News from the Field: March 2020

NFTF March 2020Welcome to our March 2020 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 share all of the creative ways that our field has worked to stay connected in the midst of Coronavirus. We’ve provided links to a variety of free webinars, as well as updates about conference delays/postponements, below.


News From The Field

Brave Conversations: Utilizing trauma-informed approaches to talk to youth about sex
(check back on this website page for updates and Zoom links coming soon)
Led by TXICFW’s Director Dr. Monica Faulkner
Texas Campaign to Present Teen Pregnancy
April 28th, 1pm CST, online

Free Mind Matters Online Series
The Dibble Institute
Dates and topics vary, online, free

Guiding Youth Toward Healthy Relationships: Virtual Webinar
Texas Network of Youth Services
April 2nd, 11:30am – 1pm CST, webinar, free

The Square One Project: Roundtable on the Future of Justice Policy – Austin POSTPONED
Columbia University Justice Lab and Huston-Tillotson University
April 2nd – 4th, Austin, TX, free

Community Town Hall: Disproportionality in Travis County POSTPONED
Child Welfare Race Equity Collaborative
April 4th, 1-3pm, Austin, TX, free

The Texas Campaign’s 9th Annual Statewide Symposium: Learn. Connect. Inspire. POSTPONED
Texas Campaign to Prevent Teen Pregnancy
April 6th-8th, San Antonio, TX, registration cost varies

Family Environment Instability: How early childhood shapes social maladjustments over time: Virtual Webinar
The Dibble Institute
April 8th, 3pm CST, webinar, free,

Military Social Work & Behavioral Health Conference POSTPONED
Institute for Military and Veteran Family Wellness
April 9th & 10th, Austin, TX, Registration cost varies

Psychological First Aid: Helping Others in Times of Stress Webinar
Center for the Application of Substance Abuse Technologies & the American Red Cross
April 13th & 14th, 3-5pm CST, online, free

7th Annual Cultural Inclusion Institute Conference POSTPONED
Cultural Inclusion Institute, UT Health San Antonio School of Nursing
April 22nd & 23rd, Austin, TX, $200 early fee until March 8th

Steps Toward Change: Replacing the Trauma Bond with Healing Relationships: Virtual Webinar
Texas Network of Youth Services
May 7th, 11:30am – 1pm, webinar, free

Bridging Differences: A Day of Research-Based Strategies for Understanding Live Webcast
Greater Good Science Center
May 15th, 8:30am-5pm, PST, price varies

Caring for Yourself and Caring for Others During a Disaster/Epidemic
OHSU Center for Ethics in Health Care
Webinar, free, available any time

Developmental Trauma Disorder: Identifying Critical Moments and Healing Complex Trauma
The National Child Traumatic Stress Network
Virtual webinar, free, view anytime

C.A.S.E. Trainings on Adoption Practice (Trainings can be offered remotely)
Center for Adoption Support and Education
Virtual option available, schedule any time

Swiftly Transitioning to Online Therapy, Legally, Ethically, and Efficiently
Clearly Clinical
Webinar, free, available any time


Preparing Adoptive Parents
Child Welfare Information Gatewa

On the Pathway of Hope
Casey Family Programs

Tribal Leadership Series: Youth Engagement
National Indian Child Welfare Association

Spotlight on Ensuring Meaningful Family Time
Children’s Bureau Express

2019 Community Impact Report
Travis County

The Effects of Violence on Communities: The Violence Matrix as a Tool for Advancing More Just Policies
The Square One Project

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