News from the Field: October 2019

News From The Field: October 2019This month, we are excited about the new Adopting as a Single Parent resource from Child Welfare Information Gateway and the Ethics in Social Work workshop, put together by our friends and colleagues over at the Steve Hicks School of Social Work.

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News From The Field

EDUCARE’s Path to Compassionate Cultural Care for Aging LGBTQ+ Workshop (CEUs Available)
MIR Care Consultants, Inc.
October 29th, 8am – 3pm, Austin, TX, $10-40

Ethics in Social Work: Using Informed Self Awareness to Support Practice
Steve Hicks School of Social Work
October 30th, 9am – 12pm, Austin, TX, $75

Connecting Learning to Families: 2019 Partners in Prevention Conference
Texas Department of Family and Protective Services
November 5th – 7th, Austin, TX, $125-$150

Cheers! Annual Happy Hour at the Highball, Austin
The Texas Campaign to Prevent Teen Pregnancy
November 6th, 5:30pm CST, $50

Caring for Children Who Have Experienced Early Trauma Webinar
Texas Network of Youth Services
November 7th, 11am CST, free

Mental Health First Aid
Hogg Foundation for Mental Health and Bastrop County Cares
November 13th, 8:30am – 5pm

We Are Girls Austin 2019 Conference
Girls Empowerment Network
November 16th, 2019, 9am – 3pm


Adopting as a Single Parent
Child Welfare Information Gateway

Foster Care Needs Assessment: July 2019
Texas Department of Family and Protective Services

Strategies for Authentic Integration of Family and Youth Voice in Child Welfare
Capacity Building Center for States

Children Living in High-Poverty, Low-Opportunity Neighborhoods
The Annie E. Casey Foundation

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