Fort Bend Leading the Way with a Trauma-Informed Approach to Child Welfare

Op-ed by Texas CASA CEO Vicki Spriggs

“Many parents involved with the child welfare system may have previously experienced trauma in their childhoods and lives that led to their own children ending up in a neglectful or abusive situation.⁠

We often see this as a generational cycle.⁠

And we believe cycles can be broken.”⁠

In this op-ed for the Fort Bend Herald, Vicki discusses how using a trauma-informed lens when working with families involved in the foster care system can lead to better outcomes for children and their parents.⁠

Read the op-ed

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