News from the Field: May 2017

News From The Field: May 2017This month, we’re featuring a publication on middle school dropouts in Texas. We’re also sharing local conferences early in the month and June, and a few resources and reports from local organizations.

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May is National Foster Care Month

May is National Teen Pregnancy Prevention Month

Clinician’s Corner Facebook Live Session: Social Workers can Collaborate with Physicians to Create ACEs-informed Care

May 1st, 12-12:30 pm on our Facebook! 0.5 FREE CEUs

Exploring Adult Attachment Patterns, Child Placement & the Therapeutic Process

May 9-10th, 8-4:30 pm, Settlement Home in WilCo.

Intimate Partner Violence and Pediatrics 

Free Webinar, May 10th

2017 Cross-Discipline Trauma Conference of Central Texas

 Join Austin Child Guidance Center on May 11-12th, AT&T Executive Education and Conference Center, Austin TX

7th Annual HYP Provider Conference: Raise their Voice: Intersectional Work with Youth

Austin Community College Eastview Campus, May 23rd, 8:30-4:30 pm. 6 CEUs available

Psychoanalytic Lunch & Learns: From Childhood to Adult Attachment

join us on June 20 at 11:30 am -1:00 pm. Registration opens May 22

2017 National Sexual Assault Conference (NSAC)

Hosted by TAASA in Dallas, TX June 7-9

TNOYS 34th Annual Conference on Service to Youth and Families

June 28th-30th, Houston, TX

DSHS Survey: Children with Special Health Care Needs

DSHS is seeking input from ANY Texas family who has a child or young adult with special health care needs.

New Report: Raise The Age: 17 year-olds in the Criminal Justice System

Detailed analysis from several local agencies on what happens when we send 17 year-olds into the adult criminal justice system.

Report: Stuck in The Middle Grades

The Center for Public Policy Priorities‘ new report on middle school dropouts in Texas. 

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.