The Supreme Court of Texas established the Children's Commission in 2007 with the overall goal of improving the child welfare system by increasing public awareness of challenges facing children and families involved in the child welfare system and bringing attention to this important issue through judicial leadership, reforming judicial practice, and informing policy affecting child welfare.

Recent Announcements & Publications

Children's Commission Annual Report 2019

Texas Bar Journal Cover

Bench Book cover

Quick Links

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MCLE for attorneys

Statewide Collaborative on Trauma-Informed Care

On-Demand MCLE

The Children’s Commission promotes child welfare-related CLE in several ways: in partnership with TexasBarCLE; providing webcasts generated by the Commission; and on-demand CLE from other jurisdictions available at no cost for which the Commission has obtained Texas MCLE credit.