Austin Chapter Meetings

 

The Austin Chapter of First3Years is excited to present their meeting schedule for 2018!

The Austin Chapter of First3Years offers monthly professional development opportunities on early childhood topics with a focus on children 0-5. All providers and caregivers welcome.

To register for a meeting please click the date you wish to attend. 

 

UP NEXT:

 

November 14th | Early Childhood Legislative Update: Texans Care for Children| 9:00AM – 10:30AM

 

Presented by David Feigen, Policy Associate

 

This training will provide an update on the state of early childhood issues ahead of the 86th Legislative Session.

Objectives: *Participants will be able to explain early childhood issues as they relate to the upcoming Legislative Session *Participants will learn what Texans Care for Children will be supporting in upcoming bills * Participants will be able to learn what they can do to be a part of the upcoming session

 

To Register for FREE, click the event title above

 

***PLEASE NOTE LOCATION CHANGE***

Communities in Schools of Central Texas – Central Office

3000 South IH-35, Suite 200, Austin, TX 78704

Large Conference Room on 2nd Floor

 

More About David

David Feigen is currently a Early Childhood Policy Associate at Texans Care for Children. He leads the organization’s advocacy work on pre-k, child care, and other policy priorities. David produces policy briefs, reports, blogs, presentations and other policy materials. He also conducts extensive research on relevant policy issues. In the past, David has been a Legislative Director for Texas State Rep. Helen Giddings, as well as a Legislative Aide for Texas State Rep. Celia Israel. David graduated from the University of Texas at Austin with majors in Government and Political Communication.

 

Earn 1.5 CEU’s

 

UPCOMING:

December Mtg. Cancelled due to Holiday Season

 

January 16th | Real Life Ethics | 9:00AM – 10:30:AM

Presented by Brandi Winters, LCSW

 

Real Life Ethics – The Challenges We Confront in Our Daily Practice and How to Navigate Them will provide an interactive forum in which the group will share and discuss Ethics from the perspective of dilemmas providers encounter in their daily work and strategies used to maintain best practices. The group will review mental health provider Ethical Standards (Psych., LPC, SW, etc.) in depth and openly discuss day-to-day experiences and challenges pertaining to overcoming ethical challenges.

 

Objectives: *Participants will become familiar with details outlined in each Ethical Standard *Participants will have the opportunity to share real life ethical dilemmas and utilize the knowledge within the group to discuss strategies and solutions to maintaining an ethical practice *Participants will be guided through discussion pertaining to resources for support when confronting ethical dilemmas

 

More About Brandi

Brandi Winters currently provides Individual and Family Therapy to children, adolescents, and adults and her private practice Counselors of Texas. She also facilitates CEU presentations and trainings and is experienced in the Clinical Supervision of LCSW applicants. In the past, Brandi worked as the Director of The Settlement Home RTC. Some of Brandi’s other previous positions include Clinical Program Manager at Meridell Achievement Center, Program Therapist at Meridell Achievement Center, and Graduate Academic Advisor at UT Austin’s School of Social Work. Brandi has numerous certifications and licenses including as a TBRI Practitioner and Educator, Board Certified Clinical Supervisor, LCSW, and EDMR Certified. Brandi attended university at UT Austin where she got a BA in Social Work and later a MS, also in Social Work.

 

Earn 1.5 CEUs!

 

People’s Community Clinic 

1101 Camino La Costa, Austin TX 78752

 

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Meeting Benefits:

– Easily accessible, quality trainings from experts in early childhood topics applicable to your work

– The ability to network and develop relationships with peers and colleagues within your field locally

– Opportunities for leadership

– Continuing education credits and access to other professional development opportunities such as conference and online webinars.

If you would like to join the Austin Chapter list to receive electronic notifications of upcoming monthly training topics, please email: austin@first3yearstx.org.