Happy International Women’s Day!

Happy International Women’s Day!

Today we are celebrating International Women’s Day, as well as National Social Work Month! As researchers within the realm of social work, we are constantly striving to unite the numbers with the stories— the quantitative and the qualitative— in order to comprise a more complete picture of the people we serve. We wanted to honor… Read more »

News from the Field: February 2019

News From The Field: February 2019

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!

Txicfw Moves Back To Ut’s Campus!

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

How To Find The Right Evidence-based Practice Using Ebp Clearinghouses

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 »

Evidence-based Practice is a Process

Evidence-based Practice Is A 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: December 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

Clinician’s Corner 2018: The Ebp Issue

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

News From The Field: November 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 In

  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 »