News From The Field: March 2017

News From The Field: March 2017This month, we’re featuring a 2017 publication on Texas sexuality education curriculum. We also have some early spring conferences coming up, a few things are still buzzing at the Capitol, some self-care, and a couple of new resources for you. Check them all out below!

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A Road Map from Research to Practice: Upbring Conference on Child Maltreatment

Upbring: on April 10th, 8am-6pm in Austin, TXICFW will be presenting early findings from The Texas Youth Permanency Study.

2017 Texas Fatherhood Summit: Strengthening Services to Support Fathers

Join the UT Austin Child & Family Research Partnership and Texas DFPS PEI at the AT&T Conference Center, March 24th, 8-5pm.

Texas Campaign to Prevent Teen Pregnancy 6th Annual Symposium
March 29th-31st in Grapevine TX- March 1st is the last day for EARLY BIRD registration!

Social Work Advocacy Day
NASWTX: At the Capitol, March 6th, 9-3pm

Texas Network of Youth Services Annual Conference
Call for Presenters is now open! Deadline March 14th

New Tx Sex Ed Report: A Conspiracy of Silence
TFN releases an update on their 2009 report on what sex ed curriculums TX school districts are using.

The Impact of Trauma on the Developing Child
UTSSW: Bruce Perry will be speaking on April 4th, 11-12pm as part of The 2016-2017 Dean’s Lecture Series in the Utopia Theater


Did we miss something? Let us know by contacting TXICFW Communications Coordinator, Kate McKerlie ( if you would like us to start including your events and opportunities.