Oklahoma DHS improving on child welfare efforts, according to Pinnacle Plan report

Tulsa World, April 28, 2017

The Oklahoma Department of Human Services has started turning around the problem of maltreatment of foster children, according to the latest progress report from an oversight panel, released Friday.

Last fall, a report from the Pinnacle Plan, which is an improvement plan developed from a class-action lawsuit settlement, showed the agency struggling in some areas. Now, for the first time, DHS has made “good faith efforts” to reduce maltreatment in care.

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