News From The Field: May 2018

NFTFMay2018This month we’re featuring a new article on the Bruce Perry Show, as well as events and resources in the field of child welfare. Check it all out below!

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News From the Field:

Coffee Breaks with TXICFW Facebook Live Session: Healing Through Connection: Walking alongside foster families
May 30th, 2018 10:30-11 am, 0.5 CEUs

Call for presenters: 2018 Strengthening Youth and Families Conference will take place Nov. 5-8, 2018 at the San Luis Resort and Conference Center, Galveston, TX., applications due May 31st.

Education Reach for Texans 9th Annual Conference 
May 31-June 2nd, Denton TX

The Healing Trauma Summit
FREE 24 online training sessions on advances in neuroscience, attachment therapy, spiritual psychology, and embodied approaches to heal and transform trauma – Starts June 4th

TNOYS 35th Annual Conference on Service To Youth & Families
June 5-8th, Houston Texas

Paradise Lost: The Neurobiology of Child Abuse & Neglect
June 12th, 7:45am-9:15 am, Dell Medical School, ATX

Safe and Supportive Schools: Promising Strategies & Next Steps for Policymakers.
Texans Care for Children, June 12th 1-3pm, ATX

FREE Webinar: Measuring Trauma-Informed Care using ARTIC Scale
June 12th, 2-4 CT; June 19th 9-11 CT

7th Annual Play Therapy Symposium
SHSSW: June 22nd, 8:30-4pm

Texas Fatherhood Summit
UT Child and Family Research Partnership and Texas DFPS PEI host. June 29th, ATX

The Road to Recovery: Supporting Children with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Who Have Experienced Trauma
July 16th-17th, ATX

Center for Adolescent Studies: Building Authentic Relationships (BARS) with Teens Online Training Course

The latest data briefs from the Texas Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS)

DFPS Prevention &Early Intervention is offering a FREE 2018 Parenting Tips Calendar to all Texas Youth, and Family Service Organizations.

2018 Prevention Resource Guide: Keeping Children Safe and Families Strong in Supportive Communities

Center for Public Policy Priorities: Women and Family Policy Resources 

Chronicle of Social Change: Inside the Bruce Perry Show

Hogg Foundation for Mental Health: Fostering Resilience in Our Communities

Five ways to help teens feel good about themselves

Two studies point to the power of teacher-student relationships to boost learning

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