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Mandatory overtime ordered for Georgia child protective services agency to resolve large case backlog

...eliminates a backlog of child protective services investigations.More than 3,300 Georgia child protective services investigations are overdue...Tuesday.Investigations into child protective services complaints are supposed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-06-24/mandatory-overtime-ordered-ge
Woman helps former addicts by sharing story

...came home a week later. Kate and her brother were put into foster care while her mother was investigated by Child Protective Services.Her brother became angrier and angrier and took his frustrations out on the family pets, sometimes killing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/your-faith/2014-11-07/woman-helps-former-addic
Children's services scrutinized

...task force and reform in child protective services. Now, with the deaths...recommendations on improving child protective services, is looking for ideas wherever...Institute by the Georgia Child Protective Services Task Force. "If they haven't...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/02/10/met_282089.shtml
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Task force help OK'd by DFCS

...child falls through the child protective services system. On Friday, local...thoughts about Augusta's child protective services. In March, Richmond County...failed by the state's child protective services. Reach Sandy Hodson at...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/04/28/met_315766.shtml
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Mandatory overtime ordered for Ga. DFCS workers

...eliminates a backlog of child protective services investigations. More than 3,300 Georgia child protective services investigations are overdue...Tuesday. Investigations into child protective services complaints are supposed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-06-25/mandatory-ot-ga-dfcs
Department of Social Services requests 200 more workers to reach caseload goals

...more than 14 to 20 children ideally.The new positions would reverse a four-year decline in the number of child-protective services and foster care positions at the agency. Those positions have dropped by 255, or 18 percent, since 2009...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-07-24/department-social-services-re
Report says police, not politics, to blame for delay in probe of Jerry Sandusky

...the report, prosecutors told Moulton they waited until 2011 to search Sandusky's home computer and subpoena child protective services records because they "believed that they were unlikely to be productive and would have risked publicly revealing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-06-23/report-says-police-not-po
Georgia seeks to hire 175 DFCS caseworkers

...recently that the General Assembly must fully fund Child Protective Services.Through budget cuts and the loss of other funds, "the ability of the state to [operate] Child Protective Services has been decimated," Lehman said."The work...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-05-29/georgia-seeks-hire-175-d
Ga. Senate OKs bill to privatize some state child welfare services; bill now heads to House

...wouldn't address the underlying issues in those deaths, or improve the system. Moss was not in foster care and child protective services would still be the responsibility of the state, they noted.Democrats who sit on the Health and Human Services...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-02-18/ga-senate-oks-bill-priva
Night at the Movies

...Mister's mother is arrested, leaving the boy and 9-year-old Pete alone to forage for food while dodging child protective services and the destructive scenarios of the Brooklyn projects. ExchangeROMEO AND JULIET (PG-13): Shakespeare's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2013-10-09/night-movies