Available Position: Child Welfare Program Coordinator

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Job Description: The Program Coordinator will develop content for a new child welfare practice approach that engages birth families in permanency outcomes. The Program coordinator will support Project Manager to develop a practice guide, tools and training materials as well as deliver trainings. Program Coordinator will also monitor site implementation activities. —- Job Details: General… Read more »

Evidence-based Practice is a Process

The EBP Process

By: Monica Faulkner, Ph.D. &  LMSW & Danielle Parrish, Ph.D. Important to Know:   While there are many benefits to the development and use of evidence-based practices, there are significant costs associated with the current systems for establishing and utilizing them. Those costs manifest in a variety of ways but too often lead to clients and… Read more »

News From The Field: December 2018

News From The field dec 2018

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. Happy Holidays everyone! This is… Read more »

Clinician’s Corner 2018: The EBP Issue

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View the 2018 Clinician’s Corner here! Download PDF of our 2018 Clinician’s Corner   here! Dear readers: I am incredibly excited to share our second issue of Clinician’s Corner with you. As a researcher and social work practitioner, I often see a disconnect between the research on practice published in academic journals and what practitioners are… Read more »

News From The Field: November 2018

NFTF nov 2018

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. Happy #GivingTuesday! In the spirit… Read more »

Immigration & Social Work Teach In

Immigration & Social Work Teach-i

  Girasol strives to help Texas immigrant children and families to heal from trauma through support, education, and connection. Girasol is housed in the Texas Institute for Child and Family Wellbeing at the Steve Hicks School of Social Work and works with community partners to educate service providers and students on migration and trauma, support… Read more »

Strengthening Families & Communities in Texas through HOPES Programming

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What we learned during the second year of HOPES Child abuse and neglect, together referred to as child maltreatment, has been a leading child welfare issue for Texas. In 2016, there were 55,644 confirmed victims of child maltreatment with nearly 70% of all confirmed allegations of child maltreatment being neglectful supervision (Texas Department of Family… Read more »

News from the Field: October 2018

NFTF Oct 2018

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. Have you registered for our… Read more »

News From The Field: September 2018

NFTF Sept 2018

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. Lots of local conferences, webinars,… Read more »