CHILD PROTECTION


The center is deeply committed to safeguarding Texas' six million children from abuse or neglect.

Recent Child Protection Publications

Presentations at the United Way of Metro Tarrant County's Pre-Legislative Health and Human Services Public Policy Forum (11/13/2006)

Celia Hagert and Tiffany Roper presented on outsourcing public benefits administration and privatizing the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services at the United Way of Metro Tarrant County's public policy forum.

Comments on HHSC's Proposal for Comprehensive Medical Care for Children in Foster Care (08/2/2006)

CPPP prepared comments in response to the Texas Health and Human Services Commission's proposal for a comprehensive medical system for children in foster care.

Federal Funds for Texas CPS (05/17/2006)

Texas relies heavily on federal funds to pay for child protection and foster care. This Policy Brief describes the major sources of federal funds and their uses. It also discusses the recommendations of the Pew Commission on Children in Foster Care and describes recent changes in federal funding.

CPPP's Comments on HHSC's Outsourcing Proposal (05/12/2006)

CPPP prepared these comments in response to the Texas Department of Health and Human Services Commission's draft proposal relating to an independent evaluation of outsourcing case management and services in the foster care system.

CPPP's Comments on DFPS' Outsourcing Proposal (03/20/2006)

CPPP prepared these comments in response to the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services' draft proposal relating to outsourcing of case management and services to children and families in the foster care system.

CPPP's Comments on HHSC's Proposal to Develop a Medical System for Children in Foster Care (03/20/2006)

CPPP prepared comments in response to the Texas Health and Human Services Commission's draft proposal to develop a medical system for children in foster care.

Who's Who and What to Do in the Texas Child Protection System (01/30/2006)

CPPP is excited to share with you a short brochure we've developed to build collaborations in child protection and spread awareness of the Pew Commission on Children in Foster Care's court improvement recommendations. CPPP is involved in this work as the Texas partner of Home At Last, a national Pew initiative to ensure that foster children are placed in safe and stable homes as quickly as possible.

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