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Join us as TACFS finishes year two of our Strategy, Training, and Research Consortium (STaRC) on Thursday December 12th at Gladney Center for Adoption in Fort Worth. Year two of STaRC focused on strategic planning. We’ll end our second year with a continuation of the info you need to effectively plan, strategies on how to create/implement strategic plans, and real world examples from TACFS members. In December we'll hear from presentations from:  

•    Katie Elseth, TACFS CQI Analyst on the "need to know info" from the recently updated FY2019 data
•    Jesse Booher, Vice President of Policy and Innovation at TACFS on making sure your strategic efforts having staying power and how to plan in uncertain environments 
•    Heidi Bruegel Cox and Mark Melson from the Gladney Center for Adoption on working with your Board to be a proactive player in the shifting child welfare landscape. 

See the full agenda here.

STaRC is free and open to all TACFS members. We've included a nominal fee for lunch. 

Can’t wait to see you in December!!

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12/12/20199:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.TACFS

This training reviews the concepts and results of the Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE) Study, a decades-long landmark study looking at the relationship between traumatic childhood events and adult health and social problems. 
  • Identify the summary of ACE study findings
  • List the categories of the ACE study
  • Identify negative physical and behavioral impacts of a high ACE score
  • Discuss the positive impacts of ACE findings on child welfare

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12/13/201912 to 1:30 p.m.

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