• Social Media_shortcode
  • Search

Announcements and Upcoming Events Archive

/ Announcements and Upcoming Events Archive

APSAC’s 25th Anniversary Colloquium Call for Abstracts

APSAC’s 25th Anniversary Colloquium Call for Abstracts 
The American Professional Society on the Abuse of Children has extended its deadline for abstract to October 16, 2017. The event will provide intensive training in the field of child maltreatment. APSAC is particularly interested in proposals for training related to refugee families and child torture and trafficking.

Emerson Collective Immigration Innovation Incubator

Emerson Collective Immigration Innovation Incubator 
The Emerson Collective is seeking tools, technologies, and ideas that will improve immigrant services and advocacy efforts—solutions that scale immigrant services, amplify policy advocacy, streamline governmental processes, and build and mobilize communities. They are asking for applicants to apply for the opportunity to implement their ideas. Applications open September 25 and the deadline for submission is October 20.

Call for Proposals!

Call for Proposals!
The 31st Annual Research and Policy Conference on Child, Adolescent and Young Adult Behavioral Health Conference Planning Committee requests proposals for research related to children, youth, and their families. Special topic tracks include, youth and young adults, child welfare, and more. The deadline for submissions is October 27, 2017.

Refugee Youth Programs — Survey Opportunity

Refugee Youth Programs — Survey Opportunity
The National Partnership for Community Training wants to hear from those working in refugee-specific youth programs for their online survey for a national research project exploring the question “Do refugee youth programs affect the health and wellness of refugee families?”

FOIA and Other Background Checks

FOIA and Other Background Checks
October 17, 2017 · 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM PDT · Immigrant Legal Resource Center
This webinar will cover the different types of background checks commonly used by immigration practitioners and their clients, including FOIA, FBI, state, and court-specific records requests, and it provide tips on how and where to file records requests.

Parental Detention and Deportation and the Psychosocial Well-being of Latino Children

Parental Detention and Deportation and the Psychosocial Well-being of Latino Children 
October 19, 2017 · 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM EST · The Foundation for Child Development’s Young Scholars Program (YSP)
A three-part webinar series on issues related to children of immigrant families/immigrant children by YSP, which supports policy and practice-relevant research that is focused on the early learning and development needs of the nation’s children who are growing up under conditions of economic insecurity and social exclusion. The goal of this series is to increase awareness of the existing YSP research, what is known, and the implications it has for policy and practice.

The 22nd Annual Conference on Advancing School Mental Health: Promoting Student Mental Health and Positive School Climate

The 22nd Annual Conference on Advancing School Mental Health: Promoting Student Mental Health and Positive School Climate
October 19 to 21, 2017 · Gaylord National Resort and Conference Center · Center for School Mental Health and the National Community of Practice on Collaborative School Behavioral Health
The conference covers knowledge and skills related to school mental health practice, research, training, and policy, including a section on Cultural Responsiveness and Equity, with a presentation on “Welcoming Newcomers: Responding to Trauma, Acculturation, and Reunification in Recent Immigrant Youth”.

American Academy of Pediatrics National Conference and Exhibition

American Academy of Pediatrics National Conference and Exhibition
Chicago, Sept 16-19, 2017
Features organization plenary sessions on the opioid epidemic, immigrant child health, advocacy and gun safety, among 350 other sessions.

Border Social Services Tour to Nogales

Border Social Services Tour to Nogales
Oct 5 – 6, 2017
Highlights: Visit with the Mexico Consulate in Tucson, immigrant organization representatives, Mexican Institute of Migration (INAM) Grupos Beta, Kino Border Initiative women’s shelter, and CAMDEP. Contact: Jeremy Arp, chapter@naswaz.com

QIC-DVCW Invites Applications for Research and Capacity Building Projects

QIC-DVCW Invites Applications for Research and Capacity Building Projects
Deadline for letter of intent to apply: Sept. 8, 2017
The Quality Improvement Center on Domestic Violence in Child Welfare (QIC-DVCW) invites applications for Research and Capacity Building Projects (RCBPs).

Parental Detention and Deportation and the Psychosocial Well-being of Latino Children

Parental Detention and Deportation and the Psychosocial Well-being of Latino Children 
October 19, 2017 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM EST
The Foundation for Child Development’s Young Scholars Program (YSP)

The Foundation for Child Development’s Young Scholars Program (YSP) is pleased to invite you to the first in a three-part webinar series on issues related to children of immigrant families/immigrant children. YSP supports policy and practice-relevant research that is focused on the early learning and development needs of the nation’s children who are growing up under conditions of economic insecurity and social exclusion. For over 10 years, YSP focused on the early learning and developmental needs of immigrant children/children of immigrants. The goal of this series, presented by former YSP grantees, is to increase awareness of the existing YSP research, what is known, and the implications it has for policy and practice.

Webinar on Cultural Responsiveness in Early Childhood

Webinar on Cultural Responsiveness in Early Childhood
October 12, 2017 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM EST
National Research Center on Hispanic Children and Families

This webinar will be discussing the guide Developing Culturally Responsive Approaches to Serving Diverse Populations: A Resource Guide for Community-Based Organizations. Join the panel—representing policy, training and technical assistance, and programmatic early childhood organizations—as they discuss ways to conceptualize and achieve cultural responsiveness.

Special Immigrant Juvenile Status: Responding to RFEs & NOIDs

Special Immigrant Juvenile Status: Responding to RFEs & NOIDs
October 3, 2017 · 11:00am to 12:30pm · Immigrant Legal Resource Center Online Webinar
This webinar will discuss increased patterns involved requests for evidence (RFEs) and notices of intent to deny (NOIDs) with respect to Special Immigrant Juvenile Status (SIJS) cases as well as strategies for addressing these situations.

Abriendo Puertas/Opening Doors: Protecting Our Youngest

Abriendo Puertas/Opening Doors: Protecting Our Youngest 
October 2, 2017 · 9 am to 12 pm
The California Endowment – Redwood Room
Training about helping immigrant children, families and communities cope with fear, separation, and loss

Call for Proposals!

Call for Proposals!
The 31st Annual Research and Policy Conference on Child, Adolescent and Young Adult Behavioral Health Conference Planning Committee requests proposals for research related to children, youth, and their families. Special topic tracks include, youth and young adults, child welfare, and more. The deadline for submissions is October 27, 2017.

Emerson Collective Immigration Innovation Incubator

Emerson Collective Immigration Innovation Incubator 
The Emerson Collective is seeking tools, technologies, and ideas that will improve immigrant services and advocacy efforts—solutions that scale immigrant services, amplify policy advocacy, streamline governmental processes, and build and mobilize communities. They are asking for applicants to apply for the opportunity to implement their ideas. Applications open September 25 and the deadline for submission is October 20.

Call for Submissions – Discussion Series: Disrupted Education in the Lives of Refugee Children and Youth

Call for Submissions – Discussion Series: Disrupted Education in the Lives of Refugee Children and Youth
The Emerging Scholars and Practitioners on Migration Issues (ESPMI) Network requests submissions for their Discussion Series on Disrupted Education in the Lives of Refugee Children and Youth. This series will address the greatest impacts of disrupted education on refugee children and potential solutions. The submission deadline is October 15, 2017.

Abriendo Puertas/Opening Doors: Training Institute

Abriendo Puertas/Opening Doors: Training Institute
September, October, & November · Los Angeles, CA
The “train-the-trainer” program prepares local community leaders to deliver the Abriendo Puertas curriculum to parents in their neighborhood.

14th Annual Immigration Law and Policy Conference

14th Annual Immigration Law and Policy Conference
Monday, September 25, 2017 · 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. · Georgetown University Law Center
The Catholic Legal Immigration Network, Inc., the Migration Policy Institute and Georgetown University Law Center convene to discuss relevant policy and legal analysis on immigration. Experts will offer insight regarding the changes to immigration enforcement at the border and in the U.S. interior, the legal challenges related to executive orders, the changes to refugee resettlement and possible reform of the legal immigration system, etc.

Welcoming Week

Welcoming Week
September 15th – 24th · Across the U.S.
During this annual series of events, communities bring together immigrants, refugees, and native-born residents to raise awareness of the benefits of welcoming everyone. Find toolkits and resources for hosting your own Welcoming Week event or locate workshops, potlucks, and other events to attend.

12