Category Archives: Funding

CliffsNotes: Family First Prevention Act #FFAOWN


Cliffs Notes have always been a life saver for those getting through High School or College. We must recognize that this is the most “landmark” Title IVE legislation since its creation 38 years (1980) ago. It adds funding to prevention over foster … Continue reading

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The Family First Act Is Law, Okay What Next? #FFAOWN


An interesting question. Over the next few weeks, we will be seeing an array of articles and opinions on just what this legislation is and is not and what that means. Some of it will be accurate, some exaggerated and … Continue reading

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Orchestrating Legislative Action 101


All across America child welfare reform activist are pushing to get the “First Family Preservation Act of 2016” (HR-5456/S-3065) passed through the Senate. The clock is ticking… session is getting short and we have 3 Senators holding it up. Senator … Continue reading

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Family First Prevention Services Act of 2016


CPS reform legislation is steaming rapidly through Congress at a “damn the torpedoes” pace. H.R.5456 was introduced on Monday June 13th. It was reviewed and passed out of Ways and Means on Wednesday the 15th. The Congressional Budget Office report … Continue reading

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Congressional Hearing Reviews Child Welfare Along With Health Issues


*** All hands on Deck *** In less than 12 hours a Congressional Committee will be reviewing and marking up bills relating to Child Welfare and Health issues. On Monday the “Family First Prevention Services Act of 2016” was introduced. … Continue reading

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Fifth-teen Years And The Money Continues to Flow


via America’s Deadly Sins: Adoption For Money And Big Bucks – The Reprint. What better way to wrap up National Child Abuse Awareness month then to share a post our friends at America’s Deadly Sins shared with this reprint of … Continue reading

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American Children Wrongfully Taken From Loving Families. Why?


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The Unintended Consequences of Child Welfare Funding


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The Landscape of Child Welfare Funding


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Texas DFPS Website Redesign


This post is to announce the redesign of the Texas DFPS website. Why is this important? Well Texas has written a set of laws that mandate the readability and ease of use for state websites. Because of this the Texas … Continue reading

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