November 2020 News From The Field

November 2020 News From The Field

Welcome to our monthly feature, News from the Field! This is an extension of the bottom of our newsletter. We will be providing you with some of the latest news, resources, and local & national professional development opportunities. If you haven’t already, sign up to get our monthly e-newsletter in your inbox. This month, we are excited… Read more »

Wieling, E., Trejo, A.N., Ellen Patterson, J., Weingarten, K., Falicov, C., Hernández, A.V., Cook Heffron, L., Faulkner, M. and Parra‐Cardona, J.R. (2020), Standing and Responding in Solidarity with Disenfranchised Immigrant Families in the United States: An Ongoing Call for Action. J Marital Fam Ther, 46: 561-576. https://doi.org/10.1111/jmft.12460

Raising Awareness and Sharing Information About the Current Realities Faced by Immigrant Families TXICFW Director Monica Faulkner and Girasol Program Coordinator Ana Vidina Hernández are two of the co-authors in a new article published by the Journal of Marital and Family Therapy earlier this month. The article covers an overview of how mental health professionals… Read more »

Available Position: Learning Technology Specialist

Available Position: Learning Technology Specialist

Job Description: This position will be an essential part of the communications team and will assist with the planning, creation and maintenance of instructional tools, as well as formulate directions and strategies for implementing those tools for the institute’s on-line learning communities and learning resources related to The Texas Foster Care Health Initiative. Apply for… Read more »

Clinician’s Corner 2020 | Everyday Justice: Cultivating Intentional Connection

Clinician’s Corner 2020 | Everyday Justice: Cultivating Intentional Connection

See the 2020 Clinician’s Corner articles on Medium here! View the 2020 Clinician’s Corner  on  issuu  here! Download PDF of our 2020 Clinician’s Corner here! Welcome to our third installment of the Clinician’s Corner. Our Institute developed Clinician’s Corner as an effort to connect social work practice and research in a two-way conversation. By cultivating… Read more »

October 2020 News From The Field

October 2020 News From The Field

Welcome to our monthly feature, News from the Field! This is an extension of the bottom of our newsletter. We will be providing you with some of the latest news, resources, and local & national professional development opportunities. If you haven’t already, sign up to get our monthly e-newsletter in your inbox. This month, we are excited… Read more »

Completed Projects

This is a list of our Institute’s completed projects over the last few years. Cardea Connections Project Child Abuse & Neglect Prevention Across Texas: CFRI’s HOPES Program Evaluation Project Child Care Provider Well-being: Relationship Between Mental Health and Work COAC Family Connections Project Early Childhood Workforce Professional Study Evaluation of Restorative Discipline Readiness Training for… Read more »

Aged-Out Youth: Looking for a Home in a Time of Crisis

Aged-Out Youth: Looking for a Home in a Time of Crisis

By Barbara Ball From June through August 2020, we interviewed 54 youth (ages 15 – 20) who are currently participating in the Texas Youth Permanency Study. We wanted to gain a deeper understanding of how the COVID epidemic is affecting their lives, specifically related to school, work, social activities, and relationships in their home or placement… Read more »