News from the Field: July 2017

News From The Field: July 2017Welcome 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.

We’ve got some legislative analysis and recaps and some resources for you to ponder…hopefully by a pool. Happy 4th of July!

 

News from the Field

Texas CASA: July Legislative Update Webinar Series
3 interesting webinars coming up this July on the 85th Texas legislature child welfare bills.
Meditation & Self Care
HYP Austin Monthly Workshop, July 25th 3-4:30 pm LifeWorks, ATX
How did Texas Kids Fare in the 85th? 
A child welfare and early childhood legislative debrief fromTexProtects. July 27th, 1:30-3:30 pm, ATX

2017 KIDS COUNT Report: State Trends in Child Wellbeing
Annie E. Casey Foundation’s newest report ranks Texas 41st for child wellbeing.

Coffee Breaks with TXICFW: What Professionals Need to Know About “13 Reasons Why”
We hosted Dr. Amanda Barczyk, from Dell Children’s Trauma and Injury Research Center to discuss teen suicide prevention and the popular Netflix show.

Sexual Activity and Contraceptive Use Among Teenagers in the United States, 2011-2015
Teen sexual activity and contraceptive use has remained steady and/or improved.

A Trauma-Informed Toolkit for Providers in the Field of Intellectual Disabilities
From The Center for Disability Services and ACEresponse

Study explores how adverse parenting styles can follow a multi-generational cycle
New research in Canada exploring how trauma follows families across generations.