News From the Field: August 2019

NFTFAugustWelcome 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.

This month, we are excited to announce a free upcoming two-part workshop for child welfare professionals. This series is co-hosted by TXICFW and the Texas Center for Child and Family Studies, which is the 501c3 nonprofit arm of the Texas Alliance of Child and Family Services (TACFS), and sponsored by Cynthia Franklin, Ph.D. Two CEUs will be offered for attending the training.

News From The Field

“You Had Me At Hello”: Engaging Challenging Families
Texas Institute for Child & Family Wellbeing & the Texas Center for Child and Family Studies, Sponsored by Cynthia Franklin, Ph.D.
August 28th, 9am – 11am, free, Austin, TX

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Meeting Parents Where They Are Webinar
Texas Campaign to Prevent Teen Pregnancy
August 6th, 10am CST

Trauma and Triumph Border Youth Conference
El Paso Center for Children
August 7th–8th, El Paso, TX

Leading Together: TNOYS’ 2nd Annual Leadership Conference for Nonprofit Executives
Texas Network of Youth Services
August 7-8th, Austin, TX

2019 Play Therapy Symposium: Full Day
UT Steve Hicks School of Social Work
August 9th, 8:30am – 4pm, Austin, TX, $70 for full day

Youth Voice: Building Alliances and Engaging Youth in Your Organization Webinar
TNOYS & Young Adult Leadership Council
August 14th, 10am – 11 am CST, free

Learning about Positive Youth Development: A Free & Fun Course for Youth Work Professionals
The Dibble Institute
August 14th, 3pm – 4pm CST, free

Webinar: Black Girls Experiencing Homelessness: How Factors Such as Hurricane Harvey Make a Bad Situation Worse
TNOYS’ Safety Nets for Students and Families project
August 20th, 10am CST, free, virtual webinar

2019 National Child Welfare Evaluation Summit
Children’s Bureau
August 20th – 21st, Washington DC

Integrating Data Collection and Program Evaluation in Service Planning Webinar
Texas Network of Youth Services
August 21st, 11am – 12pm

Webinar: Integrating Data Collection and Program Evaluation in Service Planning
TNOYS’ Safety Nets for Students and Families project
August 21st, 11am – 12pm CST, free, virtual webinar

Providing Services to LGBTQ Youth in Care
TNOYS and Superior Health Plan
August 22nd, 10am -12pm CST, free, virtual webinar

2019 Austin Skipfest
Foster Angels of Central Texas
August 24th, 9am-12pm, Austin, TX

South Texas Adolescent Health Summit
The Texas Campaign to Prevent Teen Pregnancy
August 28th & 29th, Brownsville, TX, $50 Registration

Sue Fairbanks Lecture in Psychoanalytic Knowledge
Texas Institute for Child & Family Wellbeing & Steve Hicks School of Social Work
September 27th, 1pm – 4pm, free, Austin, TX

Legacy Luncheon
Center for Public Policy Priorities
October 3rd, 11am – 1pm, Austin, TX

43rd Annual NASW Texas Conference
NASW Texas Chapter
October 3rd – 5th, Galveston, TX

Texas Cross Site Learning Retreat
First3Years
October 10th – 11th, 10am, Dallas, TX, free

Healthier Texas Summit
A Collaboration between It’s Time Texas & The University of Texas System
October 17th & 18th, Austin, TX, cost varies

2019 Child Welfare Judges Conference
Children’s Commission
October 21st – 23rd, 8:30am, Austin, TX

We Are Girls Austin 2019 Conference
Girls Empowerment Network
November 16th, 2019, 9am – 3pm

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All Children – All Families 2019 Report
Human Rights Campaign Foundation

Expectant and Parenting Youth in Foster Care: Systems Leaders Data Tool Kit
Annie E. Casey Foundation

How to Implement Trauma-informed Care to Build Resilience to Childhood Trauma
Child Trends

Positive Parenting Tips
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Future Savings: The Economic Potential of Successful Transitions From Foster Care to Adulthood
Jim Casey Youth Opportunities Initiative

Did we miss something? Let us know! Email our Digital Communications Coordinator: allie.long@austin.utexas.edu