Dr. Candice Matthews

serves as CEO and Executive Director at the Children of Diversity Foster Adoption Agency

About Me

Dr. Matthews oversees the development of short- and long-term business plans in collaboration with a variety of public organizations in her capacity as Executive Director. The Texas Department of Human Services, the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services, Prairie View A&M University, the Lamar University College of Social Work, the International Adoptions Organization, and the Adoption Agency's board of directors are among them. Additionally, Dr. Candice Matthews is responsible for the design, development, and implementation of the organization's strategic business plans.

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November 13, 2022

Top Resources For a Foster Parent

Several organizations and websites exist that can help you prepare for your new role as a foster parent. The National Foster Parent Association (NFPA) has various resources and information about foster care. There are also blogs and workbooks that foster parents can use to prepare for their new role. There is even information for those […]

Foster Parents
October 17, 2022

Foster Parents – Why Foster Parenting Is Needed Now More Than Ever

Foster parents provide a child with a haven away from the world’s harsh realities. These caring adults are an essential part of the child’s life. They provide nurturing care in a world plagued by abuse and neglect. Their role also extends to investigating reports of abuse or neglect. Foster parents are a vital part of […]

September 21, 2022

Fostering Accountability Inside the Foster System

Fostering accountability is a practical guide for administrators to use evidence to design, implement, and monitor policies and practices. It also explores the impact of lawsuits and data collection. It provides a comprehensive view of developing and applying policies to improve the foster care system. It focuses on developing policies based on data collected from […]

How Local Businesses Can Help Local Communities
September 13, 2022

How Local Businesses Can Help Local Communities

Whether giving to a charitable organization, participating in a local event, or joining a local board, giving back to the community can be an important way to showcase your business’s commitment to its community. This article offers several ideas for how your local businesses can do just that. Giving back shows your business cares about […]

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