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Hogg Foundation Funds New Initiative to Provide Safer, More Effective Alternatives to Seclusion and Restraint

The Hogg Foundation for Mental Health at The University of Texas at Austin is funding a new statewide initiative to help residential treatment centers adopt safer, more effective tools than traumatic and potentially deadly seclusion and restraint practices commonly used to manage the behavior of children and youth.

University of Texas at Austin College of Pharmacy Helps Ensure Proper Use of Psychotropic Medications for Children in Foster Care

The University of Texas at Austin College of Pharmacy and the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services (DFPS) have released revised and updated parameters to ensure the proper use of psychiatric medications for children in foster care.