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UPCOMING TRAININGS AND EVENTS
The Brain on Trauma: Using Physiological Cues to Guide Assessment & Relationship Building with Survivors of Human Trafficking
January 16, 2019
CHI St. Luke's Health
This talk will present an overview of the body's physiological survival response, and will explain how this natural response may lead to complex post-traumatic stress symptoms.  Basic guidelines for working with trauma survivors will be covered.  Speaker Naomi Azar, Ph.D, will hold 3 seminars around Houston.  Register here for the evening event at CHI St. Luke's Health, here for the morning event at Third Coast Restaurant, and here for the 1/17 event at Lone Star College.
ADDA-SR 31st Annual Conference: Leading the Way in ADHD & Comorbid Conditions
February 9, 2019

Houston Community College
This conference is designed for families, mental health professionals, educators, and adults with ADHD and comorbid conditions.  Experts in the field will present 22 breakout sessions based on the latest research.  For more information, click here.
National Center for Missing & Exploited Children: Spotlight on Exploitation
February 7, 2019

UT Health
This workshop will provide child welfare stakeholders knowledge & resources to address, combat, and prevent the exploitation and trafficking of youth in the child welfare system. Free CEUs. Register here.
February 23, 2019
United Way of Greater Houston
February 27-28, 2019
Region 4
 
Region 4
 
April 19-21, 2019
Life HTX

 
April 27, 2019
Hogg Middle School
 
 
Upcoming Events
Resource Fair, Mental Health & Wellness Workshop

Jan. 5th & Feb. 2nd
SAFE Diversity Communities
9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
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2019 Texas Mental Health Capitol Day Rally
 
February 6th
Austin, TX
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Read More
Laughter Yoga

February 7th
The Jung Center
10:30 p.m. - 11:30 p.m.
Read More
Trans 101: Working with Transgender Clients

February 15th
The Preserve
8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Read More
School-Based Policing Incorporating Restorative Practices

February 15th
Region 4
8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Read More
Spirituality & Public Action

February 21st
The Jung Center
7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Read More
Have an event or resource you think people should know about? Send it to Josephine Engels.
COMMUNITY CORNER 
ORGANIZATIONS NEEDED: TOBACCO FREE WORKPLACE PROGRAM
 
The Taking Texas Tobacco Free (TTTC project) promotes wellness among Texans by partnering with healthcare organizations to build capacity for system wide, sustainable initiatives that will reduce tobacco use and second hand smoke exposure among employees. TTTC is currently seeking new participants, specifically agencies that provide substance abuse treatment interventions.  For more information, contact Bryce Kyburz at bryce.kyburz@integralcare.org and click here.
JOB OPENINGS
NEWS
 
Harris County
Family Clinician
 
Kids in Needs of Defense (KIND)
RESOURCES
Resources in Response to School Shootings
The National Child Traumatic Stress Network has developed resources to help families and communities in the wake of school shootings. Access the resources at the link above. 

Free Crisis Counseling in Galveston County
Family Service Center (FSC) of Galveston CountyTeen Health Center, and Krist Samaritan Counseling Center have teamed up to offer free counseling services to community members in Galveston County.  Learn more at the above links.
The Center for School Behavioral Health at Mental Health America of Greater Houston serves as a “living laboratory” for incubating innovative, cost-effective and replicable best practices to improve the behavioral health of students by facilitating collective action; providing highly specialized professional development opportunities, technical assistance and community education; and conducting research, advocacy, and policy analysis. Read More.      

The School Behavioral Health Collaborative engages school district personnel, behavioral health providers, advocates, education-related and child-serving agencies, parents, and other stakeholders in collaborative efforts to improve the prevention, identification and treatment of behavioral health issues among youth. Learn more here or email Janet Pozmantier.
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