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Gail Riecken

DCS panel endorses changes to child abuse hotline

INDIANAPOLIS | A legislative panel on Tuesday recommended changing Indiana's centralized child abuse hotline by having county-level case managers decide whether to investigate claims of abuse. Though that change likely won't happen until at least 2014.

November 27, 2012 12:53 pm

Legislators told centralized child abuse hotline is wrong answer

INDIANAPOLIS | At times emotional and angry, more than a dozen Hoosiers told a legislative panel Wednesday that Indiana's centralized child abuse hotline is ineffective, dangerous and fails protect the state's most vulnerable citizens.

September 05, 2012 4:45 pm
Gail Riecken

Gail Riecken

State Rep. Gail Riecken

September 01, 2012 12:00 am
GUEST COMMENTARY: Centralized bureaucracies aren't serving local needs

GUEST COMMENTARY: Centralized bureaucracies aren't serving local needs

Andrea Neal’s Aug. 16 column about the Indiana Department of Child Services highlighted the very concerns that worry so many of us who are disturbed about the agency and other departments under this administration.

September 01, 2012 12:00 am

DCS official: 'We have challenges'

INDIANAPOLIS | A top Indiana Department of Child Services official told state legislators Wednesday that concerns voiced by many people regarding the agency have been "very legitimate."

August 22, 2012 3:30 pm
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