The OPEN MINDS Executive Blueprint for Crisis ManagementBuilding Organizational Sustainability & Success in a Disrupted Health & Human Service Market
A 32-week program designed to help executive teams navigate the business, organizational, operational, and culture changes of a market in turbulence. The program, based on the seven-component OPEN MINDS executive blueprint, combines a series of 35 live educational web briefings with online technical assistance and a suite of on-demand resources.
Federal Judge Halts New Placements Of Texas Children To Foster Group Homes Without 24-Hour Awake Supervision
On December 17, 2015 as part of a court ruling ordering a sweeping reform to the Texas foster care system, a federal judge ordered the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services (DFPS) to immediately halt new placements to foster group homes without 24-hour awake supervision. DFPS plans to appeal the ruling.
The order was effective immediately. As of August 2014, there were 932 children residing in DFPS foster group homes, about 3% of the total 28,000 children in Texas foster care. Family group homes that notified DFPS they provide or would begin to provide 24-hour awake . . .