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2007 (80th Legislative Session) Accomplishments

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  • Initiated a statewide Nurse-Family Partnership program serving 2,000 families and securing $8.9 million.
  • Expanded the Dallas-piloted Nurse-Family Partnership Program.
  • Required increased training for Family Court judges on child abuse, attachment, bonding and appropriate placements for removals.
  • Protected Child Abuse Trust Fund dollars for prevention programs exclusively.
  • Provided Department of Family and Protective access to police records on domestic disturbance calls when performing foster home background checks.
  • Increased educational standards for CPS caseworkers.
  • Successfully advocated for new provisions in SB758 - CPS Reform II.

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