Introduction
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Disclaimers

This training explains the State's expectations for the safe and effective use of psychotropic medications by children in Texas Department of Family and Protective Services (DFPS) conservatorship. Always discuss specific questions about the medications with the child's doctor.

Residential child care providers must have additional training covering:

Tablets and capsules
  • Their specific policies and procedures on psychotropic medications.
  • Who may consent to the use of psychotropic medications for children who are not in DFPS conservatorship.

Residential Child Care Licensing Minimum Standards
Section 748.885 and Section 749.885