Texas Family Code - Section 264.406. Multidisciplinary Team
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Section: 264.305 264.306 264.401 264.402 264.403 264.404 264.405 264.406 264.407 264.408 264.409 264.410 264.411 264.501 264.502
§ 264.406. MULTIDISCIPLINARY TEAM. (a) A center's
multidisciplinary team must include employees of the participating
agencies who are professionals involved in the investigation or
prosecution of child abuse cases.
(b) A center's multidisciplinary team may also include
professionals involved in the delivery of services, including
medical and mental health services, to child abuse victims and the
(c) A multidisciplinary team shall meet at regularly
scheduled intervals to:
(1) review child abuse cases determined to be
appropriate for review by the multidisciplinary team; and
(2) coordinate the actions of the entities involved in
the investigation and prosecution of the cases and the delivery of
services to the child abuse victims and the victims' families.
(d) A multidisciplinary team may review a child abuse case
in which the alleged perpetrator does not have custodial control or
supervision of the child or is not responsible for the child's
welfare or care.
(e) When acting in the member's official capacity, a
multidisciplinary team member is authorized to receive information
made confidential by Section 40.005, Human Resources Code, or
Section 261.201 or 264.408.
Added by Acts 1995, 74th Leg., ch. 255, § 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1995.
Amended by Acts 1997, 75th Leg., ch. 575, § 32, eff. Sept. 1,
1997; Acts 2003, 78th Leg., ch. 185, § 1, eff. Sept. 1, 2003.
Last modified: August 11, 2007