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Helping in Child Protective Services A Competency-Based Casework Handbook by M.P.A. Nancy McDaniel

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Published by Amer Humane Assn .
Written in English


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ContributionsChildren"s Division American Humane Association (Editor), Ph.D. Patricia Schene (Editor)
The Physical Object
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Open LibraryOL11476296M
ISBN 100930915097
ISBN 109780930915094

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Therein lies the impetus for the latest version of Helping in Child Protective Services: A Competency-Based Casework Handbook, or, as it has come to be called, the Helping Handbook. When originally published in , the Helping Handbook contained the latest information, policy direction, and practice guidance in CPS. In ten years' time. Child Protective Services: A Guide for Caseworkers 7. Best practices and critical issues in casework practice are underscored throughout. The. primary audience includes CPS caseworkers, supervisors, and administrators. State, tribal, and local CPS agency trainers may use the manual for pre- File Size: 2MB. Helping in Child Protective Services: A Competency-Based Casework Handbook American Humane Association, Children's Division Staff Published by Oxford University Press, Incorporated. Best Practices in Child Protection The Protection Project and ICMEC | 1 Introduction Children are among our most vulnerable populations. The injustices many children suffer are unspeakable and occur in all corners of the globe, in all walks of life. The term “child protection” is very broad and can encompass a wide range of Size: 1MB.

CHILD PROTECTIVE SERVICES AND THE JUVENILE JUSTICE SYSTEM A guide to protect the constitutional rights of both parents and children as ruled by the Federal Circuit Courts and Supreme Court. TABLE OF CONTENTS Preface 1 About The Authors 1 Introduction 1 SECTION 1 – Never Ever Trust Anyone from CPS/DCF 2 SECTION 2 – Are All. The Child Protective Services is the major system of intervention of child abuse and neglect in California. Existing law provides for services to abused and neglected children and their families. The Child Protective Services goal is to keep the child in his/her own home when it is safe, and when the child is at risk, to develop an alternate plan as quickly as possible. Currently, DCFS and the Illinois Department of Healthcare & Family Services (HFS) – the state's Medicaid agency – are planning for the implementation of managed care for DCFS. They are working with YouthCare, private agency providers and other child welfare experts to ensure youth's needs are prioritized during the implementation of managed care. The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) - Caro Browsers that can not handle javascript will not be able to access some features of this site. Some functions of this site are disabled for browsers blocking jQuery.

Child Protective Services (CPS) has the flexibility to apply the response that best matches the needs of the families. La Crosse County CPS utilizes two approaches: Traditional Response and Alternative Response. When there is a serious and immediate risk of harm to children, CPS responds with a Traditional Investigation. Deborah Frontiera's book, Fighting CPS, is a case study in why crimes against children should be investigated by law enforcement as opposed to CPS--a well-intentioned social service agency lacking law enforcement training, priorities and experience/5(13). It was written to help child protective services caseworkers work effectively with, support, and strengthen the role of fathers in their children's lives. Protecting Children in Families Affected by Substance Use Disorders. Child Protective Services (CPS) investigates reports of child abuse and neglect to protect children from harm now and in the future. CPS works to strengthen and stabilize families so that they can safely care for their children at home. When that is not possible, CPS works with the courts and communities.