December 2020 News From The Field

December 2020 News From The FieldWelcome to our December 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, we are excited to share various virtual events and workshops from partnering organizations, as well as recent publications and reports. Stay tuned for upcoming TXICFW events, starting back up in 2021!


News From The Field

How Child Welfare Professionals Access, Use, and Share Information: Results from the Child Welfare Information Study
Child Welfare Information Gateway
December 17th,  2pm CST, virtual, free

Black Mamas ATX Sister Circle
Black Mamas ATX
The last Sunday of every month, 2:30-4:30pm CST, free

The Texas Campaign’s 10th Annual Symposium Webinar Series
The Texas Campaign to Prevent teen Pregnancy
Through December, virtual, $25/ session

Legislative Advocacy Team Webinar Series
Texas CASA
January 15th, 12:00-1:00pm CST, virtual, free

Getting Comfortable with Pronouns – Mini Webinar
The Transgender Training Institute
January 6th, 3:00-3:30 CST, virtual, 8$ minimum donation


COVID-19 and Child Welfare: Using Data to Understand Trends in Maltreatment and Response
Chaplin Hall at the University of Chicago

Expanding High Quality Care for Infants & Toddlers: Lessons from Implementation of Early Head Start – Childcare Partnerships in States
The Ounce Prevention Fund

Foster Care and Children’s Wellbeing
University of Michigan Youth Policy Lab

Supporting Families of Color: How Racial and Complex Trauma Affect Parents of Color Navigating Family Court During the Time of COVID and Beyond
Rise Magazine, as seen of Child Welfare Information Gateway

Kids, Families and COVID-19: Pandemic Pain Points and the Urgent Need to Respond
Annie E. Casey Foundation

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