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Be A TFFA Sponsor

Posted by on May 24, 2012

Sponsorship Opportunities Contact Information: Roy Block, Executive Director of the Texas Foster Family Association [26326 Cedro San Antonio, TX 78260 – Phone: 210-394-7933 /...

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News to Know

Participate in the publishing a book for Foster Parents

Posted by on Nov 21, 2014

Foster parents can help facilitate the publishing of a book for foster parents that will be provided free of charge to foster families upon request.   The National Foster Parent...

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Alerts!

Posted by on Nov 14, 2014

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announces safety alerts and reviews for some widely used medications, including. • baby wipes that may contain bacteria, • undeclared drugs...

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Podcast

Ginny Judson, guest on Dr. John DeGarmo’s Radio Program

Posted by on Apr 29, 2014

Texas’ own, the wonderful Ginny Judson, was a guest on this week’s Foster Talk with Dr. John. If you missed the show, click on the link to listen to the archive...

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Recent Posts

TFFA Uses Social Media

SOCIAL MEDIA AND THE TEXAS FOSTER FAMILY ASSOCIATION When is the last time you went to the Yellow Pages to find a service or company? It’s a new world! People don’t use traditional outreach/marketing such as direct mailers. It’s time to jump on the social media engagement bandwagon!!  If we don’t engage in conversations on social media, we risk losing...

Participate in the publishing a book for Foster Parents

Foster parents can help facilitate the publishing of a book for foster parents that will be provided free of charge to foster families upon request.   The National Foster Parent Association is assisting Cenpatico (Behavioral Health) in the development of a book for you!  This book will discuss trauma, attachment and brain development for children in foster...

Why do CPS Caseworkers Do What They Do?

Why do CPS caseworkers do what they do? In this new video, seven Texas caseworkers tell us why they do the job and why they love it! Watch the video on the DFPS You Tube Channel. Share this:SharePrintEmailLike this:Like...

Not All Kids Have Families To Visit During Academic Breaks…

As the holiday season fast approaches most homeless students and students from foster care don’t have families to return to during academic breaks. Instead of enjoying the warmth of home and family, they scramble for a place to stay, often hiding their situation due to embarrassment. The fear of homelessness during breaks creates tremendous stress, preventing...

CPS Transformation – Webinar

Join us for a Webinar on December 9th, 2014. Space is limited. Reserve your Webinar seat now at: https://www1.gotomeeting.com/register/478910856. After registering you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the Webinar. Title:    CPS Transformation Date:    Tuesday, December 9, 2014 Time:   3:00 PM – 4:00 PM CST This...

Model Family Foster Home Licensing Standards Released!

Model Family Foster Home Licensing Standards Released! The American Bar Association (ABA) Center on Children and the Law, Annie E. Casey Foundation, Generations United, and the National Association for Regulatory Administration (NARA) released the Model Family Foster Home Licensing Standards. For several years, this partnership worked on these comprehensive...