Statewide Intake Policy and Procedures Handbook Revision September 2012

This revision of the Statewide Intake Policy and Procedures Handbook was published on September 4, 2012. Summaries of new or revised items are provided below.

Relay Texas

The item below is revised to clarify that Relay Texas, a telephone service used by persons who are deaf, hearing-impaired, or who have speech disabilities, is contacted by the reporter, not the intake specialist. See:

1420 Relay Texas Operator Services

The following items contain updated cross-references to the CPS Handbook:

2135.1 Reporter Notification From CPS

3434.2 Processing a Report on a Minor Who Wants or Has Had an Abortion

4300 CPS Assessment of Priority and Risk

4570 Child in CPS Conservatorship