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TexProtects: The Texas Association for the Protection of Children

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2015

Home Visiting in Texas 2.0: Current and Future Directions - 2013-14 Data Update and Outcomes

An update to our 2013 report, "Home Visiting in Texas." This 64-page comprehensive report on the scope, funding and outcomes of home visiting programs in Texas, plus recommendations for the child abuse prevention strategy.

2014

Understanding Texas' Child Protective Services System

We hope this report -- and its detailed flowchart on what happens when Child Protective Services receives a complaint -- will prove to be a most useful reference tool for legislators, state agencies, public policy makers, researchers, advocates, media and others for years to come. Next, we will release an accompanying Public Policy Brief with commentary on the CPS system process and recommendations for improvement in order to improve the protection of vulnerable Texas children.

Child Maltreatment County Risk Assessment

This research brief analyzes the Texas counties at highest risk for child maltreatment and makes the case for increased investment in prevention strategies focusing on those areas.

2013

Home Visiting in Texas: Current and Future Directions

This 64-page comprehensive report on the scope, funding and outcomes of home visiting programs in Texas, plus recommendations for the child abuse prevention strategy.

 

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Our mission is to reduce and prevent child abuse and neglect through research, advocacy and education. We effect change by organizing and educating our members to advocate for increased investments in evidence-based child abuse prevention programs, CPS reforms, and treatment programs to heal abuse victims. Learn more about the work we do. You can help protect Texas children from abuse & neglect. Find out how you can help.

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