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Chapter VIII:Protective Services

1400- PURPOSE AND PHILOSOPHY

I. MISSION, VISION AND VALUES FOR FAMILY SUPPORT AND CHILD WELFARE SERVICES

II. PURPOSE OF CHILD PROTECTIVE SERVICES

III. MULTIPLE RESPONSE SYSTEM

IV. CLIENT RIGHTS AND RESPONSIBILITIES

V. A BRIEF HISTORICAL PERSPECTIVE OF CHILD PROTECTIVE SERVICES

1404 - LEGAL BASIS

I. LEGAL BASIS

II. NORTH CAROLINA STATUTES

III. COMMON LAW TRADITION

IV. LEGAL AUTHORITY

1406- ADMINISTRATION AND STAFFING

I. INTRODUCTION

II. MANDATED SERVICES

III. A TOTAL AGENCY RESPONSIBILITY

IV. ORGANIZATIONAL CHART AND DATA SYSTEM

V. STAFFING

VI. SPECIALIZATION AND TRAINING

VII. DATA TRACKING AND STATISTICS

1407 - STRUCTURED INTAKE

I. OVERVIEW

II. INTAKE AND SCREENING

III. INTAKE DECISIONS

IV. INTAKE PROCESS

V. INSTRUCTIONS FOR COMPLETION OF STRUCTURED INTAKE REPORT/ CPS INTAKE REPORT TOOL, DSS-1402

VI. MALTREATMENT SCREENING TOOL AND PROCEDURES

VII. ASSIGNMENT OF REPORTS FOR CPS ASSESSMENT

VIII. RESPONSE PRIORITY AND PROCEDURES

IX. SCREEN OUT TOOL

X. ASSESSING AGENCY HISTORY

ATTACHMENT A: MODEL FORMAT FOR FIVE DAY LETTER TO REPORTER

ATTACHMENT B: MODEL FORMAT FOR NOTIFICATION TO DISTRICT ATTORNEY

1408 - INVESTIGATIVE AND FAMILY ASSESSMENTS

I. OVERVIEW

II. CHILD PROTECTIVE SERVICES (CPS) ASSESSMENT OF SUSPECTED ABUSE, NEGLECT, AND DEPENDENCY

III. CONDUCTING A FAMILY ASSESSMENT

IV. CONDUCTING AN INVESTIGATIVE ASSESSMENT

V. SPECIAL CATEGORIES OF CPS ASSESSMENTS

ATTACHMENT A: DILIGENT EFFORTS TO LOCATE

ATTACHMENT B: MODEL FORMAT FOR NOTIFICATION TO DISTRICT ATTORNEY

ATTACHMENT C: MODEL FORMAT FOR CASE DECISION LETTER TO REPORTER IA

ATTACHMENT D: MODEL FORMAT FOR CASE DECISION LETTER TO REPORTER FA

ATTACHMENT E: MODEL FORMAT FOR IA CASE DECISION LETTER TO CARETAKER

ATTACHMENT F: MODEL FORMAT FOR FA CASE DECISION LETTER TO CARETAKER

1409- DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

I. INTRODUCTION

II. DEFINITION OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

III. STATUTORY AND POLICY ISSUES

IV. INTAKE

V. CHILD PROTECTIVE SERVICES ASSESSMENT

VI. INTERVIEWING THE NON-OFFENDING PARENT/ADULT VICTIM

VII. INTERVIEWING CHILDREN

VIII. INTERVIEWING THE ALLEGED PERPETRATOR OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

IX. COLLATERALS

X. SAFETY PLANNING

XI. CASE DECISION

XII. CPS IN-HOME SERVICES

XIII. DOCUMENTATION

XIV. CASE CLOSURE

XV. COMMUNITY COLLABORATION

ATTACHMENT A: DV RESOURCES FOR ENHANCED PRACTICE

ATTACHMENT B: CHILDREN'S DOMESTIC VIOLENCE ASSESSMENT TOOL (DSS-5237)

ATTACHMENT C: NON-OFFENDING PARENT/ADULT VICTIM DV ASSESSMENT TOOL (DSS-5235)

ATTACHMENT D: DV PERPETRATOR ASSESSMENT TOOL (DSS-5234)

ATTACHMENT E: PERSONALIZED DV SAFETY PLAN (DSS-5233)

1411 - SAFE SURRENDER

I. INTRODUCTION / LEGAL BASIS

II. INTAKE / SCREENING

III. CPS ASSESSMENT

IV. CASE DECISION

1412 - CPS IN-HOME SERVICES

I. INTRODUCTION

II. FAMILY-CENTERED APPROACH

III. CHILD AND FAMILY TEAMS AND THE TEAM APPROACH

IV. CPS IN-HOME SERVICES PRACTICE

V. DEVELOPING THE IN-HOME FAMILY SERVICES AGREEMENT

VI. IMPLEMENTING THE CPS IN-HOME FAMILY SERVICES AGREEMENT

VII. TRANSFER OF CASES

VIII. TERMINATION OF CPS IN-HOME SERVICES AND FAMILY SUPPORT SERVICES

IX. EXPANDED PRACTICE

X. DOCUMENTATION

1414 - THE USE OF JUVENILE COURTS

THIS SECTION HAS BEEN OBSOLETED AND INCORPORATED INTO CHAPTER X THE JUVENILE COURT AND CHILD WELFARE.

1418 - INVESTGATIVE ASSESSMENTS IN CHILD CARE FACILITIES

I. INTRODUCTION

II. LEGAL BASIS

III. ROLE OF THE DEPARTMENTS OF SOCIAL SERVICES

IV. THE ROLE OF THE CHILD ABUSE/NEGLECT UNIT, DIVISION OF CHILD DEVELOPMENT

V. CONCLUSION

1420 - PROTOCOL FOR INVESTIGATING SEXUAL ABUSE ALLEGATIONS IN CHILD CARE FACILITIES

I. INTRODUCTION

II. PURPOSE

III. GOALS

IV. INTERAGENCY TASK FORCE

V. CRITERIA, ROLES, RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE ITF

VI. CONFIDENTIALITY

VII. PROCEDURES

VIII. MEDIA

IX. PROSECUTION

X. MEDICAL PROTOCOL for EVALUATIONS of SEXUAL ABUSE in CHILD CARE

1422 - CHILD MEDICAL & CHILD/FAMILY EVALUATION PROGRAM

I. INTRODUCTION

II. THE CHILD MEDICAL EVALUATION PROGRAM (CMEP)

III. CHILD/FAMILY EVALUATION PROGRAM (CFEP)

1424 - CASE RECORD

I. INTRODUCTION

II. A SEPARATE CASE RECORD 10A NCAC 70A .0112

III. CONTENTS OF THE CPS CASE RECORD

ATTACHMENT A: DILIGENT EFFORTS TO LOCATE

1426 - CENTRAL REGISTRY

I. INTRODUCTION

II. PURPOSE

III. REPORTING TO THE CENTRAL REGISTRY

IV. CONFIDENTIALITY OF THE CENTRAL REGISTRY

V. DSS-5104 FORM COMPLETION: FIELDS AND CODES

VI. LOGON AND LOGOFF PROCEDURES

VII. CENTRAL REGISTRY ENTRY AND FUNCTION

VIII. DSS-5104 FORM FIELDS AND CODES

1427 - RESPONSIBLE INDIVIDUALS LIST

I. INTRODUCTION

II. DEFINITIONS

III. RESPONSIBLE INDIVIDUALS LIST STATUTE (G.S. § 7B-311)

IV. OUT-OF-STATE SITUATIONS

V. JUDICIAL REVIEW

VI. ELIGIBILITY

VII. DSS-5104a FORM COMPLETION: FIELDS AND CODES

ATTACHMENT 1. RIL USER MANUAL

ATTACHMENT 3. PERSONAL WRITTEN NOTIFICATION TO THE RESPONSIBLE INDIVIDUAL

ATTACHMENT 4. NOTIFICATION BY THE dIRECTOR DENYING EXPUNCTION

ATTACHMENT 5. NOTIFICATION BY THE DIRECTOR EXPUNGING THE RIL NAME

ATTACHMENT 8. PERSONAL WRITTEN NOTICE TO THE RESPONSIBLE INDIVIDUAL OF THE CASE DECISION AFTER PETITION

1428 - CONFIDENTIALITY AND RELEASE OF INFORMATION

I. INTRODUCTION

II. INTERAGENCY SHARING OF INFORMATION ABOUT JUVENILES

III. CONFIDENTIALITY OF ALCOHOL AND DRUG ABUSE RECORDS

IV. EXAMINATION OF THE CASE RECORD

IV. DISCLOSURE IN CHILD FATALITY OR NEAR FATALITY CASES (N.C.G.S. § 7B-2902)

1432 - STATE CHILD FATALITY REVIEW PROTOCOL

I. HISTORY AND PURPOSE OF STATE CHILD FATALITY REVIEW TEAM

II. REPORTS OF CHILD FATALITIES TO THE DIVISION AND DECISION TO CONDUCT A REVIEW

III. PREPARING FOR THE REVIEW

IV. CONDUCTING THE ON-SITE REVIEW

V. THE CHILD FATALITY REVIEW REPORT

VI. PRESENTATION AND COMMUNITY RESPONSE TO THE STATE CHILD FATALITY REPORT

ATTACHMENT A. STATE CHILD FATALITY INTAKE FORM

ATTACHMENT B. DIMENSIONS OF AN INTENSIVE FATALITY REVIEW

ATTACHMENT C. STATE CHILD FATALITY REVIEW FINDINGS AND RECOMMENDATIONS

1434 - COMMUNITY CHILD PROTECTION TEAM

I. PURPOSE AND AUTHORITY

II. NATURE AND PURPOSE OF THE COMMUNITY CHILD PROTECTION TEAM (N.C.G.S. § 7B-1406)

III. STANDARD OPERATING PROCEDURES

IV. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE CHAIR (N.C.G.S. § 7B-1407(g))

V. DUTIES OF THE COUNTY DIRECTOR OF SOCIAL SERVICES (N.C.G.S. §7B-1409)

VI. RESPONSIBILITY FOR TRAINING OF TEAM MEMBERS (N.C.G.S. §7B-1411)

VII. FREQUENCY OF MEETINGS (N.C.G.S. § 7B-1407(g))

VIII. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE CCPT (N.C.G.S. §7B-1406)

IX. SELECTION OF CASES FOR REVIEW

X. REVIEW OF CHILD FATALITIES

XI. REPORT TO THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS

XII. MULTIPLE RESPONSE SYSTEM (MRS)

XIII. ADVOCACY

XIV. ACCESS TO RECORDS (N.C.G.S. §7B-1413)

XV. CONFIDENTIALITY (N.C.G.S. §108A-80; N.C.G.S. §7B-1413)

XVI. LIABILITY OF TEAM MEMBERS

XVII. CHILD FATALITY PREVENTION TEAMS (N.C.G.S. §7B-1406)

XVIII. CONCLUSION

ATTACHMENT A. COMMUNITY CHILD PROTECTION TEAM CONFIDENTIALITY AGREEMENT

1436 - BEST PRACTICE GUIDANCE FOR SOCIAL WORKER WELL-BEING

I. FAMILY-CENTERED PRACTICE – MULTIPLE RESPONSE SYSTEM AND SYSTEM OF CARE

II. SOCIAL WORK SAFETY

III. AVOIDING BURN-OUT AND OTHER EMOTIONAL HAZARDS

IV. BLOODBORNE PATHOGENS IN THE WORKPLACE

1438 - MEDICAL NEGLECT OF DISABLED INFANTS WITH LIFE THREATENING CONDITIONS

I. INTRODUCTION

II. LEGAL BASIS

III. SPECIAL PROCEDURES

1440 - ENHANCED PRACTICE FOR WORKING WITH SPECIAL POPULATIONS

I. INTRODUCTION

II. THE IMPACT OF DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITY

III. ISSUES RELATED TO MENTAL RETARDATION

IV. ISSUES RELATED TO MOTOR IMPAIRMENTS

V. ISSUES RELATED TO SENSORY DISABILITY

VI. ISSUES RELATED TO LEARNING DISABILITIES

VII. ISSUES RELATED TO SEVERE EMOTIONAL DISTURBANCE AND MENTAL ILLNESS

VIII. IMPLICATIONS OF CHRONIC ILLNESS

IX. THE IMPACT OF CULTURAL DIVERSITY

X. THE IMPACT OF HOMELESSNESS

XI. THE IMPACT OF DRUG AND ALCOHOL ABUSE

 

 



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