Tennessee Department of Children’s Services
Division of Training and Development
Permanency Plan Contents
Decrease the lengths of stay of children in state custody.
Reduce the number of placement moves experienced by
children in state care.
Reduce the number and rate of children being restricted
from their own families, own communities and family
Reduce all disparities associated with race/ethnicity,
gender, or age.
Better match and increase needed services to support child
and family well-being.