Fam. Code Section 264.406
(a)A center’s multidisciplinary team must include employees of the participating agencies described by Section 264.403 (Interagency Memorandum of Understanding)(a).
(b)A representative of any other entity may participate in the multidisciplinary team response as provided by the multidisciplinary team working protocol adopted under Section 264.4031 (Multidisciplinary Team Working Protocol) if:
(1)the entity participates in or provides the following:
(A)child abuse or neglect investigations;
(B)abuse or neglect investigations involving persons with a disability;
(C)services to alleged child abuse or neglect victims; or
(D)services to alleged victims who are persons with a disability;
(2)the center and the participating agencies agree in writing to the entity’s participation; and
(3)the entity signs the memorandum of understanding executed under Section 264.403 (Interagency Memorandum of Understanding) and the working protocol adopted under Section 264.4031 (Multidisciplinary Team Working Protocol).
(c)A multidisciplinary team shall be actively involved in the following multidisciplinary team response:
(1)coordinating the actions of the participating agencies involved in the investigation and prosecution of cases and the delivery of services to alleged abuse or neglect victims and the victims’ families; and
(2)conducting at regularly scheduled intervals multidisciplinary review of appropriate abuse or neglect cases as provided by the working protocol adopted under Section 264.4031 (Multidisciplinary Team Working Protocol).
(d)A multidisciplinary team may review an abuse or neglect case in which the alleged perpetrator is not a person responsible for a child’s care, custody, or welfare.
(e)A multidisciplinary team member is authorized to share with and receive from other multidisciplinary team members information made confidential by Chapter 552 (Public Information), Government Code, Section 40.005 (Confidentiality of Information) or 48.101 (Confidentiality and Disclosure of Information; Agency Exchange of Information), Human Resources Code, or Section 261.201 or 264.408 of this code when acting in the member’s official capacity as an employee of a participating agency described by Section 264.403 (Interagency Memorandum of Understanding)(a) or of another entity described by Subsection (b).
Section 264.406 — Multidisciplinary Team,
https://statutes.capitol.texas.gov/Docs/FA/htm/FA.264.htm#264.406 (accessed Nov. 25, 2023).