December 2021 News From the Field

NFTF square december2021 01In our December 2021 News From the Field feature, find the latest social work news, resources, and professional development opportunities from across Texas and nationally. If you haven’t already, sign up to get our monthly e-newsletter in your inbox.

This month, learn about initial findings from our new Texas Youth Permanency Study and discover upcoming events from projects led at the Texas Institute for Child & Family Wellbeing and external organizations.

How Can Healthcare Providers Prevent Adverse Childhood Experiences?
Texas Institute for Child & Family Wellbeing

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Intersection of Child Welfare and Suicide Prevention
Child Welfare League of America
January 11, virtual, free

Heed Neglect to Disrupt Child Maltreatment: Implications for Prevention
Injury & Violence Prevention Center at the Colorado School of Public Health
January 19, virtual, free

Words with Friends: The Nexus Between Grant Writing and Social Work
National Association of Social Workers
January 24, virtual, $30 for members and $40 for non-members

The 37th Annual San Diego International Conference on Child and Family Maltreatment
Chadwick Center for Children and Families
January 22–28, $525 in-person and $300 virtual

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“Any Day They Could Deport Me”: Over 44,000 Immigrant Children Trapped in the SIJS Backlog
The End SIJS Backlog Coalition, The Door

New Tool to Assess Survey Data for Racial Bias
Chapin Hall

Building the Field of Ethical, Authentic, & Youth-Led Advocacy: Key Components of a Youth Advocacy Program
Juvenile Law Center

Focusing on Race Equity Throughout Change and Implementation
Child Welfare Capacity Building Collaborative

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