For Individuals

For all child protection professionals and judges who hear relevant criminal and/or civil cases


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:

15th Annual Seminar in Forensic Sciences
Presented by: Driscoll Children’s Hospital
Dates: November 7-9, 2018
Location: South Padre Island

7th Annual Child Abuse Summit
Presented by: Driscoll Children’s Hospital
Location: Corpus Christi

31st Annual Crimes Against Children Conference
Presented by: Dallas Children’s Advocacy Center and Dallas Police Department
Dates: August 12-15, 2019
Location: Dallas
**Applications must be received by May 1, 2019**

To apply:
  1. Read the CJA Scholarship Application Guide
  2. Complete our CJA Scholarship Application Form
  3. Return your completed application to Steve Geiser via email or via fax at 512-469-7664.