Texas Family Code - FAM § 264.302. Early Youth Intervention Services
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(a) This section applies to a child who:
(1) is seven years of age or older and under 17 years of age; and
(2) has not had the disabilities of minority for general purposes removed under Chapter 31.
(b) The department shall operate a program under this section to provide services for children in at-risk situations and for the families of those children.
(c) The department may not provide services under this section to a child who has:
(1) at any time been referred to juvenile court for engaging in conduct that violates a penal law of this state of the grade of felony other than a state jail felony; or
(2) been found to have engaged in delinquent conduct under Title 3. 1
(d) The department may provide services under this section to a child who engages in conduct for which the child may be found by a court to be an at-risk child, without regard to whether the conduct violates a penal law of this state of the grade of felony other than a state jail felony, if the child was younger than 10 years of age at the time the child engaged in the conduct.
(e) The department shall provide services for a child and the child's family if a contract to provide services under this section is available in the county and the child is referred to the department as an at-risk child by:
(1) a juvenile court or probation department as part of a progressive sanctions program under Chapter 59;
(2) a law enforcement officer or agency under Section 52.03 ; or
(3) a justice or municipal court under Article 45.057, Code of Criminal Procedure .
(f) The services under this section may include:
(1) crisis family intervention;
(2) emergency short-term residential care for children 10 years of age or older;
(3) family counseling;
(4) parenting skills training;
(5) youth coping skills training;
(6) advocacy training; and
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