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TITLE 25HEALTH SERVICES
PART 1DEPARTMENT OF STATE HEALTH SERVICES
CHAPTER 56FAMILY PLANNING
RULE §56.9Abuse Reporting

Texas Family Code, Chapter 261, requires child abuse reporting.

  (1) Providers are required to have an internal policy and procedure concerning determination, documentation, and reporting instances of sexual and non-sexual abuse in accordance with the department's Child Abuse Screening Documenting and Reporting Policy.

  (2) Additionally, providers must develop an agency specific policy for Human Anti-Trafficking and Intimate Partner Violence to comply with abuse reporting guidelines and requirements as interpreted by department policy.


Source Note: The provisions of this §56.9 adopted to be effective June 17, 2014, 39 TexReg 4656

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