Author: TFCA Communications

Spotlight on Developing a Full Prevention Continuum in Child Welfare

Continuum or Continuation? A Choice of Conscience Written by Jerry Milner and David Kelly Most headlines and public discourse in child welfare orbit around two highly emotive topics: child fatalities and foster home scarcity. Both topics are incredibly important and warrant thoughtful attention. Unfortunately, thoughtfulness in media coverage and public discourse is rare. Seldom, if […]

DFPS Issues Three-Day Exam Report

Texas Family Code requires DFPS to ensure certain children taken into conservatorship receive a medical examination from a physician or other health care provider after three days. DFPS has issued a report on the statewide implementation of the three-day medical examination, including compliance in each region of the state Evaluation of Medical Exam Requirements: Initial Medical Exam in […]