March  eNews
2019 Regional Conference

You are invited to join us for our 2019 Regional Conference as we discuss impact of trauma on our communities and reflection strategies to promote resilience for children and families. Our neighborhoods need your expertise to build stronger communities.

 First3Years Members: $35 | Non-Members:$45

Earn 5 CEUs

This year's Regional Conference will focus on Trauma and Child Development. Specifically we will discuss domestic violence and the implications on families. Joi n us for this very important, day long conference to learn about strategies and systems to support our youngest Texans who have experienced adversity. We aim to help you learn more about the following: 
  • The prevalence and impact of trauma in our neighborhoods
  • Early Brain Development in the context of traumatic experiences
  • Rates of domestic violence and systems to support families
  • Reflective practice and the intensity of this work
  • Reflection support through an onsite 'reflection room' with supervisors to guide the process.
For more Information, click HERE

Tentative Agenda
8:30 am | Check-in
9:00 am - 11:30 am | Keynote on Domestic Violence with Dr. Amy Chanmugam of UTSA
11:30 - 12:30 | Lunch and Networking
12:30 - 1:00 pm | Briefing of The Brain Architecture Game
1:00 - 3:00 pm | Interactive Session Playing The Brain Architecture Game in Small Groups
3:00 pm | Wrap-up and Conference Surveys


Interested in becoming a vendor at our conference? 
Click here for more information. 

Par-Tee for Babies

October 7th, 2019
Las Colinas Country Club
4400 N O'Connor Rd, Irving, TX 75062

Join us on Monday, October 7th at the newly renovated Las Colinas Country Club in Irving for the  3rd Annual Par-Tee for Babies Presented By Joe Funk Construction. The day's activities start at 10:30 AM with registration and tee practice with lunch to follow. This scramble-style tournament will begin with a 1:00 PM shotgun start. The tournament concludes with a Cocktail and Awards Reception featuring  a silent auction.

Register HERE !

Fill The Think Tank 
Progress Report

Fill the Think Tank 2019 Progress

26 Scholarships Awarded

26 Memberships Awarded

6 Webinars Sessions Attended

3 Chapter Events Attended

24 Registrations for Future Training Events 


Thank you to all of those who contributed to our Fill the Think Tank Scholarship Fund! 

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Upcoming Trainings

March Webinar Series | Trauma and Child Behavior
Topic: Trauma and Early Brain Development | Strategies to Support Resilience 

Dallas Food for Thought
Trauma & Child Development: Specific Strategies with Natalie Baerwaldt, MS, IMH-E (IV)
March 29 |  9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
The Madison |  15851 Dallas Pkwy, Addison, 75001

Houston Food for Thought
Challenging Behaviors in Early Childhood 
with Tosha Smith
March 27 | 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
United Way of Greater Houston | 50 Waugh Dr., 77007


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