November 2020 News From The Field

Welcome 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… Read more »

Available Position: Learning Technology Specialist

Learning Technology Specialist

Job Description: This position will be an essential part of the communications team and will assist with the planning, creation and maintenance of instructional tools, as well as formulate directions and strategies for implementing those tools for the institute’s on-line learning communities and learning resources related to The Texas Foster Care Health Initiative. Apply for… Read more »

Clinician’s Corner 2020 | Everyday Justice: Cultivating Intentional Connection

Clinician's Corner 2020

See the 2020 Clinician’s Corner articles on Medium here! View the 2020 Clinician’s Corner  on  issuu  here! Download PDF of our 2020 Clinician’s Corner here! Welcome to our third installment of the Clinician’s Corner. Our Institute developed Clinician’s Corner as an effort to connect social work practice and research in a two-way conversation. By cultivating… Read more »

October 2020 News From The Field

News From The Field October 2020

Welcome 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… Read more »

TYPS October 2020 Update

Every few months we’ll be updating you on the progress made on the Texas Youth Permanency Study (TYPS) conducted by UT Austin, in partnership with Upbring and sponsored by The Reissa Foundation and The Simmons Foundation. This study is a 5-year longitudinal study following 500 foster youth who are 14 – 21 years old at time of recruitment. Participant recruitment occurs at… Read more »

News from the Field: August 2020

NFTF August 2020

Welcome 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… Read more »

News From The Field: July 2020

Welcome 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… Read more »

TYPS July 2020 Update

TYPS July Update

Every few months we’ll be updating you on the progress made on the Texas Youth Permanency Study (TYPS). This study is a 5-year longitudinal study following 500 foster youth who are 14 – 21 years old at time of recruitment. Participant recruitment occurs at child welfare courts across Texas. During the COVID-19 crisis, we have focused on… Read more »

Girasol’s Trauma-Informed Workbook

Girasol has created a trauma-informed workbook with activities, coloring pages, and information designed to support immigrant women in detention or who have been previously detained. The contents may also be useful for folks in other contexts. Feel free to download and print the workbook! The workbook is currently only in Spanish, and it includes: Metaphor… Read more »