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Round-Up of Child Protection News - Thursday, September 13, 2012

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9.8.12 A Terrifying Way To Discipline Children(The New York Times)

9.4.12 Nurse-Family Partnership Program Brings Health Care Before, After Birth(Longview News-Journal)

8.26.12 Finding Hope After Trauma: The Remarkable Recovery Of The Adolescent Brain(Huffington Post)


4.7.12 CPS Team Helps Parents Of Special Needs Kids (The Houston Chronicle)
3.7.12 A National Foster Care Movement(The Huffington Post)

11.30.11 New Study Shows U.S. Government Fails To Oversee Treatment Of Foster Children With Mind-Altering Drugs(ABC News)

11.13.11 Improving Child Welfare Programs(Abilene Reporter News)
7.23.11 A Ray Of Hope For Exploited Girls(San Antonio-Express News)
7.21.11 Grandparents Can Be a Lifeline For Kids in Upheaval (Austin American Statesman column)
6.16.11 Social Services Situation Is Still Grim In Texas(San Antonio Express-News)
5.11.11 Child Abuse Not Always Visible(Lubbock Avalanche-Journal)
3.7.11 Paddling Smacks Of Violence, Not Education(Fort Worth Star-Telegram)
2.22.11 The Cost of Protecting Texas Children (State of the Children blog) 


2.1.11 Texas Foster Care Children May Not Find Placement(The Associated Press)

2.1.11 Texas Budget Cuts May Scuttle Plan to Help Region's Most Traumatized Children (The Dallas Morning-News)

1.24.11 Looming Budget Cuts Worry Children's Advocates(The Texas Tribune)

1.20.11 Study: Courts Can Do Better with Long-Term Foster Care(The Texas Tribune)

1.16.11Bill Would Overhaul Texas Foster Care(Austin American-Statesman)


12.21.10 Blue Ribbon Panel Presents Plans for Overhauling Texas' Tax System (Dallas Morning News) 

11.20.10 Texas Shares the Blame for Foster Care Tragedy(Houston Chronicle op-ed)

11.13.10You Can Help Prevent Child Abuse and Neglect (San Antonio Express-News editorial)

10.20.10 Nearly 60,000 Dallas Kids Unsupervised After School(Dallas Morning News blog)


9.28.10 Study: Foster Children Struggle to Learn, When Bounced from Home to Home(USA Today)

9.23.10 Shortage of Foster Parents Seen as a U.S. Trend(USA Today)

9.22.10 Texas Officials to Withdraw Proposal for Stricter Day Care Rules(Austin American-Statesman)

9.20.10 New Research and Opportunities in Child Welfare(Partners in Child Protection Reform)

8.21.10 Deep Cuts in Family Services Proposed for 2012-2013 (Austin American Statesman)

8.20.10 Perry: Toughen Penalties for Human Traffickers(Associated Press)

8.10.10 "One with Courage� Campaign Against Child Sex Abuse Kicks Off in Plano (Dallas Morning News)


7.22.10 Angry Parents Need a Time-Out(San Antonio Express-News op-ed)

7.20.10 Feds Issue Instructions on Fostering Connections Act, Chafee Act(YouthToday)

7.18.10 Gains Cited in Care for Most Troubled Teens(Dallas Morning News)

7.15.10Successful Early Childhood Home Visitation State Systems(Zero to Three)


7.13.10 Leader Knows Foster Care from the Inside, Hopes to Use Her Experience to Change the System(Austin American-Statesman)


7.7.10 Fostering Media Connections Project Taps Media to Speed Foster Care Reform(JWeekly)


7.7.10 Decrease Accidental Drowning by Enforcing Pool Safety Measures(Community Impact Newspaper)

7.5.10 Editorial: Child Heat Deaths Cause for Concern(San Antonio Express-News)

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