Four Recommendations to Start Transforming the CPS System

Guidance on how to measure outcomes for our child protection system and recommendations for improvement.

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The Economic Cost of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs)

Prevalence of ACEs in Texas and the economic cost to the state if ACEs are not mitigated or prevented.

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Real-time Child Abuse Data

How to ensure that accurate and timely child welfare data is available in Texas.

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Family First Prevention Services Act

Using federal funding could prevent entries into the foster care system.

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Project HOPES – Community Based Prevention

A breakdown of the benefits of Project HOPES to high-risk counties throughout Texas.

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Health Services Initiatives (HIS)

A breakdown of how Health Services Initiatives provides federal funds to impact maternal and child health outcomes.

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Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs)

Statewide strategies to effectively and efficiently prevent adverse childhood experiences (ACEs).

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Child Welfare at a Glance

The number of children and families in Texas that need child abuse and neglect protection and support.

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How Texas Bills Become Laws

The process of bills becoming laws in Texas.

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