News from the Field: September 2019

September 2019 NFTFThis month, we are excited about the upcoming workshop on family stressors. The workshop is part of our free two-part series for child welfare professionals. This series is co-hosted by TXICFW and the Texas Center for Child and Family Studies, which is the 501c3 nonprofit arm of the Texas Alliance of Child and Family Services (TACFS). Two CEUs will be offered for attending the training.

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News From The Field

Charting Family Stressors: How to Quickly Diagnose & Assess Your Complex Trauma Cases
Texas Institute for Child & Family Wellbeing & the Texas Center for Child and Family Studies
October 17th, 2pm – 4pm, free, Austin, TX


Clinic Efficiency: The Tools of the Trade
The Texas Campaign to Prevent Teen Pregnancy
September 18th, 12pm CST, virtual webinar

Effectiveness in Child Welfare: Our Role in Improving the Lives of Children and Families
Child Welfare Capacity Building Collaborative
September 19th, 9am – 4pm, virtual webinar

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

Legacy Luncheon
Center for Public Policy Priorities
October 3rd, 11am – 1pm, Austin, TX

43rd Annual NASW Texas Conference
NASW Texas Chapter
October 3rd – 5th, Galveston, TX

Texas Cross Site Learning Retreat
October 10th – 11th, 10am, Dallas, TX, free

Healthier Texas Summit
A Collaboration between It’s Time Texas & The University of Texas System
October 17th & 18th, Austin, TX, cost varies

2019 Child Welfare Judges Conference
Children’s Commission
October 21st – 23rd, 8:30am, Austin, TX

Young Minds Matter; Communities Connecting for Well-Being
Hogg Foundation for Mental Health and Prevention Institute
October 23rd, 9 am – 5pm, Houston, TX, free

Central Texas Regional Summit: Expanding Workforce Opportunities
Community Advancement Network
October 25th, 9 am – 1:30 pm, San Marcos, TX, free

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

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

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


Working with Youth to Develop a Transition Plan
Child Welfare Information Gateway

Four Ways to Support Teens’ Social-Emotional Development at School
Greater Good Science Center

Considerations and Strategies for Engaging Tribes and Tribal Families
 Children’s Bureau’s Capacity Building Center for States and Capacity Building Center for Tribes

Taking Action: Positioning Low-Income Workers to Succeed in a Changing Economy
The Hatcher Group, courtesy of the Annie E. Casey Foundation

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