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 sees spike in confirmed child abuse cases
    I don’t know how you absorb that,” said Stephen Scott, a consultant and former Prevent Child Abuse Iowa director who ... “I do not see how DHS can keep up with this demand with such limited resources, ...
    05/29/2018 - 6:15 am | View Link
  • 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 lightni...
    03/21/2018 - 5:44 pm | View Link
  • Iowa DHS director asks for time to reshape agency
    DES MOINES | Iowa Department of Human Services Director Jerry Foxhoven told lawmakers ... While the national average turnover in child welfare is 20 percent, the rate at DHS has ranged from 3.4 percen...
    01/18/2018 - 10:05 am | View Link
  • Results of Investigation Into Iowa DHS Show Overworked, Undertrained Employees
    On Friday, the 106 pages of documented results released by the Child Welfare Policy and Practice Group paint ... workload and a culture that seems heavily compliance focused." DHS' new director, Jerry ...
    12/22/2017 - 6:00 pm | View Link
  • Jerry Foxhoven to succeed Chuck Palmer as Iowa DHS chief
    Foxhoven will succeed retiring DHS Director Chuck Palmer ... strategic planning and public policy advocacy. He also was director of two separate child welfare advocacy programs — Court Appointed Speci...
    06/14/2017 - 8:43 am | View Link
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  • DAAT List
    The DHS Acronyms, Abbreviations, and Terms (DAAT) list contains homeland security related acronyms, abbreviations, and terms that can be found in DHS documents, reports, and the FEMA Acronyms, Abbreviations, and Terms (FAAT) list.
    10/13/2018 - 2:03 pm | View Website
  • Iowa: CPS Social Worker Charged With Perjury during TPR ...
    The WCF Courier reported: Marie Mahler, 39, of Cedar Falls, filed three reports between Aug. 27, 2004, and Oct. 7, 2004, used in a juvenile court case that she “knew or reasonably should have known were false” and that the reports would be used by a judge to make a decision in the case, according to court records obtained by the Courier.
    10/13/2018 - 6:10 am | View Website
  • Home | Iowa Department of Human Services
    The Iowa Medicaid Enterprise (IME) is the division of the Iowa Department of Human Services (DHS) that administers the Medicaid program.
    10/11/2018 - 11:42 am | View Website
  • Council on Human Services | Iowa Department of Human Services
    There is created within the department of human services a council on human services which shall act in a policymaking and advisory capacity on matters within the jurisdiction of the department.
    10/10/2018 - 5:05 pm | View Website
  • Grant Partners | Iowa Women's Foundation
    The Iowa Women’s Foundation is proud of its partnerships with over 100 state-based organizations since its founding in 1994. Learn more about the projects we have funded by year, issue, or location in Iowa.
    10/10/2018 - 4:12 am | View Website
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