Child Care Licensing

Handbook Revision, April 3, 2017

This revision of the Licensing Policy and Procedures Handbook was published on April 3, 2017. Summaries of new or revised items are provided below.

Child Sexual Aggression (PATS 9857)

This item revises child sexual aggression procedures.

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Definitions of Terms


6232.1 Selecting Allegations of Violations in CLASS


6353 Notifications Involving a Child Notifying the CPS Caseworker for a Child in the Conservatorship of DFPS (Abuse or Neglect Only)

6353.1 How to Notify the CPS Caseworker


6622.6 Allegations Involving Child Sexual Aggression or Child-on-Child Physical Abuse If a Child in Care Has Abused Another Child


6635 Special Notifications for Investigations Involving Children in DFPS Conservatorship


6724 Investigation Findings

6724.1 Findings Involving Child Sexual Aggression

6724.2 Findings Involving Child-on-Child Physical Abuse

6724.3 Explanation of Disposition Based on Preponderance

6724.4 Final Disposition and Summary of Due Process