TACFS Blog

Former Foster Youth Becomes an Advocate

Sep 11 2020
It is not uncommon, but still it’s impressive: Former foster care youth of...

TACFS Statement on the Foster Care Lawsuit

Sep 4 2020
Texas’ children must be at the center of this process. The children in the...

Get to Know a TACFS Partner: National Council on Crime & Delinquency

Aug 28 2020
Meet Erin Espinosa, PhD Senior Researcher at the National Council on Crime &...

Research in Action: Identifying Trust Building Techniques

Aug 31 2020
Building trust with youth is a critical part of providing effective services. Pr...

The Need for Foster Care During a Pandemic

Aug 24 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic has made the difficult work of serving children in the chi...

Get to Know a TACFS Partner: The University of Texas Medical Branch, ​Center for Violence Prevention

Jul 29 2020
As a team of diverse and passionate researchers, Dr. Wood and the UTMB team are ...

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...

Get to Know a TACFS Partner: St. David's Foundation

Apr 23 2020
Meet TACFS friend and partner, Kim McPherson from St. David&...

TACFS Publishes "Making Sense of Telehealth for Behavioral Health Services During COVID-19"

Apr 7 2020
As a result of COVID-19 many states have taken action to remove policy barriers ...