THIS OPINION HAS NO PRECEDENTIAL VALUE. IT SHOULD NOT BE CITED OR RELIED ON AS PRECEDENT IN ANY PROCEEDING EXCEPT AS PROVIDED BY RULE 239(d)(2), SCACR.
THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA
In The Court of Appeals
South Carolina Department of Social Services, Respondent,
Adrienne M., William D., Ernest M. and Stephanie M., Defendants,
of whom Ernest M. and Stephanie M. are Appellants.
In the interest of a minor child under the age of 18.
Appeal From Greenville County
R. Kinard Johnson, Jr., Family Court Judge
Unpublished Opinion No. 2009-UP-176
Submitted April 1, 2009 – Filed April 28, 2009
Thomas Oliver Mobley, of Greenville, for Appellants.
Deborah Murdock, of Mauldin, for Respondent.
Robert A. Clark, of Greenville, for Guardian Ad Litem.
PER CURIAM: Ernest M. and Stephanie M. appeal the family court's order (1) finding Mother's minor child (Child) suffered physical injuries; (2) granting the South Carolina Department of Social Services (DSS) temporary custody of Child; (3) relieving DSS of making reasonable efforts to reunite or preserve Child's family; and (4) approving the permanency plan recommended for Child by DSS. We affirm pursuant to Rule 220(b), SCACR, and the following authorities: South Carolina Code Ann. § 63-7-20(18) (Supp. 2008) (“Physical injury means death or permanent or temporary disfigurement or impairment of any bodily organ or function."); § 63-7-1640(C) (Supp. 2008) (stating the family court may authorize DSS to forego reasonable efforts or reunify the family when the court determines the parent has subjected the child to severe or repeated abuse or neglect); § 63-7-1640(F) (Supp. 2008) ("In determining whether to authorize the department to terminate or forego reasonable efforts to preserve or reunify a family, the court must consider whether initiation or continuation of reasonable efforts to preserve or reunify the family is in the best interests of the child.").
HEARN, C.J., CURETON, A.J., and GOOLSBY, A.J., concur.
 We decide this case without oral argument pursuant to Rule 215, SCACR.