Section 8 - Youth and Medical Consent

Transitional Living Services Program

When the youth is getting ready to exit the foster care system, DFPS must make sure the youth's transition plan includes:

  • Educating┬áthe youth about the use of medication.
  • Providing the youth with resources to help him or her safely manage the medication.
  • Educating┬áthe youth about Informed Consent and the provision of medical care under 266.010(l) (right of youth to be his or her own medical consenter.)