News From The Field: February 2018

News from the field feb. 2018Welcome 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’s News in the Field features some great upcoming professional development opportunities on issues such as trauma and immigration, self-care and leadership development. We’ve included some new Travis County-specific data reports and some new publications and articles on child welfare. Enjoy!

News from the Field

Coffee Breaks with TXICFW: How to build healthier caregiver-child relationships
Tomorrow, February 22nd, 2-2: 30 pm on FB Live  0.5 Free CEUs available

27th Annual Texas School Social Workers Conference
February 21-23, ATX

HYP’s “You as a Leader” Leadership Training Series
Session 1: Leading From Your Values, February 23rd

Trauma and Resilience in the Community – Webinar
ACEs Connection: February 26th, 9 am CT

La Linea Defensa Training
Grassroots leadership: February 28th & Mar. 3rd, ATX

HYP Monthly Workshop: Let’s talk Immigration
February 28th, 3-4: 30 pm, 1.5 Free CEUs, ATX

 OSTex Conference: “Grow, Improve, Lead” 
Learn All The Time: FREE, March 3rd, ATX

Call for Presenters: 2018 Partners in Prevention Conference
DFPS Prevention & Early Intervention Division. submissions due March 15th, Conference is Sept 26-27 in Arlington, TX

Environmental justice, racism, and health disparities
The Dean Jack Otis Social Problem and Social Policy Lecture series, March 21st, 9-11:30 am, 2.5 CEUs, $10, SHSSW

The New Social Worker Spring 2018 Webinar Series
Starts March 21st.

TNOYS: Transition-Age Youth Webinar Series: What Do Transition-Age Youth Need?
March 28th, 10 am

Texas Campaign to Prevent Teen Pregnancy’s 7th Annual Symposium 
Empowering the Next Generation: April 16-18, 2018, ATX

Fellow SHSSW research Institute, The Health Behavior Research and Training Institute (HBRT) developed Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder training modules for the CDC.

3 Former TXICFW Student Research Assistants (Anayeli, Ana & Dora) doing important work in Texas’ detention centers, helping detained families by collaborating with UT Law students.

Travis County Snapshot Report from the American Community Survey 2016

2017 Central Health Demographic Report

Youth Parents and Pregnant Youth in DFPS Conservatorship: Fiscal Year 2017

The prevalence of adverse childhood experiences, nationally, by state, and by race or ethnicity

Interagency, Cross-Sector Collaboration to Improve Care for Vulnerable Children: Lessons from Six State Initiatives.

Steps Forward: Progress Report on National Strategy to Eliminate Child Abuse and Neglect Fatalities

The Opioid Epidemic: Impact on Children and Families.

Young children’s internalizing and externalizing behaviors after mothers exit welfare: Comparisons with children of non-welfare mothers

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