ARTICLE TAG

Texas

Texas Supreme Court allows child abuse investigations into families of transgender teens to continue

5/13/2022

Texas Supreme Court Allows Child Abuse Investigations into Families of Transgender Teens to Continue

The state child welfare agency in Texas can once again investigate families that provide gender-affirming care

Texas Legislature Digs Into Problems at Child Protective Agency

4/27/2022

Texas Legislature Digs Into Problems at Child Protective Agency

The Texas Legislature is ramping up its oversight of the state’s child welfare agency amid ongoing revelations of children harmed in government care and repeated condemnations from the federal courts.

Affluent America Gets a Wake-up Call on CPS Intrusion

4/7/2022

Affluent America Gets a Wake-up Call on CPS Intrusion

Richard Wexler writes that white, middle-class families who face CPS investigations experience less intrusion than more marginalized families.

Youth Services Insider
Bill Would Help States Track Down Missing Foster Children

4/6/2022

Bill Would Help States Track Down Missing Foster Children

A bipartisan bill introduced in the U.S. Senate aims to address the issue of children missing from the foster care system.

Texas Judges Aim to Better Serve Teens Caught Between Foster Care and Juvenile Justice

3/31/2022

Texas Judges Aim to Better Serve Teens Caught Between Foster Care and Juvenile Justice

In an aim to better serve dual status youth, three county courts in Texas will use a "one family, one judge" model for children involved with the child welfare and youth justice systems.

Confronting Mental Health Challenges in the Foster Care System

3/16/2022

The Veiled Epidemic: Confronting Mental Health Challenges in the Foster Care System

I hid my mental health struggles because of judgment from others about whether one is “stable” or not, writes Nileh Irsan.

Testimony from a transgender teen in Texas

3/14/2022

This is Not How You Fix Things

During a public meeting of the Texas Family and Protective Services Council, Kayden Asher was one of scores of people speaking in support of transgender youth.

The Imprint Tracks Political Actions Against LGBTQ Youth: A Timeline

3/11/2022

The Imprint Tracks Political Actions Against LGBTQ Youth in Texas

As leaders in Texas take actions against LGBTQ youth and their families, The Imprint follows developments.

Biden

3/2/2022

Biden Blasts Texas Leaders’ ‘Cynical and Dangerous’ Targeting of Transgender Youth and Their Parents

President Joe Biden released a statement on Wednesday condemning Texas Gov. Greg Abbott for ordering child abuse investigators into the homes of parents who offer support and health care to their transgender children.