The Forensic Assessment Center Network (FACN) is a coordinated group of physicians
from six medical schools in Texas who are experts in child abuse and neglect.
A joint project of the Department of Family and Protective Services and the University
of Texas Health Science Center-Houston, the FACN provides 24-hour support for CPS
investigative staff via a statewide toll free number and a web-based system. FACN
physicians also provide ongoing education to CPS workers about medical aspects of