News From The Field: April 2018

NFTF April 2018Spring is in full swing and we’ve got some great reads for you—including a new online resource on Texas homeless youth.

May is National Foster Care Month (#NFCM2018) and National Teen Pregnancy Prevention Month (#NTPPM2018). Grab a cup, login to Facebook and join our Director, Monica Faulkner for a couple of Facebook Live Coffee Breaks sessions as we talk with local professionals about current issues in foster care and teen pregnancy and parenting.  0.5 CEUs are available for tuning in! Also check out The HYP Provider Conference: Staying Strong Resilient Youth, Sustainable Programs and TNOYS 35th Annual Conference on Service To Youth & Families if you are looking to meet other youth-serving professionals in the area.

Our monthly feature, News from the Field, 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 From The Field
May 8th, 11:30-12pm on our FB page! O.5 CEUs


May 15th, 11-11: 30 am on our FB page! O.5 CEUs



April 25th, 5-7: 30 pm, People’s Community Clinic, ATX, 1.5 CEUs


April 26th 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm



Opportunities to Engage your Community in the Trauma-themed May 10th Children’s Mental Health Awareness Day

2018 TASSA Annual Conference
April 30-May 2, South Padre Island, TX

Coffee Talk: Drug and alcohol policies impacting youth
UT:  May 2nd, 10-11am

Teen Sexting, Cyberbullying and Adolescent Relationships
Free Webinar from The Dibble Institute. May 9th, 3pm CT

Central Texas Consent Summit
May 12th, 8-4pm, ATX

HYP Provider Conference: Staying Strong Resilient Youth, Sustainable Programs
May 18th, ATX,  6 CEUs Available

Call for presenters: 2018 Strengthening Youth and Families Conference will take place Nov. 5-8, 2018 at the San Luis Resort and Conference Center, Galveston, TX., applications due May 31st.

TNOYS 35th Annual Conference on Service To Youth & Families
June 5-8th, Houston Texas

7th Annual Play Therapy Symposium
SHSSW: June 22nd, 8:30-4pm


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