Available position: TFYHI Project Director

TFYHI project director job

Please note, the UT Austin Workday external title for this position is “Project Manager.” Internally, this new team member will be the “Project Director” for the Texas Foster Youth Health Initiative. Job Description: The Project Manager will be responsible for managing all aspects of the Texas Foster Youth Health Initiative project including coordination between sites,… Read more »

Available Position: TFYHI Senior Administrative Program Coordinator

TFYHI Senior Admin Program Coordinator

Please note, the UT Austin Workday external title for this position is “Statewide Training Coordinator.” Internally, this new team member will be the “Senior Administrative Program Coordinator” for the Texas Foster Youth Health Initiative. Job Description: The Statewide Training Coordinator will be responsible for conducting trainings for foster parents, foster youth, and community organizations. The… Read more »

Available Position: TXPOP Senior Administrative Program Coordinator

Sr Admin Program Coordinator

Please note, the UT Austin Workday external title for this position is “Curriculum and Training Specialist.” Internally, this new team member will be the “Senior Administrative Program Coordinator” for the Texas Permanency Outcomes Project. Job Description: The Curriculum and Training Specialist will develop curriculum and deliver training throughout the State of Texas to a diverse… Read more »

Available Position: Communications Specialist

Communications Specialist Hire

OVERVIEW: The Texas Institute for Child & Family Wellbeing is committed to uniting social work research and practice. We do this by connecting communities to our research, trainings, and programs, as well as through our digital communications platforms. We are looking for someone to join our communications team to help us expand our work online… Read more »

News from the Field: August 2020

NFTF August 2020

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 »

News From The Field: July 2020

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 »

“Once in PEARLS, always in PEARLS”: Long-lasting relationships built at the PEARLS Therapeutic Child Welfare Court support alumni during the COVID-19 crisis

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Through our initial research with the Texas Youth Permanency Study, we already know that youth in foster care need authentic and long-lasting relationships in order to thrive. Prior to travel restrictions from COVID-19, we’ve gotten the chance to see firsthand how communities working with foster youth all over Texas are building these sorts of relationships…. Read more »

“Caring deeply, during COVID and always”: A conversation about Texas CPS caseworkers as essential front-line workers during COVID-19

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In this July 2020 edition of Connecting the Dots, we are highlighting the frontline response efforts from caseworkers as they continue to provide services to youth and families. To get a better idea of how COVID-19 has shaped Texas caseworkers’ day-to-day experiences, we connected with Erica Bañuelos, MSW, LCPAA, CPS Director of Field at the… Read more »