UPCOMING EVENTS & TRAININGS

 
TNOYS Membership Meeting

April 15, 9:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

Virtual Meeting

TNOYS members are invited to join us for a membership meeting on April 15. This meeting is open to all TNOYS members.

During the meeting, we’ll hear from the new Texas Department of Family and Protective Services Commissioner, Jamie Masters, as well as from Kristene Blackstone, Associate Commissioner for Child Protective Services, and Sasha Rasco, Associate Commissioner for Prevention and Early Intervention within DFPS.
 
Please note: this meeting has moved to an online format. We will send more details and login instructions to all registrants as the date gets closer. Please register here, or email info@tnoys.org should you have questions.
 

Steps Toward Change: Replacing the Trauma Bond with Healing Relationships

May 7, 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Virtual Webinar

This training will offer an opportunity to better understand the connection between trauma exposure and sexual exploitation. How does poor attachment actually increase risk and trauma-coerced bonding? As caregivers or providers, how can we help children experiencing blocked trust, build connections and heal from the trauma of exploitation? This webinar is being presented as part of an ongoing training series co-hosted by TNOYS and Centene Corporation. Click here to register for this webinar as well as other webinars in this series.


 
 Providing Services to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Youth in Care

June 4, 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Virtual Webinar

In this training, service providers will learn how to appropriately discuss sexual orientation and gender identity. Participants will also learn how to address the needs of LGBT youth, particularly those in foster care, by gaining insight about their experiences and concerns. This webinar is being presented as part of an ongoing training series co-hosted by TNOYS and Centene Corporation. Click here to register for this webinar as well as other webinars in this series. 


 
SAVE THE DATE: TNOYS’ 37th Annual Conference on Services to Youth and Families

June 23-26, 2020

Westin Galleria, Houston

Professionals and youth are invited to join us for TNOYS’ Annual Conference, which will feature interactive workshops, inspiring keynote presentations, and fun events and activities to help attendees strengthen their skills to serve Texas’ youth. 

Conference registration is now open! Register here, or visit our conference web page for more details.


Free Workshop: Transforming Lives through Evidence-Based Supported Employment

September 3, 9:00 a.m. -12:00 p.m.

LifeWorks East Site, 835 N Pleasant Valley Rd, Austin,TX

Earn CEUs while you connect with your peers during this upcoming Shared Learning Workshop, which was created in partnership with LifeWorks. This Free workshop will provide an introduction to supported employment, explore the principles of IPS (Individual Placement and Support) in practice, and allow for idea sharing among participants. Click here to register for more information.


 Interested in sponsoring or co-hosting a TNOYS event?  Please contact us at events@tnoys.org to discuss upcoming opportunities.