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Policies and Procedures

Helpful Hints for Searching for Policies
and Procedures

  1. From this Web Page, click in the Internet Explorer search box located in the upper right corner of the screen.
  2. Enter the “subject” or a “key word” in the search box. Use words or phrases that are common to DCS, e.g., “child abuse hotline,” “foster care,” “resource parents,” “juvenile justice,” “travel expenses,” etc.
  3. Press “enter” or click on the “search” button.
  4. Several Web Sites will be displayed. Search for documents that display the web address: “www.tn.gov/youth/...” to ensure it is a Children's Services document.
  5. Additional pages to search will be listed at the bottom of the Web Page. If document cannot be found, view the additional pages displayed.
  6. If unsuccessful with finding a document, use another “subject” or “key word.”