DFPS Information Sessions-How to identify and report child abuse in Texas
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As a part of National Child Abuse Prevention Month, the Department of Family and Protective Services Statewide Intake is hosting three information sessions about how to identify and report child abuse in Texas. The sessions are free and open to the public.

How to Identify and Report Child Abuse in Texas

Have you ever wanted to know what goes into making decisions about child abuse and neglect at the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services? This free presentation will give you vital information on recognizing and reporting child abuse and neglect in Texas. We will discuss the definitions and types of abuse and neglect according to the Texas Family Code. We will also discuss signs and symptoms of child abuse. The presentation will detail prevalence of child abuse in Texas and the basics of reporting to Statewide Intake (the Abuse Hotline).


Event to be held at the following times, dates and locations:

Wednesday, April 3, 2019 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. (CDT)

Carver Branch, Austin Public Library
1161 Angelina Street
Austin, TX 78702

Select to Register for April 3rd


Tuesday, April 16, 2019 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. (CDT)

Manchaca Road Branch, Austin Public Library
5500 Manchaca Road
Austin, TX 78745

Select to Register for April 16th


Tuesday, April 30, 2019 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. (CDT)

North Village Branch, Austin Public Library
2505 Steck Avenue
Austin, TX 7875

Select to Register for April 30th

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