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Posts tagged Department of Child Services

August 13, 2015

 

E. coli bacteria in lettuce

Morning Headlines: Thursday, August 13, 2015

Gov. Pence will hold a press conference Thursday morning regarding the Department of Child Services; the health department confirmed five cases of E. coli.

July 14, 2015

 

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ACLU Sues Indiana Over Child Services Caseloads

Indiana law mandates that DCS must have enough caseworkers so that one employee doesn’t supervise more than 17 children at a time.

March 6, 2015

 

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Advocates Worried About Timing Of DCS Caseload Study

DCS needs 77 more case managers to meet state workload requirements. But the agency is undergoing a caseload study instead of requesting more employees.

November 19, 2014

 

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Child Services Not Meeting Majority Of Caseload Standards

Agency officials say asking for more money to hire new case managers may not be the solution.

September 25, 2014

 

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Dept. Of Child Services Workers Sue For Overtime Pay

Two Department of Child Services employees say they worked long hours, including responding to emergencies after only being allowed a few hours for sleep.

June 3, 2014

 

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Lawsuit Alleges Child Services Not Paying Adoption Subsidies

A lawsuit alleges the Indiana Department of Child Services has not been paying adoptive parents subsidies even though money is available.

October 23, 2013

 

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Legislator: Child Services Dept. Doesn’t Need More Changes

Sen. Carlin Yoder, R-Middlebury, says the Department of Child Services needs time to see the results of the changes it has been making in the past year.

August 22, 2013

 

Group Seeks Better Communication Between Children’s Agencies

A state commission formed to address children's issues is recommending better communication between state agencies that work with children.

July 29, 2013

 

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Legislature Working To Improve Oversight of Child Services

The Department of Child Services Oversight Committee will meet for the first time Wednesday.

April 23, 2013

 

Children Who Died From Abuse Increased In 2011

The Department of Child Services recorded fifteen more death in 2011 than in the previous year.

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