News From The Field: September 2020

NFTF September 2020Welcome to our monthly feature, 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 the first in a series of new monthly TXICFW trainings. Please join Girasol Program Coordinator Ana Vidina Hernández in an hour long training for social work students and professionals on rest and healing in the face of societal oppression and a global pandemic.

News From The Field

Conducting Tele-Mental Health Assessments for Immigration Cases
Girasol at the Texas Institute for Child & Family Wellbeing
October 7th, 2020, 12pm-2pm, online, 2 CEUs, $10 suggested donation
SOLD OUT – Waitlist available

Trauma-Informed Work with Mixed Status Families in the Context of COVID-19
Girasol at the Texas Institute for Child & Family Wellbeing
October 21st, 2020, 12pm-2pm, online, 2 CEUs, $10 suggested donation
SOLD OUT – Waitlist available

It’s OK to Not Be OK
Texas Institute for Child & Family Wellbeing
October 30th, 2020, 12-1pm, 1 CEU, $10

Meet Girasol Mondays: A Free Monthly Gathering to Learn More About Girasol!
Girasol at the Texas Institute for Child & Family Wellbeing
Second Monday of the Month, 12pm-1pm, online, free

Mental Health Collaborative Monthly Consultation Groups: Support for Girasol Mental Health Collaborative Members
Girasol at the Texas Institute for Child & Family Wellbeing
Dates and times vary, online, free

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LGBTQIA+ Youth & Young Adult Policy Listening Sessions
Texas Network of Youth Services
October 2nd & October 9th, 3-4:30pm, virtual, free (youth receive $75 for participating)

Social Workers: Generations Strong – NASW/TX Virtual Conference
National Association of Social Workers, Texas Chapter
October 8th-10th, virtual, cost varies

The Future is Now: Texas Child Care Administrators Virtual Conference
Texas Alliance of Child and Family Services
October 19th-21st, virtual, more information to come

Creating the Healthiest Nation: Preventing Violence – Annual Meeting & Expo
American Public Health Association
October 24th-28th, virtual, registration cost varies

Grief and Loss Consortium Symposium
Steve Hicks School of Social Work at UT Austin
October 29th, 1pm-4pm, virtual

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2020 Texas Child Care Market Rate Survey
Texas Institute for Child & Family Wellbeing

Safe Babies Evaluation Report
Texas Institute for Child & Family Wellbeing

Childhood Trauma: Changing Minds
Futures Without Violence

The Latinx Data Gap in the Youth Justice System
Alianza for Youth Justice and UCLA’s Latino Policy and Politics Initiative

Did we miss something? Let us know! Email our Digital Communications Coordinator: allie.long@austin.utexas.edu