Supervising from a Trauma-Informed Perspective

Supervising from a trauma-informed perspective

This training will build capacity in supervisors in their role as a key component of a service system that uses a trauma-informed perspective. Participants will learn how to draw on their knowledge, experience and expertise of the child welfare environment and the impact of trauma on clients and staff to educate and support staff doing critical work with children who… Read more »

National Quality Improvement Center for Adoption & Guardianship Support & Preservation

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The National Quality Improvement Center for Adoption and Guardianship Support and Preservation (QIC-AG) was a five-year project working with eight sites that implemented evidence-based interventions or developed and tested promising practices to achieve long-term, stable permanence in adoptive and guardianship homes. Final QIC-AG Report The final report for the QIC-AG project includes an executive summary,… Read more »

PEI Retrospective Data Analysis

TXICFW is conducting the Retrospective Data Analysis for the Prevention and Early Intervention (PEI) project of DFPS. This project entails the aggregation, cleaning, analyses, and dissemination of PEI data collected on families receiving services from 2007 to 2015. Through the examination of descriptive and inferential statistics, the project hopes to uncover valuable information on child… Read more »

TWC Statewide Disabilities Needs Assessment

The Texas Institute for Child & Family Wellbeing conducted periodic statewide needs assessments for the Texas Workforce Commission (TWC). The purpose of the needs assessments is to gain a better understanding of the vocational rehabilitation needs of individuals with disabilities. TWC uses the recommendations which result from the needs assessments to update agency goals, priorities, and strategies. Reports summarizing the two most recent needs… Read more »

COAC Family Connections Project

The Family Connections Project is funded through a federal grant from the Administration on Children and Families. Dr. Faulkner has been contracted by the New York Council on Adoptable Children (COAC), the primary ACF grantee, to oversee the program evaluation for the project.  The purpose of the project is to examine the effectiveness of the… Read more »

OASH Mobilization for Health Award

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The Healthy Youth Partnership (“HYP”) is a volunteer-led collaboration working to support youth-serving professionals in the Central Texas community.  Through the Mobilization for Health: National Prevention Partnership Award, HYP  increased the capacity of the Central Texas community to provide evidence-based sexual health programs to youth through two mechanisms: 1) direct programming to youth to support… Read more »

Cardea Connections Project

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Connecting disconnected youth to programs that support healthy sexual outcomes. The Connections Project aims to reduce the disproportionate pregnancy and birth rate among “disconnected” youth in Texas by connecting youth to knowledge, awareness and services, and connecting service providers to one another. The project seeks to improve youth’s knowledge and awareness of healthy sexuality through use of evidence-based teen… Read more »

SB 44 Needs Assessment

Listening & Learning from the Community: Understanding the needs of families with children who have a serious behavioral or emotional disturbance Roughly 5% of children are classified as having a serious emotional disturbance. Children with a serious emotional disturbance may require extensive and costly medical, behavioral and educational supports. For many families, appropriate resources are… Read more »