News From The Field: June 2019

NFTF June 2019This month, we’re featuring a resource on adolescent reproductive health. We’re also excited to share several free webinars that are available to you at any time! Recorded webinars provide added benefit of catering to your busy schedule whenever works best for you, so you can always be learning while on the go.

Welcome 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.

News From The Field

June Sister Circle Meeting
Black Mamas ATX
June 30th, 2:30pm – 4:30pm, Austin, TX, free

Mission Possible: All Systems Go! Conference
Texas Systems of Care and Community Resource Coordination Groups
July 17th – 19th, Austin, TX, $150-$175

Are We Moving the Needle? Updating Understanding and Approaches in Domestic Violence
UT Austin Steve Hicks School of Social Work & the Institute on Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault
July 25th, 9am – 4pm, $105, Austin, TX

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

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

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

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

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

Promoting Equitable Outcomes Regarding the Family First Prevention Services Act
Annie E. Casey Foundation
Webinar, free, available any time

Trauma Systems Therapy for Foster Care (TST-FC)
Annie E. Casey Foundation
Webinar, free, available any time

Working with Schools to Support Homeless Students
Texas Homeless Education Office
Webinar, free, available any time

Understanding Legal Rights of Youth
Texas Appleseed
Webinar, free, available any time

Understanding Normalcy and Why It Matters
Texas CASA
Webinar, free ($10 for non-members requesting CEUs), available any time


2019 Kids Count Data Book: State Trends in Child Well-Being
Annie E. Casey Foundation

Becoming a Community for Strengthening Families: The Words We Use
Children’s Bureau Express

Adolescent Reproductive Health Fact Sheets
Office of Adolescent Health

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

Fostering Families Develops Thriving Families
Children’s Bureau Express

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