News From The Field: November 2018
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Happy #GivingTuesday! In the spirit of giving- Here’s a nice list of local opportunities to brush up on important topics like immigration, youth mental health, holiday stress before year end!
News From The Field
#GivingTuesday Opportunity: Help fund Girasol’s border trip
Girasol, November 28, 5:30 – 7:30 pm, Austin
December 14, 11:30 – 1 pm, Austin, $5
Healthy Youth Partnership, November 27, 3 – 4:30 pm, Austin
Texans Care for Children, December 3, 2:30 – 4:30 pm, Austin
Steve Hicks School of Social Work, December 4, 12 – 1:30 pm, webinar, $35
Texas Network of Youth Services, December 6, 10:30 – 11:30am, webinar
December 6, 1 – 4 pm, Austin
Annie E. Casey Foundation, December 6, 12 pm Central Time, webinar
TNOYS with Texas Appleseed, December 13, 2 – 3 pm, webinar
TNOYS with Texas Appleseed, January 10, 2 – 3 pm, webinar
Child & Family Research Partnership: PEI Fatherhood Evaluation: Community and Statewide Efforts to Support and Engage Fathers
Journal of Adolescent Health: Longitudinal Change in Parent-Adolescent Communication About Sexuality
The Center for State Child Welfare Data: The Dynamics of Foster Home Recruitment and Retention
Annie E. Casey Foundation: Fostering Youth Transitions: Using Data to Drive Policy and Practice Decisions
Annie E. Casey Foundation: 2018 Texas Profile: Transition-Age Youth in Foster Care
Texas Children’s Commission: Texas Child Protection Law Bench Book
Chronicle of Social Change: Foster Care Numbers up for Fifth Straight Year, Federal Data Released Today Shows
Journal of Adolescent Health: Suicide Attempt Admissions From a Single Children’s Hospital Before and After the Introduction of Netflix Series 13 Reasons Why *Watch TXICFW’s Coffee Break Facebook Live session about this topic here.
Journal of Adolescent Health: Youth Engagement and Participation: Field-Building Across Research and Practice
Child Welfare Capacity Building Collaborative: Authentic Voices Video Series: Sharing Our Perspective
Tis the Season… for Holiday giving and volunteer opportunities!
Foster Care Alumni Association Annual Holiday Celebration
Junior League of Austin Coats for Kids
Foundation Communities Holiday Assistance Program
Austin Police Operation Blue Santa
Travis County Sheriff’s Office Brown Santa