Tennessee Department of Children's Services http://wkms.org en Tennessee DCS to Improve Abuse Investigator Training http://wkms.org/post/tennessee-dcs-improve-abuse-investigator-training <p></p><p>The Department of Children's Services is reorganizing following problems that led to former Commissioner Kate O’Day’s resignation.</p><p>One of the biggest changes includes teaming with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation to better train child abuse investigators.</p><p>Interim Commissioner Jim Henry says district attorneys sometimes are unwilling to prosecute a case because of problems with the investigation. Henry also says DCS is moving forward with a new process for reviewing child deaths that officials hope will be a "gold standard" for the nation. Tue, 16 Apr 2013 12:28:16 +0000 Whitney Jones & The Associated Press 30614 at http://wkms.org Tennessee DCS to Improve Abuse Investigator Training TN Politicians Meet Over Child Records http://wkms.org/post/tn-politicians-meet-over-child-records <p></p><p>Tennessee House Democratic Caucus Chairman Mike Turner is calling for a special meeting to investigate the Department of Children's Services' refusal to release records related to the abuse and death of children under its care. Fri, 11 Jan 2013 14:15:21 +0000 John Walker & The Associated Press 26662 at http://wkms.org TN Politicians Meet Over Child Records