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Dr. Elisa Borah and the Veteran Couples Connect PTSD Treatment Program

Nov. 8, 2018

Military members and veterans face many unique challenges, including frequent relocations and separations as well as physical and emotional trauma. The impacts of these challenges are felt by every family member.

Perspectives Blog > Finding Inspiration in Today's Political Climate

Nov. 2, 2018

Finding Inspiration In Today's Political Climate. By Annie Henson, Center for Health and Social Policy AmbassadorDawning my lanyard and comfy walking shoes, I took to the streets of downtown Austin in September for the eighth annual 2018 Texas Tribune Festival, also known to fans as TribFest.

Cynthia Osborne Profiled by UT System's Texas Health Journal

Oct. 31, 2018

The University of Texas System's Population Health division talked to CFRP director and LBJ School of Public Affairs scholar, Dr. Cynthia Osborne, about her work and motivations for the October issue on child welfare of the well known Texas Health Journal.

Director Cynthia Osborne: Impacting Family Policies through Prevention Task Force

Oct. 4, 2018

In the state of Texas in 2017, there were 174,740 completed investigations of abuse and neglect and over 63,000 children confirmed victims of child maltreatment, of which almost 50% were under the age of 5. These victims of childhood trauma, or adverse childhood experiences, are also at greater risk of both short- and long-term negative impacts on their brain development, behavior, and health.

#LBJsocialpolicy at Texas Tribune Festival 2018

Oct. 1, 2018

The annual Texas Tribune Festival is a one-of-a-kind convening of all things politics and policy hosted in our hometown of Austin, Texas. The LBJ School of Public Affairs has a long-time relationship with the event, from sponsorships to senior alumni and faculty speaking to sending a team full of graduate students on their social media team.

Meet our Fall 2018 CHASP Ambassadors

Sept. 26, 2018

The Center for Health and Social Policy supports the professional development of LBJ School of Public Affairs students interested in social policy issues through the CHASP Ambassador Program. CHASP Ambassadors receive financial support to attend social policy relevant events and conferences, networking opportunities, and professional skills development including contributions to CHASP's Perspectives blog during their time as Ambassadors.

New paper from Dr. Monica Faulkner Looks at Foster Youth & College in Texas

Sept. 17, 2018

New paper in the Child and Adolescent Social Work Journal from CHASP Faculty Fellow, the Steve Hicks School of Social Work at The University of Texas at Austin professor, & director of the Texas Institute for Child and Family Wellbeing, Dr. Monica Faulkner, looks at outcomes in higher education of youth formerly in foster care in light of tuition and fee waiver in the state of Texas.

2018-2019 Leadership of the Social Policy Network (SPN) Student Group at the LBJ School of Public Affairs

Sept. 14, 2018

The Center for Health and Social Policy sponsors the Social Policy Network (SPN) of Students and Alumni at The LBJ School of Public Affairs. SPN provides current LBJ School students a platform to explore their own interests as well as stay connected with CHASP after they graduate. Please welcome the awesome new leadership for the 2018-2019 year: President - Audrey Muntz; Vice President - Elisabeth Altazan; Professional Development Committee Chair - Heidi Kahle; Community Engagement Committee Chair - Sarah Gonzalez Claytor; Academic Enrichment Committee Chair - Timothy Michalak

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