Promoting Justice and Healing
The Texas CJA program brings together child-protection and criminal justice experts to improve the state's response to cases of child abuse and neglect.
FOR ALL CHILD PROTECTION PROFESSIONALS & JUDGES WHO HEAR RELEVANT CRIMINAL AND/OR CIVIL CASESScholarships Available!
The Texas Children’s Justice Act (CJA) program aims to reduce additional trauma to child abuse victims by promoting coordinated, multidisciplinary, and child-friendly approaches to the investigation and intervention in child abuse cases. To this end, the CJA program provides scholarship opportunities for professionals working in the child protection field to further develop their knowledge and skills by attending high quality, training events. The CJA program is pleased to offer a limited number of scholarships to individuals and teams to participate in the following conferences:Twenty-Seventh Annual Conference on the Prevention of Child Abuse
Presented by Prevent Child Abuse Texas
Dates: March 4-5
Location: San Antonio Child Abuse: Recognition, Investigation, and Adjudication Conference
Presented by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Science
Dates: April 8-9
Location: Houston Child Abuse Summit
Presented by Driscoll Children’s Hospital
Dates: April 25-26
Location: Corpus Christi ChildSafe Annual Child Abuse Conference
Presented by ChildSafe
Dates: June 24-25
Location: San Antonio Crimes Against Children Conference
Presented by the Dallas Children’s Advocacy Center and the Dallas Police Department
Dates: August 12-15
Location: Dallas Other Relevant Training Event
(Please provide adequate justification.) To apply:
- Read our CJA Scholarship Application Guide
- Complete our CJA Scholarship Application Form
- Return your completed application to Ginny Woods via email at email@example.com or via fax at 512-469-7664.