Summary of Previous Revisions

September 1, 2022

CCI Overview (PATS 13787)

August 1, 2022

Documenting Forensic Interviews and Referring Employee Investigations

July 1, 2022

CCI Investigation Jurisdiction and Program Organization (PATS 13804)

May 2, 2022

IMPACT Enhancements (PATS 13766)

Caseworkers for Children in CPS Care (PATS 13767)

Family Advocates and Other Advocacy Organizations (PATS 13772)

April 1, 2022

Investigations Requiring Case Assistance

March 1, 2022

Supervisor Review Time Frames and Storing Investigation Files

CCI Handbook Reorganization

January 3, 2022

Supervisor Review Time Frames and Appendix Resources

Storing Investigation Files

December 1, 2021

Documenting CCI Supervisor Staffings

November 1, 2021

Removing Regulatory Policy from CCI Handbook – Sections 2000, 3000, 4000, 5000, 9000, and Appendices

Removing Regulatory Policy from CCI Handbook – Section 7000

October 1, 2021

Working with Family Advocates and Other Advocacy Organizations

September 1, 2021

Interviewing Adults

CCI Handbook Definitions of Terms

July 1, 2021

CCI Secondary Approval

June 1, 2021

CCI Investigations of a Fatality or Near Fatality

Processing CCI Multiple Referral Investigations

April 1, 2021

Use of CCI Provider Notification Drop-down Option

CCI Intake Reports Not Screened

March 1, 2021

CCI Safety Plans

Documenting CCI Discussions about Child Sexual Aggression

Notifications to Residential Child Care Contracts During a CCI Investigation

February 1, 2021

Time Frame to Approve or Reject an Extension Request

January 4, 2021

Investigations Involving Trafficking or Child Fatality

November 30, 2020

Initial and Merged Investigation Tasks

October 30, 2020

Communicating ARIF Determinations to Child Care Regulations

PN Screening Procedures

September 1, 2020

Methods of Initiation and Notification to Providers

August 10, 2020

Updates to Investigations and State-Issued Equipment in Child Care Investigations (CCI) Handbook

October 2, 2018

New handbook title

July 2, 2018

Handling Disputed Criminal Histories

Permit Renewals

March 1, 2018

Inspecting an Operation During a Corrective Action

February 1, 2018

Revisions Related to Processing Fee Refunds

November 1, 2017

Unpaid Administrative Penalties

Revisions to LPPH 4000 (Inspections) and 3000 (Application and Issuance)

October 2, 2017

Documentation of Observations Made During the Inspection

Serious Injury Definition and Allegation Type

Risk Based Follow-Up Actions in Illegal Operations

August 28, 2017

Enforcement Team Conferences

July 1, 2017

Time Frames for Abuse and Neglect Investigations

April 3, 2017

Child Sexual Aggression

March 1, 2017

Revisions Related to Changes in Enforcement Policy

Initiation and Interviewing Alleged Victims

December 1, 2016

Health and Safety Audits for Certain Daycare Operations

October 3, 2016

Submitting and Approving Abuse or Neglect Investigations

September 1, 2016

Background Checks and Fees

June 1, 2016

Sex Offender Match Level One Intakes

Revisions to LPPH 3000, 4000, and 5100

Administrative Reviews and Final Dispositions

Documenting Closure and Drafting Letters for Auto Revocations

Administrative Penalties for Violations Corrected Before Inspection


March 1, 2016

Near Fatality

Sex Offender Match Level One Intakes

Considerations for Military Persons Applying for or Renewing Their Administrator Licenses

December 1, 2015

Documenting Follow-Up With an Operation

Sex Offender Proximity Matches

Documenting Observations Made During the Inspection

Investigations Involving Allegations of Abuse or Neglect

Adverse Actions Notifications

Administrative Penalty Updates

General Revisions to LPPH 3000 and 4000

Policy Updates Related to Sex Offender Proximity Matches

Distribution of the Preliminary and Final Child Death Report

Unannounced Inspections for P3 Investigations

September 1, 2015

Application and Issuance

Enforcement Team Conferences

Reviewing an Abuse or Neglect Investigation

Determining the Findings

LPPH 6526 Release of Information for a Child Death

August 24, 2015

Administrative Penalty Policy

June 1, 2015

Scanning Photos Using iPhone App

Inspection Requirements

Clarification for LPPH 6280

Licensing Responsibilities Related to a CPA Internal Investigation

Conducting Surveillance During Corrective Action

Amending a Citation as a Result of an Administrative Review

Holding Administrative Reviews for Controlling Persons

Following Up on Automatic Revocations

March 2, 2015

Designee Status in CLASS

Revisions to Follow-Up Policy and Procedure

Caregiver Ratios Beyond Licensing Requirements

Time of Initiation for Non-Abuse or Neglect Investigations

Requesting and Documenting a Courtesy Interview

Investigation Findings

Voluntary Suspension

Administrative Reviews

CLASS Roles and Functionality

Appendix 2000-4 Decision Guide

December 1, 2014

Pictures in Sensitive Areas

Abuse or Neglect When a Perpetrator Cannot Be Determined

Determining Whether a Program Is Exempt From Regulation

Administrative Penalties

August 18, 2014

Investigating a Child's Death

June 2, 2014

Risk Analysis Policy

Implement Two New Priorities for Investigations

March 3, 2014


New Exemptions From Regulation

Photo and Video Policy

Background Checks

Military Applicants and Remedial Action for Ineligible Controlling Person

Administrative Penalties

February 3, 2014

Clarification of Investigation Policy

January 2, 2014

Rejecting an Investigation

December 2, 2013

Investigations of Illegal Operations

Due Process Procedures

November 8, 2013


November 2013

P2 Serious Injury Amendments

October 2013

CLASS Search Function: Updates to 1000, 3000, 4000, 5400, 6000, 9000

Reporter Notifications

August 2013

Reporter Notifications

May 2013

Licensing Investigations

April 2013

Central Registry and Criminal History Searches

March 2013

Updates to Policy on Controlling Persons

Revisions to LPPH 6000 Investigations

Entering an Investigation Into IMPACT for Approval

February 2013

Update Fee Policy for Non-Sufficient Funds (NSF)

January 2013

Section 3000 Applications

Random-Sampling Inspections

Notice of Intent to Revoke, Deny or Suspend

Follow Up to Suspension, Revocation, or Denial

Administrative Actions – Waivers and Variances

December 2012

Reorganization of 6000 Investigations

Controlling Person Policies for IT Rollout Phase II

November 1, 2012

Inspection Feedback Survey

September 4, 2012

Maternity Homes

The Entry Date Field in the CLASS Chronology

Controlling Persons

Monitoring Controlling Persons During Inspections

Records on Controlling Persons

2000 Handling Inquiries About the Licensing Process and Exemptions

3000 Application and Issuance

August 2012

LPPH 4000: Clarification and Reorganization

Taking Corrective Action

July 2012

Deficiencies Reported by Another Entity

Technical Assistance

CPA and RTC Enforcement Team Conferences

Documentation of Operating Status Effective Date in CLASS

June 2012

Off-Site Records Storage

Review Fee History Before Inspections

Removing CLASS Access Without an eMAC

May 2012

Clarification: Risk Evaluation is a Process

Background Check Fee Exemption Clarification

Deletion of CCL Appendix 1000-4

April 2012

Subpoena Policy

February 2012

Name change from TYC and TJPC to new agency Texas Juvenile Justice Department

January 2012

Exit Conference Following Inspections

Following Up on Deficiencies

Random-Sample Inspections of CPA Foster Homes

Person First Language

Voluntary Suspension Documentation Requirements in CLASS

December 2011

CPA Branch Office Effective Dates

Adding Time Frames for Inspecting CPA Branch Offices

Listed Family Home Fee Exemptions and Auto-Suspensions and Auto-Revocations

Reorganization of the 1000 Section

Clarification of Inspection Documentation

Exemptions for Programs With Parents on Premises

Evaluating an Operation With an Initial License

November 2011

Clarifying Policy on Administrative Reviews – Timeframes and Complete Requests

Deletion of Listed Home Investigation Reference

Listed Family Homes Now Subject to Administrative Penalties

Removal of CPA Branch Notification Requirement

Licensed Administrator Remedial Action

October 2011

Notifying Independent Foster Home Applicants About Criminal Background Check Requirement


People First Language

September 2011

Security Policy for CLASS and IMPACT

August 2011


April 2011

Administrative Review

February 2011

Removal of Appendix 3000-3

January 2011

Enforcement Recommendations

Monitoring Agency Home Sampling

November 2010

Review of Exemptions and Orientation

Changes In Law

October 2010

Formatting of Section 5300

September 2010

Clarifications on Waivers and Variances

August 2010

Notification of Reapplication Restrictions

April 2010

Time Frame for Reissuance of Permit

Reorganization of Section 3000

February 2010

Enforcement Team Conferences

December 2009

Formatting of Sections 2000, 6000, 7000, and 8000

Time Frame for Reissuance of Permit

November 2009

Formatting of Sections 4000, 5100, 5200, 5400

March 3, 2009

Interviews of Biological or Adopted Children of Providers (4th Amendment Decision)

March 2009

Employer-Based Child Care

Handling Intake Reports

November 2008

August 15 2008

Background Checks for Center Employees

August 2008

Background Checks

Educational Exemptions

Food Distribution Program

License Application

Cross References

July 2008

Types of Reports Investigated by Licensing

Investigations With Approved Extensions

Parallel Investigations With CPS

Investigations in CPS and CPA Foster Homes

Completing the Investigation

Referencing the Texas Family Code When Documenting Allegations of Exploitation

Disposition Codes When Entering Allegations of Abuse, Neglect, or Exploitation

Content of a Findings Letter to a Perpetrator

Change in Initiation Time Frames for Investigations

May 2008

Civil and Criminal Penalties

March 2008

Annual Enforcement Team Conferences

Meeting With Designated Center Directors

October 1, 2007

Handling Clearance Notices and Matches

Out-of-State Findings Involving Prospective Foster and Adoptive Homes

August 1, 2007

Investigation Procedures