It was early July 2001, and Trish Virgil was going to make a lemon meringue pie. “In our family, 12 years old meant that you get to finally learn how to make homemade pies,” she says now, smiling.
The state of affairs of psychiatry in the United States with all of it’s deceitful fraud and other abuses is shocking.
The release in late March of an alarming new report by federal investigators has confirmed in shocking new detail what has been known for years: Poor and foster care kids covered by Medicaid are being prescribed too many dangerous antipsychotic drugs at young ages for far too long — mostly without any medical justification at all.
Texas Department of Family and Protective Services officials do not expect to reopen investigations into any of the pervious complaints filed against a couple accused of sexually abusing two foster children, officials said.Officials said that if new evidence is presented, they may open a new investigation.
EL PASO, Texas -El Paso Police accuse a couple who run a foster home of sexually abusing two children who were in their care.
Decisions made by Texas lawmakers this week could impact the future and safety of thousands of Texas children.In 2012, the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services launched a bold new initiative to improve programs for children in foster care.
The Texas Council on Children and Families (Council), created by Senate Bill (S.B.) 1646, 81st Legislature, Regular Session, 2009, provides this biennial report to the Legislature on the work of Council member agencies and committees. The report includes recommendations for further developing and maintaining a statewide system of quality health, education, and human services for children and families.
The two parents accused of tying up two of their four children Tuesday morning remain in jail. As for the children, 3News confirmed Wednesday that now all four of their children are in the custody of Child Protective Services.
The fatal shooting of a 4-year-old boy inside his Katy-area home last November followed the repeated failure of Child Protective Services to follow up on concerns about alleged domestic violence, unsanitary conditions and the presence of firearms at the family’s home, state officials said in a report released Tuesday.
GREENVILLE – Hunt County District Attorney Nobie Walker now wants the investigator whose work led to the indictment of three Child Protective Services workers in 2013 investigated.