News

June 24, 2016  |  Statewide

TCCWB Relevant Articles

The TCCWB Executive Committee is compiling a list of published articles that are relevant to the field of Child Protective Services.

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June 23, 2016  |  Statewide

Judge doubles workload for team working on foster care overhaul

AUSTIN – (HOUSTON CHRONICLE) A federal judge, frustrated by the lack of progress overhauling Texas’ “broken” foster care system now has investigators cramming a year’s worth of work into four months. Judge Janis Graham Jack of the Southern District of Texas approved…

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April 16, 2016

Kids Are Dying on CPS’ Watch. “If We Want Change, We’re Going To Have To Pay For It”

Austin – (TEXAS STANDARD)  The state’s Child Protective Services is at the center of the firestorm – the agency placed the child in the grandmother’s custody just weeks before his death. It’s a story that is becoming increasingly common. Children are…

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April 12, 2016  |  Statewide

Texas CPS’ parent agency gets new leaders as Gov. Abbott promises overhaul

AUSTIN — (DALLAS MORNING NEWS) Gov. Greg Abbott’s administration has turned to the former head of the fabled law enforcement agency the Texas Rangers and one of his former child-support managers at the attorney general’s office to run Texas’ troubled…

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March 23, 2016  |  Statewide

Courts Rebuff Texas Bid to Slow Foster Care Reform

AUSTIN (TEXAS TRIBUNE) – The state of Texas lost two intermediate battles Monday in its fight to block a federal judge’s efforts to reform a foster care system that she found has violated children’s civil rights by subjecting them to rampant neglect…

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February 25, 2016  |  Region 10

Jeff Davis County CWB Brightens the Day!

Members of the Jeff Davis County Child Welfare Board and their new President Jeff Hoff make a special delivery!

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February 4, 2016  |  Statewide

The Texas Department of Family and Protective Services has released its Annual Report & Data Book for 2015 on Tuesday. This report contains an overview of DFPS programs, services and statistics on abuse and neglect in Texas. 

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February 4, 2016

2016 TCCWB Award Nomination Forms Now Available!!

Each year the Texas Council of Child Welfare Boards accepts statewide nominations from Regional Councils for  individuals and organizations whose accomplishments positively impact our foster care community.

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