Resource Letter:

For Judges and Attorneys Handling Child Welfare Cases

May 1, 2023

Announcement: TNOYS 40th Annual Conference

The Texas Network of Youth Services (TNOYS) is offering discounts to legal professionals to attend their upcoming Annual Conference hosted in two formats: a one-day, virtual conference on Thursday, May 18 and an in-person conference on June 13-16.

Led by the theme Unearth Your Brilliance, the 40th anniversary event will feature 50+ workshops on topics such as the intersection of juvenile justice and youth homelessness, human trafficking identification and response, youth-adult partnership, understanding trauma responses, and much more. Additionally, TNOYS’ conference is unique because young people join as attendees and presenters alongside professionals, putting the power of youth-adult partnership into action. The conference digital program includes information about all workshops.

Legal professionals who will attend the virtual conference may enter coupon code JL60 when registering. 


Register Here

Early bird registration ends May 3!

Special Breakfast for the CSE Legal Community

TNOYS is also hosting a special stakeholder breakfast on the last conference day (Friday, June 16). This event is exclusive to those who serve youth impacted by Commercial Sexual Exploitation (CSE). CSE services providers, the CSE legal community (including child welfare and juvenile justice judges, lawyers, and advocates), and state agencies will come together to network, share challenges and best practices, and hear updates from the field. Breakfast will be provided. Please use the conference registration form to RSVP, and refer to the TNOYS events page for more information.


Having trouble viewing this message? Try View as Webpage
For a complete list of Resource Letters, please visit the Children's Commission webpage. Information provided by the Children’s Commission should not be read as a commentary by the Supreme Court of Texas or any other court. The Children’s Commission website is not equipped to facilitate dialogue or conversation about matters related to the information in this communique. For more information about the Children’s Commission, please visit our website.