UPCOMING EVENTS & TRAININGS

Trust-Based Relational Intervention (TBRI®) Intro and Overview – PRICE REDUCED!

January 31, 2018 – 10:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

BCFS Health & Human Services, 4406 W Piedras, San Antonio, 78228

This training workshop, led by Jessica Kilpatrick, LPC of STARRY, will offer an overview of Trust-Based Relational Intervention (TBRI®).TBRI® is an attachment-based, trauma-informed intervention that is designed to meet the complex needs of vulnerable children. It uses Empowering Principles to address physical needs, Connecting Principles for attachment needs, and Correcting Principles to disarm fear-based behaviors. This 6-hour training workshop costs $30 for TNOYS members and $40 for non-members. An optional lunch will be provided for $10 and CEUs will be offered. Please register to reserve your spot.


 
  Ethical Decision-Making and Boundaries in Youth Services

February 9, 2018 – 12:30 – 4:30 p.m.

LifeWorks East – 835 N Pleasant Valley Rd, Austin, TX 78702

Ethical dilemmas and boundary challenges can arise for youth services providers around a client’s right to self-determination, confidentiality, when managing agency or contract requirements, and in many other situations. Join us for this training workshop to explore the factors that impact ethical decisions, review current frameworks and decision-making strategies for making ethical decisions, consult with colleagues, and draft an individual plan that considers how colleagues, supervisors, and other resources can offer support. The workshop, led by TNOYS’ Jack Nowicki, LCSW and our Youth Partner Gage Kemp, costs $50 for TNOYS members and $75 for non-members. An optional lunch will be served for an additional $10 per person. Ethics CEUs will be offered (does not count for CYC Certification Institute ethics). Please register to reserve your spot.


 

Trust-Based Relational Intervention (TBRI®) Intro and Overview

February 13, 2018 – 10:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Hosted by CityHouse at Collin County Junior League Office
5805 Coit Rd, Plano 75093

This training workshop, led by Jessica Kilpatrick, LPC of STARRY, will offer an overview of Trust-Based Relational Intervention (TBRI®).TBRI® is an attachment-based, trauma-informed intervention that is designed to meet the complex needs of vulnerable children. It uses Empowering Principles to address physical needs, Connecting Principles for attachment needs, and Correcting Principles to disarm fear-based behaviors. This 6-hour training workshop costs $30 for TNOYS members and $40 for non-members. An optional lunch will be provided for $10 and CEUs will be offered. Please register to reserve your spot.


Transition-Age Youth Webinar Series: The Value of Youth Voice and Leadership

Friday February 16, 2018, 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Virtual Webinar

How do early leadership and youth voice opportunities help youth make a successful transition to adulthood and make organizations stronger and more relevant? Join us for part one of a three-part webinar series presented by the Harris Transition Coalition on how to support transition-age youth as they become independent adults. Youth voice is one of the foundational elements of trauma-informed care and is a best practice of positive youth development. Hear TNOYS staff and our youth and adult partners from the Harris Transition Coalition in Houston share research and stories about why youth and family engagement is critical. This webinar is free of charge and CEUs are available. Click here to register, and stay tuned for more information on the upcoming webinars in the series, scheduled for March 28 and April 25. Thank you to the Hogg Foundation for its generous support.


 


TNOYS Winter Member Meeting

Thursday, February 22, 2018, 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

STARRY, 1301 N. Mays Street, Round Rock, TX 78664

TNOYS encourages our members to join us for our Winter Member Meeting, where you’ll have the chance to hear from Sasha Rasco, Associate Commissioner for Prevention and Early Intervention at DFPS; Kristene Blackstone, Associate Commissioner for Child Protective Services at DFPS; Darla Bardine, Executive Director of the National Network for Youth; as well as from TNOYS member organizations leading collaborative work in their communities. Click here to register.


 
  Ethical Decision-Making and Boundaries in Youth Services

February 28, 2018 – 10:00 – 11:30 a.m.

Virtual Webinar

Ethical dilemmas and boundary challenges can arise for youth services providers around a client’s right to self-determination, confidentiality, when managing agency or contract requirements, and in many other situations. Join us for an online training workshop to explore the factors that impact ethical decisions, review current frameworks and decision-making strategies for making ethical decisions, and consider how colleagues, supervisors, and other resources can offer support. This virtual webinar, led by TNOYS’ Jack Nowicki, LCSW and our Youth Partner Gage Kemp, costs $10 for TNOYS members and $25 for non-members. Ethics CEUs will be offered (does not count for CYC Certification Institute ethics). Please register to reserve your spot and a link to the webinar will be emailed to you in advance.


 

PEAKS Adventure Camp

March 11 – March 14 & March 15 – March 18, 2018

Camp Young Judaea, Wimberley, TX

PEAKS Adventure Camp, one of TNOYS’ longest-running and most successful youth engagement programs, will take place again this year in Wimberley, Texas. The PEAKS Adventure incorporates typical camp experiences such as ropes courses, swimming and water activities, creative arts and drama, nature hikes, canoeing, and archery with daily group processing activities and journal writing to help the participants appreciate the emotional impact of the daily activities and overall experience. This creates opportunities for youth to develop meaningful relationships with adults, and for sponsors to gain hands-on training for working with youth in an equal partnership. Youth participant referrals come through CPS caseworkers. Click here to learn more about PEAKS.


 
TNOYS’ 35th Annual Conference on Service to Youth and Families

June 5-8, 2018

Westin Galleria, Houston

The TNOYS 35th Annual Conference will be June 5-8, 2018 again at the Westin Galleria in Houston.  This year we are excited to fully integrate youth and families into our full conference, alongside our traditional audience of providers and other stakeholders. The event will offer dynamic, engaging, and collaborative sessions that allow youth and adults to build concrete skills, learn what’s on the cutting edge in youth services, and be part of a memorable experience.  Click here to visit our conference web page for more information.


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