TXICFW is committed to providing high-quality programming to help children, youth and their families reach their highest potential. Check out our current programs.

Social Work Detention Response Team

The UT School of Social Work’s Texas Institute for Child and Family Wellbeing and St. Edward’s University are developing a Social Work Detention Response Teams in response to recent waves of migrants seeking asylum, particularly from ‘Northern Triangle’ countries of Honduras, Guatemala and El Salvador.  Given that Texas has a large number of immigration detention… Read more »

Child Welfare Education Collaboration

CWEC is a partnership between the School of Social Work at The University of Texas at Austin and the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services Child Protective Services (CPS) that links social work education and public child welfare. CWEC is funded by the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services, federal title IV-E, and… Read more »

SPARK Program

The purpose of SPARK is to increase the number of former foster youth who graduate from The University of Texas at Austin. SPARK is a new program located at the Texas Institute for Child & Family Wellbeing within the School of Social Work.  In partnership with Horns Helping Horns, SPARK will create a campus-wide network of support to… Read more »