News From the Field: January 2018

News From The Field: January 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 New Year everyone!  Was… Read more »

Welcome to Jolynne Batchelor, TXICFW’s Newest Research Associate!

Jolynne Batchelor, Ph.d., Lcsw, Research Associate

TXICFW welcomes Jolynne Batchelor, Ph.D., LCSW as our newest Research Associate.  Jolynne has over 20 years of experience in social work as a practitioner, clinical supervisor, program administrator, researcher, and teacher. Her primary focus is in child welfare. Jolynne will be working on several institute projects and grants. We are so excited to have her on our… Read more »

News From The Field: December 2017

News From The Field: December 2017

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. We’ve made it to December!… Read more »

How can I help children when I don’t work with children?

How Can I Help Children When I Don’t Work With Children?

 By: Patricia A. Cody, PhD, MSW Patricia is the Lead NAFCIES, fulfillment and ARCRI Evaluator at AdoptUSkids and an Adjunct Assistant Professor at the University of Texas at Austin, Steve Hicks School of Social Work. For National Adoption Month, Patricia so graciously wrote a guest blog on her important work for TXICFW.  I started my child… Read more »

News From The Field: November 2017

News From The Field: November 2017

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. November is National Adoption Month…. Read more »

Clinician’s Corner 2017: The ACEs Issue

Clinician’s Corner 2017: The Aces Issue

View the 2017 Clinician’s Corner here! Download PDF of our 2017 Clinician’s Corner   here! Spring 2017 Dear Readers: Welcome to our first issue of Clinician’s Corner. Our team has unique experience as practitioners and researchers. We have worked in schools, foster care agencies, maternity homes, domestic violence shelters and private practice. While we love our… Read more »

Legal Permanency is not always Permanent

Legal Permanency Is Not Always Permanent

November is National Adoption Month. Each week this month we will be highlighting a specific topic. This week we are discussing how Adoption is a lifelong Journey, not a 1-time event.  Please join us on Wednesday, November 8th for a Facebook Live session discussing this topic!  0.5 CEUs available! By Tymothy Belseth In child welfare, permanency… Read more »

News From The Field: October 2017

News From The Field: October 2017

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. Lot’s going on these days!… Read more »