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November 27, 2012

 

DCS Study Committee

Dept. Of Child Services Recommends Hybrid Hotline System

A study committee is recommending the Department of Child Services keep a centralized hotline but boost involvement in local offices.

November 8, 2012

 

Democratic Legislators

Dems, GOP Differ On Expansion Of Child Services Hotline

A study committee is working on recommendations for how the legislature should upgrade the Department of Child Services' hotline.

October 12, 2012

 

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Legislators Near Recommendations For Dept. Of Child Services

A study committee will make its recommendations for changes to the Department of Child Services in November.

October 11, 2012

 

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Court Rules DCS Can Bypass Parents To Interview Children

An Indiana Court of Appeals ruled the Department of Child Services can interview a child regarding a sexual abuse case without the parent's permission.

September 24, 2012

 

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Indiana Department Of Child Services Director Resigns

Department of Child Services Director James Payne resigned Monday over ethics allegations.

September 24, 2012

 

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John Gregg Calls For Resignation Of DCS Director

A report shows DCS Director James Payne took state assistance and became involved in a case involving his grandchildren.

September 17, 2012

 

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Indiana DCS Launches Pilot Program Aimed At Mental Health

The Indiana Department of Child Services is opening a center that will assess children's mental health as a preventative measure.

September 6, 2012

 

DCS

Statehouse Testimony Whacks DCS For Poor Hotline Performance

Scathing testimony was heard Wednesday on the way the Indiana Department of Child Services handles its child abuse hotline.

August 22, 2012

 

Dems

Legislators Looking Into Child Welfare Concerns

Both Republicans and Democrats have expressed concerns about DCS, ranging from high caseworker turnover to the centralization of the agency’s hotline.

August 8, 2012

 

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Child Advocacy Group Praises Indiana Dept. Of Child Services

The Department of Child Services has been criticized in the past year, but the Annie E. Casey Foundation says it has made significant improvements.

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