Understanding the Outcomes of the 86th Legislative Session

The Texas CASA Public Policy team discusses the outcomes of the 86th Texas Legislative Session in 2019. Topics covered will include: CASA funding, the success of CASA legislative initiatives, legislation affecting child welfare in Texas, funding for the Department of Family and Protective Services, and funding and direction for Community Based Care.

Community-Based Care Guide – 1st Edition 2019

In 2017, in an effort to improve the lives and outcomes of children in the conservatorship of the state, the 85th Texas Legislature enacted legislation that significantly expanded the process of Foster Care Redesign, creating the change model known as Community-Based Care. CBC progresses in stages, moving responsibility for foster care placement, case management and services from the state of … Read More

Community-Based Care (CBC) Webinar

In this CBC webinar we will provide an overview of the history of CBC and provide detailed information about the changes happening now across Texas. We will also explore CASA’s role in this new system.