November 2021 News From the Field

November social work newsIn our November 2021 News From the Field feature, find the latest social work news, resources, and professional development opportunities from across Texas and nationally. If you haven’t already, sign up to get our monthly e-newsletter in your inbox.

This month, learn about initial findings from our new Texas Youth Permanency Study and discover upcoming events from projects led at the Texas Institute for Child & Family Wellbeing and external organizations.


New TXICFW Study on Adverse Childhood Experiences & Trauma-Informed Healthcare
Texas Institute for Child & Family Wellbeing

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Texas Campaign’s 11th Annual Statewide Symposium
The Texas Campaign is accepting presentations for their upcoming in-person and hybrid symposium on April 25–27 in San Antonio, TX. Deadline to submit presentations is December 1, 2021.

Housing 201: CSH Racial Disparities and Disproportionality Index
Corporation for Supportive Housing & Casey Family Programs
December 2, virtual, free

Strengthening Families Webinar: Racism, Anti-Racism, and the Social Ecology
Center for the Study of Social Policy
December 9, virtual, free

How Social Workers Can Help Students Learn to Thrive and Heal in the Midst of an International Public Health Crisis
NASW Institute
December 14, virtual, $30 non-member and $20 member

Building a Trauma-Informed Community: The San Antonio Experience
Injury and Violence Prevention Center at the Colorado School of Public Health
December 15, virtual, free

The 37th Annual San Diego International Conference on Child and Family Maltreatment
Chadwick Center for Children and Families
January 22–28, $525 in-person and $300 virtual

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Engaging Indigenous Families and Communities
Child Welfare Information Gateway

Anti-Racist Evaluation Strategies: A Guide for Evaluation Teams

Reunification in Custodial Grandfamilies: An Examination of Resilient Family Processes (2021)
Dlobin-MacNab, M. L.; Smith, G. C.; Hayslip Jr., B.

Toolkit for Child Welfare Agencies to Help Young People Heal and Thrive During and After Natural Disasters
Child Trends

The Role of Leaders in Engaging Youth and Families to Achieve Timely Permanency for Children and Youth Waiting to Be Adopted
Capacity Building Center for States

Mi Hermana’s Keeper: Toolkit of Promising Practices for Juvenile Justice Prevention Programs Supporting Latina Youth
Southwest Key Programs

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