Foxhoven said he cannot promise tragedy won't strike again, but outlined numerous changes that he said he believes will make Iowa children safer.        

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  • Iowa Senate confirms DHS director
    child welfare, mental health and disability services, along with a workforce topping 4,600 employees. At the time of his appointment, Foxhoven called the DHS job “a dream opportunity.” Often a lightning rod, the department has received criticism since ...
    03/22/2018 - 12:30 am | View Link
  • Iowa Senate confirms DHS director
    Mark Segebart, R-Vail, told senators they would have to “look long and hard” to find a better candidate for the DHS jobs than Foxhoven ... including food assistance, Medicaid, child welfare, mental health and disability services, along with a workforce ...
    03/21/2018 - 7:43 pm | View Link
  • Results of Investigation Into Iowa DHS Show Overworked, Undertrained Employees
    IOWA -- The deaths of two teenage girls sparked an investigation of Iowa's Department of Human Services--one the DHS asked for. On Friday, the 106 pages of documented results released by the Child Welfare ... DHS' new director, Jerry Foxhoven, has ...
    12/22/2017 - 11:00 pm | View Link
  • Iowa DHS: Reports of child abuse on the rise
    “It takes these kinds of horrific cases to get to a point where we're looking strategically at our child welfare system and really figuring ... In a one-on-one interview with KCCI last week, new DHS Director Jerry Foxhoven said change is coming to ...
    06/19/2017 - 11:20 pm | View Link
  • Jerry Foxhoven to succeed Chuck Palmer as Iowa DHS chief
    Kim Reynolds announced Wednesday that Jerry Foxhoven, 64, will serve as director of the Iowa Department of Human Services. Foxhoven will succeed retiring DHS Director Chuck Palmer ... Medicaid, child welfare, mental health and disability services.
    06/14/2017 - 3:31 am | View Link
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    The Texarkana Gazette is the premier source for local news and sports in Texarkana and the surrounding Arklatex areas.
    05/22/2018 - 9:25 pm | View Website
  • National Child Welfare Resource Center for Organizational ...
    Webinar! February 6, 2014: Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI) for Courts and Child Welfare: Collaborations to Improve Outcomes Co-sponsored by the National Resource Center for Legal and Judicial Issues (NRCLJI) In this session court and child welfare partners from two states will discuss outcome data they are looking at, and collaborative court/child welfare efforts to improve outcomes.
    05/22/2018 - 9:08 am | View Website
  • Home | Iowa Department of Human Services
    The Iowa Department of Human Services (DHS) reminds Iowans with low to moderate income, Iowans who are elderly, and Iowans with disabilities that they can get free tax preparation services at sites throughout the state.
    05/22/2018 - 9:01 am | View Website
  • State-by-State Analysis of Child Welfare Systems | Lambda ...
    The information in the chart below is a summary of explicit state-based statutory-, regulatory- and policy-based protections, where they exist, against discrimination on account of sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression (“SOGIE”) in the nation’s child welfare system.
    05/21/2018 - 9:02 am | View Website
  • Federal Register :: Indian Child Welfare Act; Designated ...
    The regulations implementing the Indian Child Welfare Act provide that Indian Tribes may designate an agent other than the Tribal chairman for service of notice of proceedings under the Act. This notice includes the current list of designated Tribal agents for service of notice.
    05/20/2018 - 9:49 pm | View Website
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