply specific sustainability assessment format, using needs evaluation instruments that measure strategies to existing and planned assessment protocols such as workshops youth success restroom buildings and surveys • Describe ways to involve youth leaders in • Explain the provisions of LEED rules, • Discuss workshop and meeting evaluating their own programs and understand how LEED requirements facilitation, issues and challenges, Virginia Nonaca Chavez, Community can be met in restroom/park building especially with diverse attendees Services Supervisor, City of Mission Viejo projects Camille Walls, City Planner, City of Los Pamela Law, M.D., Youth Development Ryan Smith, National Sales Manager, Angeles Facilitator, Leadership Concepts, Inc. ROMTEC, Inc. Michael Shull, Superintendent of Planning and Construction Division, City of Los Tony Sanchez, Youth Development VIP In Action: Facilitator, Leadership Concepts, Inc. Angeles Repositioning to be Vital— Melinda Gejer, Planning Associate, City of Parks Make Life Better: A Program Life Cycle Los Angeles Building the • Discuss the importance of aligning the Profession’s Brand professions core values into your work Gaining Credibility: Skills day in order to move forward as an • Discuss the outcomes of the CPRS for Formal Presentations public opinion research and its individual who creates community and • Explain how to build credibility right quality of life implications to the profession’s brand into your introduction • Identify tenets of positioning including • Identify 3 ways to incorporate the brand why to engage in repositioning, types • Design a compelling opener - every time into your agency of repositioning, and understanding a Guila Muir, Principal, Muir & Associates Jane H. Adams, Executive Director, program life cycle California Park & Recreation Society Healthy Active Kids: Idris Al-Oboudi, Recreation Services Jodi Rudick, Creative Director, ADvisors Manager, City of Manhattan Beach. An Endangered Species Marketing Group Keith Fulthorp, Ed.D., Lecturer/Internship • Define the extent of the childhood Coordinator, CSU Long Beach obesity epidemic and the essential role of Successfully Competing for parks and recreation in preventing obesity Decision Maker Funding • Explain how to use an ecological model of health promotion in parks and • Communicate how to identify and plan 2:45 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. to get needed resources for community recreation’s scope of influence recreation during these competitive times Leisure Research & Education Christine Lafontant, Recreation Program • Explain how to package and support Poster Session & Symposium Manager, County of San Diego these recreation resource needs as (No CEUs) Maryjane Ortiz, Recreation Program community priorities to decision makers • Discuss studies, both theoretical and Supervisor, County of San Diego Michael Shellito, Acting City Manager, applied research, that contribute to the City of Roseville development of leisure, recreation and Healthy Trails — Your Path to tourism professions Lori Donchak, Mayor, City of San Fitness, Fun and Adventure! Clemente • Study topics will be listed in the onsite • Describe effective strategies used by non- program brochure at conference traditional partners to create a sustainable Supporting Each Other — Carolin Lusby, Ph.D., CSU Long Beach program that encourages individuals and A Recreation & Facility Jerusha Greenwood, Ph.D., Assistant families to increase healthy behaviors Maintenance Partnership Professor, Cal Poly San Luis Obispo • Communicate how marketing strategies • Discuss the “needs” of your community reach out to underserved populations verses the “wants” of the staff to motivate participation and to drive families into underutilized parks • Demonstrate successful communication techniques used between work groups Register Kathleen Hooper, MS, MA, Manager, that get staff to focus on providing Outdoor Recreation, County of Santa Clara quality facilities and programs to their Online Bonnie Broderick, MPH, RD, Director, communities Nutrition & Wellness, and Chronic Disease, Scott Miller, Senior Parks & Recreation Santa Clara County Public Health Department Supervisor, City of Roseville Lori Martin, M.S., R.D., Program Manager, Nutrition and Wellness, Santa Clara County Public Health Department 2010 California & Pacific Southwest Recreation & Park Training Conference 17
  4. 4. 4:15 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. Healthy Communities— The New Face of NRPA Achieve Initiative Homelessness: Before Internships: Public Facility Standards • Identify how to increase usage and What Students establishment of health policy, systems Hot Topic Need to Know and environmental change strategies • Explain and analyze public government • Discuss employer expectations for focusing on tobacco cessation, physical best practice solutions that address the community-based interns activity, nutrition, obesity, heart disease, causes of homelessness and homeless and diabetes; and transform the patterns • Explain various resources & sub-populations of a healthy community into practice opportunities available to students prior • Discuss resources for federal, state and to internships to help prepare for park & • Identify potential partners in Public local homeless services/programs that recreation positions Health, Schools, Community demonstrate how communities can Organizations and other sectors in your Panel of California Based Public collaborate using existing resources community; enhance collaboration Government Internship Providers Bob Cerince, Community Services between local leaders and stakeholders to prevent chronic diseases and related risk Supervisor, City of Anaheim California Community factors Foundations — Partners in Water Crisis? Get a SplashPad! Pamela Passow, Community Services Funding Manager, City of La Mirada • Explain how to design SplashPads to • Identify priorities of community reduce the amount of water that is wasted Lisa Montoya, Community Services through carry off and water waste foundations in program funding and Supervisor, City of La Mirada relate these priorities to successful public • Evaluate if and where a SplashPad can be agency grant applications Ignite Parks & Recreation used within the a public facility • Describe how a working non-profit Hot Topic Kevin Spence, Managing Partner, Miracle support organization may work in a Playground Sales municipal recreation and park agency (No CEUs) • A rapid way to convey useful and Lee Barocas, Departmental Facility Planner Alexander Posada, Director of Recreation I, County of Los Angeles County engaging ideas & solutions from a varied & Parks, City of Santa Maria group of presenters Ron Gallo, President & CEO, Santa We’re All On the • Five minute presentations, each using 20 Barbara Foundation PowerPoint slides Same Team – Inclusive Play Activities Cheap Training in an Teaching Youth to Be • Practice at least five group activities used Expensive World Community Leaders when integrating adults and youth • Identify the seven laws for developing • Explain how to adapt lessons to reach all • Discuss and practice skills that will help in-house training levels of participants you focus your audience on key concepts • Formulate a relevant, workable training and ideas in leading training sessions for Dave Bacon, M.S., Professor, El Camino plan for your organization youth College Guila Muir, Principal, Muir & Associates • Identify ways to involve youth leaders in leadership training for other community What’s Hot in Sacramento? Effective Community Workshop youth CPRS Legislative Committee Techniques: A Proposition 84 Virginia Nonaca Chavez, Community Meeting Case Study Services Supervisor, City of Mission Viejo • Discuss legislative bills being monitored • Demonstrate practical techniques to get Pamela Law, M.D., Youth Development by CPRS the most out of the outreach, workshop Facilitator, Leadership Concepts, Inc. • Discuss opportunities for member process and follow-up engagement to positively impact Tony Sanchez, Youth Development • Describe how Proposition 84 affects the Facilitator, Leadership Concepts, Inc. legislative outcomes performance-based outcome goals of a Paul Romero, Chair, CPRS Legislative workshop process and the application Committee requirements Douglas Houston, CPRS Advocate, The Robert Mueting, Principal, RJM Design Houston Group Group, Inc. Richard Gould, Director of Parks, Recreation, and Community Services, City of Santa Clarita Register John Courtney, ASLA, LEED AP, Principal Landscape Architect, RJM Online Design Group, Inc. 18 2010 California & Pacific Southwest Recreation & Park Training Conference