Conference News

2014 Annual Conference

Posted by on May 16, 2014

The 2014 TFFA Annual Conference Date: September 26-28, 2014 [Friday/Saturday/Sunday] Location: Omni Park West Hotel / Dallas, Texas [1590 LBJ Freeway /Dallas, Texas 75234]...

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News to Know

Region 3 News

Posted by on Sep 12, 2014

Check out the latest edition of the Tarrant County Foster Parent Association Newsletter. Click HERE for the TCFPA Newsletter If you are looking for a great Foster Support Group in...

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Alerts!

Influenza News and Highlights

Posted by on Sep 12, 2014

What’s New? NEW: Avian Influenza (Bird Flu) Research UPDATED: National Influenza Vaccination Partnerships Among the General Population UPDATED: 2014-15 Total Doses of...

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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...

Influenza News and Highlights

What’s New? NEW: Avian Influenza (Bird Flu) Research UPDATED: National Influenza Vaccination Partnerships Among the General Population UPDATED: 2014-15 Total Doses of Distributed Flu Vaccine NFID Flu Season Press Event Alert NEW: August 2014 Spanish NIVDP Newsletter Weekly Influenza Surveillance CDC has published the 2014-2015 recommendations for the...

Region 3 News

Check out the latest edition of the Tarrant County Foster Parent Association Newsletter. Click HERE for the TCFPA Newsletter If you are looking for a great Foster Support Group in the FORT WORTH area contact the Region 3 Foster Parent Representative, Daphne Hunter. Daphne Hunter TCFPA President TFFA Region 3 Foster Parent Representative www.tcfpa.org...

Fostering Older Youth

Fostering Older Youth “I need hope that things will be better.” Hope is something that older youth in foster care are looking for, and foster parents play a huge role in providing that hope. In fact, that’s one of the most rewarding aspects of fostering teens and older youth. People are often intimidated by the idea of fostering teens and older youth. Those...

5 Ways to Prevent Public Meltdowns

Tantrums feel hard enough to handle when you’re at home without an audience, but add in a slew of on-lookers, their glances loaded with judgment, and it’s enough to send any parent into an emotional tailspin of his or her own! I hope someday soon our world will look more kindly on parents, children, and the sometimes messy emotions that spill out at the...

3 Simple Steps to Protect Your Family

A brutal snowstorm strikes at mid-day. Roads grow increasingly congested as commuters across the city scramble to get home before conditions worsen. Ice begins to jam roads, and resulting accidents turn interstates into parking lots and neighborhood roads into skating rinks. Some parents grow increasingly desperate to reach their children as roads become...