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Psychotropic Medication Utilization Parameters for Children and Youth in Foster Care (5th Version)

Source: Texas Department of Family and Protective Services
Date Published: 2016

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A "best practices" guide to ensure the proper use of psychotropic medications for the children in foster care.

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Foster parents can use this handout,"Mental Health Problems in Foster Care Children," to help prepare for doctor visits and make decisions about treating their child, who may have a mental health problem.

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