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All Commission activities are funded by one of the three federal Court Improvement Program (CIP) grants — Basic Projects, Training and Technology — that are awarded to the highest court in each state for the improvement of courts handling of child abuse and neglect litigation. CIP grants are administered by the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services' Administration for Children and Families (ACF).

The Commission's Basic Projects Committee oversees a variety of projects that promote the safety, permanency and well-being of the children in youth in foster care. These projects are sponsored by the Court Improvement Program and informed by national best practices to improve outcomes for children and families. Please visit the Basic Projects page for more information on the following: 

Child and Family Services Review (CFSR)
Children's Commission Roundtables
Human Trafficking 
Judicial Workgroup Addressing Disproportionality
Legal Representation
Mediation in Child Protection Cases
Parental Child Safety Placements (PCSP)
Parent Resource Group
Trauma-Informed Care
Tribal/State Collaborative

The Children's Commission sponsors a variety of training opportunities for judges and attorneys, as well as multidisciplinary training events. The Training Committee oversees the Commission's training programs. Please visit the Training Projects page for more information on the following: 

Attorney Education
Continuing Legal Education
Judicial Education

Using The Texas Blueprint as a road map, the Foster Care & Education Committee focuses on strategies to improve educational experiences and outcomes for children and youth in Texas foster care. Please visit the Foster Care and Education page more information. 

The Commission's Technology Committee is responsible for vetting technology projects that meet CIP and Commission goals and making recommendations to the Commission. The Commission charged the Technology Committee with implementing the Commission's strategic plan goals that relate to data collection and analysis.

Please visit the Data and Technology Projects page for more information on the following:

Child Protection Case Management System (CPCMS)
Notice and Engagement
Video Conferencing Project