SB 125 | Relating To Certain Assessments For Children In The Conservatorship Of The Department Of Family And Protective Services
Authors: Senator Royce West | SB 125 Bill Summary
As the legislature focuses on strengthening Child Protective Services (CPS) this session, SB 125 would improve the assessment of children who are removed from their homes by CPS. Often, children in foster care receive a number of costly evaluations and psychotropic drugs, experience multiple placements and never find stability, permanency and healing. This legislation would ensure children are more quickly matched with the services they need, placed in appropriate settings, and not assessed and reassessed at great cost to the state. The schedule for the public hearing can be viewed here.
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