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News and Stories

Relief, Restore & Renew: Recovering from COVID-19

Jul 7 2020
The Texas Center for Child and Family Studies announces the Relief, Restore and ...

TACFS Advocates for Federal Legislation to Support Aged Out Foster Youth

Jul 1 2020
Alongside our members, we are honored to support this federal legislation issued...

The Complexity of Family Reunification

Jun 24 2020
June is Family Reunification Month. The journey of a displaced, at-risk youth to...

Get to Know a TACFS Partner: Texas Institute for Child and Family Well Being: Steve Hicks School of Social Work

Jun 23 2020
As June is family reunification month, we are proud to highlight the work of the...

The Center for Child and Family Studies Receives Grant to Hire Mental Health Policy Fellow

Jun 2 2020
The Center for Child and Family Studies (Center), a supporting 501c3 organizatio...

Calling all Child Welfare Professionals: TXPOP Capacity Building Survey June 2020

May 29 2020
You are invited to participate in a survey about child welfare services in Texas...

The Center Publishes Statewide Assessment on Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Youth

Jun 1 2020
Over the past year, we have teamed up with Office of the Governor Greg Abbott an...

The Texas Center Seeks Grant Proposals to Fund Community Organizations During COVID-19

May 19 2020
The Texas Center for Child and Family Studies (Center), seeks proposals to addr...

Governor Abbott Announces Phase Two To Open Texas

May 19 2020
AUSTIN - Governor Greg Abbott today announced the second phase of the State of T...

Foster Care Appreciation Month: Young Adults Formerly from Foster Care Need Support During the COVID19 Crisis

May 8 2020
The research team at the Field Center for Children’s Policy, Practice &...

Upcoming TACFS Events

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July

TACFS Data Visualization Series (TACFS members only)

The Texas Alliance continues the STaRC Knowledge Community Series...

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July

Strategy, Training, and Research Consortium (STaRC) (TACFS Members Only)

Strategy, Training, and Research Consortium (STaRC)

A special DFP...

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July

Texas Training Connection Monthly Training Series - Self-care: Preventing Secondary Traumatic Stress and Compassion Fatigue

TACFS members, their staff, foster and adoptive parents, and CASAs are invited t...

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August

TACFS Data Visualization Series (TACFS members only)

The Texas Alliance continues the STaRC Knowledge Community Series...

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August

Texas Training Connection Monthly Training Series - Helping Kids Cope with Bullying

TACFS members, their staff, foster and adoptive parents, and CASAs are invited t...

15
September

Texas Training Connection Monthly Training Series - Providing Services to LGBTQ Youth in Care

TACFS members, their staff, foster and adoptive parents, and CASAs are invited t...

16
October

Texas Training Connection Monthly Training Series

TACFS members, their staff, foster and adoptive parents, and CASAs are invited t...

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November

Texas Training Connection Monthly Training Series

TACFS members, their staff, foster and adoptive parents, and CASAs are invited t...

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December

Texas Training Connection Monthly Training Series

TACFS members, their staff, foster and adoptive parents, and CASAs are invited t...