DCS to improve training for abuse investigators

Interim chief Jim Henry says DAs sometimes are unwilling to prosecute because of investigation problems More

After deflecting controversy, Haslam finds himself in legal battle over DCS records

Replacing Kathryn O’Day is a first for Haslam, and situation is one of his first major controversies More

Two DCS execs fired same day agency faced hearing over records

DCS spokeswoman says Alan Hall 'was separated' from job while Debbie Miller was let go for restructuring   More

DCS officials say context is important when looking at 31 child deaths

Data shows 4 children died in DCS custody, 10 died with DCS case file open and 17 died after a case closed More

Children's services employee faces child porn charges

Suspect has worked at DCS since 2002 More

State commission releases child welfare data, recommendations

Among ideas offered in the latest report — expand the availability of substance abuse treatment and mental health services for children and their families. More

Commentary: Fixing foster care

With May as National Foster Care Month, Rep. Jim Cooper writes that "America’s abused and neglected children are our greatest national tragedy."   More
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