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Texas should place more foster kids with families rather than in residential treatment, report finds

Residential treatment centers are meant to be a last resort for children in the state’s care, reserved for those with histories of severe trauma caused by neglect or abuse.

Department of Family Protective Services Commissioner Jaime Masters at a DFPS Committee meeting in Austin on Friday, March 11, 2022.

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