This revision of the Child Protective Services Handbook was published on April 1, 2009. Summaries of new or revised items are provided below.
Burial Services for Children in DFPS Conservatorship
The items below are revised to reflect changes to increase the dollar amount available per child for reasonable and necessary burial or cremation expenses. See:
8512 Burial Services for Children in DFPS Conservatorship
8512.1 Identifying Allowable Costs
8512.2 Authorizing Payment
An error was made in the February 6, 2009 release that has now been corrected. The appendix below, previously titled “Voluntary Standards for Investigators of Child Abuse” is now updated to reflect current law and rule. See:
Appendix 2240: Standards for Investigators of Child Abuse