News from the Field: July 2019

NFTF July 2019This month, we’re featuring a resource on extended foster care. We’re also excited to announce that registration is open for the Sue Fairbanks Lecture in Psychoanalytic Knowledge, scheduled for this September. If you or anyone on your team is interested in learning more about how the psychoanalytic perspective informs clinical understanding and psychotherapeutic care. Admission is free and CEUs will be offered for a $10 payable at the door.

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News From The Field

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


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

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

2019 Austin Skipfest
Foster Angels of Central Texas
August 24th, 9am-12pm, 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
October 10th – 11th, 10am, Dallas, TX, free

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


Healthy Moms Raising Healthy Babies: Central Texas and Statewide Challenges and Opportunities to Support Maternal Behavioral Health During the First Year After Childbirth
Texans Care for Children

Teacher-child closeness as a protective factor for at-risk children experiencing residential mobility
Journal of Applied Developmental Psychology

Accessing Adoption Support and Preservation Services
Child Welfare Information Gateway

2019 Texas State Data Profile on Kids Well-Being
Annie E. Casey Foundation

Exploring How We Build, Understand, and Apply Evidence in Child Welfare: The 2019 National Child Welfare Evaluation Summit and Child Welfare Virtual Expo
Capacity Building Center for States & Children’s Bureau Express

Promising Program Models for Extended Foster Care & Transition Services
Mainspring Consulting

Supporting Older Youth Beyond Age 18: Examining Data and Trends in Extended Foster Care
Child Trends

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