July 2020 News From The Field

News From The Field: July 2020

Welcome to our July 2020 News from the Field monthly feature! 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,… 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

Typs July 2020 Update: PEARLS Court

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

Child Care Providers Are Essential Too!: How Covid-19 Has Impacted Child Care Centers In Texas

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 »

June 2020 News from the Field

News From The Field: June 2020

Welcome to our June 2020 News from the Field monthly feature! 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,… Read more »

Strong Fathers Strong Families: A Father’s Day Feature

Strong Fathers Strong Families: A Father’s Day Feature

By Allie Long  In honor of Father’s Day, we wanted to highlight a dad who we’re grateful to work with. J. Michael Hall, M.Ed., is the founder of the fatherhood engagement program Strong Fathers Strong Families. Since 2003, this program has been implemented at schools throughout the United States and internationally, reaching over 225,000 dads… Read more »

News From The Field: May 2020

News From The Field: May 2020

Welcome to our monthly May 2020 News from the Field monthly feature! 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… Read more »

News from the Field: April 2020

News From The Field: April 2020

Welcome to our April 2020 News from the Field monthly feature! 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,… Read more »