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Policy Review

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Department of Children’s Services (DCS) revised/new policies and procedures will be placed on this web site for REVIEW for fourteen (14) days (or less depending on nature of revisions) for an additional review by staff and other entities prior to implementation. Revised policies will be “marked up” to review detailed revisions.

DELETED information will be displayed as a “strikethrough” and highlighted (e.g., strikethrough); NEW information will be represented in RED. New policies will not contain revision marks.

Directions for submitting comments/suggestions:
Submit your comments/suggestions by clicking on this link:
*Ensure you provide your name and a contact telephone number.
*Identify the policy by number, title, and procedural sections you are submitting comments/suggestions about.

Disclaimer: If your name and contact information are not supplied, your comments and/or suggestions may not be subject to review and consideration.

*Listed below are policies currently on REVIEW.

11.3 Criteria for Assessment and Placement of Delinquent Youth in Youth Development Centers
15.16 Subsidized Permanent Guardianship Case File Contents
19.6 Placement of Youth With Intellectual Disabilities In Youth Development Centers
20.1 Health Services Administration
20.2 Health Care Facilities, Staffing, and Reporting at Youth Development Centers
20.5 Health Care Delivery at Youth Development Centers
20.17 Management of Pharmaceuticals and Medical Instruments Devices in Youth Development Centers
20.26 Accident Injury Reporting in Youth Development Centers