News from the Field: February 2019

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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.         News… Read more »

TXICFW Moves Back to UT’s Campus!

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The Texas Institute for Child and Family Wellbeing has moved back on to UT Austin’s campus! This past Monday, the TXICFW team relocated to a new home within John W. Hargis Hall. We are now adjacent to the Steve Hicks School of Social Work, serving as one of several SSW research institutes that will be… Read more »

How to Find the Right Evidence-based Practice Using EBP Clearinghouses

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By Patrick S. Tennant, Ph.D., LMFT Important To Know: EBP clearinghouses and databases exist to help researchers and practitioners sort through the evidence associated with a variety of programs and practices. The best EBP clearinghouses report on degrees of evidence, rather than the false-dichotomy of ‘EBP-or-not’ designations. The Results First Clearinghouse Database by The Pew-MacArthur Results… Read more »

Available Position: Senior Research Program Coordinator

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Job Description: Research Coordinator will manage data collection; ensure human subjects compliance; analyze data; develop reports and presentations; and communicate with external stakeholders for several small projects. —- Job Details: General Notes This position is grant funded and is subject to renewal. Responsibilities Perform research tasks including: assisting principal investigator in designing methods and instruments;conducting… Read more »

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

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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

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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 »