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CHAPTER VIII - PROTECTIVE SERVICES TABLE OF CONTENTS

1400 - PURPOSE AND PHILOSOPHY

  1. THE MISSION, VISION AND VALUES FOR FAMILY SUPPORT AND CHILD WELFARE SERVICES
  2. PURPOSE OF CHILD PROTECTIVE SERVICES
  3. MULTIPLE RESPONSE SYSTEM
  4. CLIENT RIGHTS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
  5. A BRIEF HISTORICAL PERSPECTIVE OF CHILD PROTECTIVE SERVICES
1404 - LEGAL BASIS
  1. LEGAL BASIS
  2. NORTH CAROLINA STATUTES
  3. COMMON LAW TRADITION
  4. LEGAL AUTHORITY
1406- ADMINISTRATION AND STAFFING
  1. INTRODUCTION
  2. MANDATED SERVICES
  3. A TOTAL AGENCY RESPONSIBILITY
  4. ORGANIZATIONAL CHART AND DATA SYSTEM
  5. STAFFING
  6. SPECIALIZATION AND TRAINING
  7. DATA TRACKING AND STATISTICS
1407 - STRUCTURED INTAKE
  1. OVERVIEW
  2. INTAKE AND SCREENING
  3. INTAKE DECISIONS
  4. INTAKE PROCESS
  5. MALTREATMENT SCREENING TOOL AND PROCEDURES
  6. ASSIGNMENT OF REPORTS FOR CPS ASSESSMENT
  7. 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
  1. OVERVIEW
  2. CHILD PROTECTIVE SERVICES (CPS) ASSESSMENT OF SUSPECTED ABUSE, NEGLECT, AND DEPENDENCY
  3. CONDUCTING A FAMILY ASSESSMENT
  4. CONDUCTING AN INVESTIGATIVE ASSESSMENT
  5. 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
  1. INTRODUCTION
  2. DEFINITION OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE
  3. STATUTORY AND POLICY ISSUES
  4. INTAKE
  5. CHILD PROTECTIVE SERVICES ASSESSMENT
  6. INTERVIEWING THE NON-OFFENDING PARENT/ADULT VICTIM
  7. INTERVIEWING CHILDREN
  8. INTERVIEWING THE ALLEGED PERPETRATOR OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE
  9. COLLATERALS
  10. SAFETY PLANNING
  11. CASE DECISION
  12. CPS IN-HOME SERVICES
  13. DOCUMENTATION
  14. CASE CLOSURE
  15. 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)
1410 - CONFLICT OF INTEREST
  1. PURPOSE
  2. LEGAL AND POLICY BASIS
  3. CHILD PROTECTIVE SERVICES (CPS)
  4. IN-HOME SERVICES
  5. FOSTER CARE (CHILD PLACEMENT SERVICES) IN COI CASES
  6. WHEN COUNTY DEPARTMENTS DISAGREE
1411 - SAFE SURRENDER
  1. INTRODUCTION / LEGAL BASIS
  2. INTAKE / SCREENING
  3. CPS ASSESSMENT
  4. CASE DECISION
1412 - CPS IN-HOME SERVICES
  1. INTRODUCTION
  2. FAMILY-CENTERED APPROACH/LI>
  3. CHILD AND FAMILY TEAMS AND THE TEAM APPROACH
  4. CPS IN-HOME SERVICES PRACTICE
  5. DEVELOPING THE IN-HOME FAMILY SERVICES AGREEMENT
  6. IMPLEMENTING THE CPS IN-HOME FAMILY SERVICES AGREEMENT
  7. TRANSFER OF CASES
  8. TERMINATION OF CPS IN-HOME SERVICES AND FAMILY SUPPORT SERVICES
  9. EXPANDED PRACTICE
  10. DOCUMENTATION
1414 - THE USE OF JUVENILE COURTS
  1. THIS SECTION HAS BEEN OBSOLETED AND INCORPORATED INTO CHAPTER X THE JUVENILE COURT AND CHILD WELFARE.
1422 - CHILD MEDICAL & CHILD/FAMILY EVALUATION PROGRAM
  1. INTRODUCTION
  2. THE CHILD MEDICAL EVALUATION PROGRAM (CMEP)
  3. CHILD/FAMILY EVALUATION PROGRAM (CFEP)
1424 - CASE RECORD
  1. INTRODUCTION
  2. A SEPARATE CASE RECORD 10A NCAC 70A .0112
  3. CONTENTS OF THE CPS CASE RECORD
    ATTACHMENT A: DILIGENT EFFORTS TO LOCATE
1426 - CENTRAL REGISTRY
  1. INTRODUCTION
  2. PURPOSE
  3. REPORTING TO THE CENTRAL REGISTRY
  4. CONFIDENTIALITY OF THE CENTRAL REGISTRY
  5. DSS-5104 FORM COMPLETION: FIELDS AND CODES
  6. LOGON AND LOGOFF PROCEDURES
  7. CENTRAL REGISTRY ENTRY AND FUNCTION
  8. DSS-5104 FORM FIELDS AND CODES
1427 - RESPONSIBLE INDIVIDUALS LIST
  1. INTRODUCTION
  2. DEFINITIONS
  3. RESPONSIBLE INDIVIDUALS LIST STATUTE (G.S. § 7B-311)
  4. OUT-OF-STATE SITUATIONS
  5. JUDICIAL REVIEW
  6. ELIGIBILITY
  7. 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
  1. INTRODUCTION
  2. INTERAGENCY SHARING OF INFORMATION ABOUT JUVENILES
  3. CONFIDENTIALITY OF ALCOHOL AND DRUG ABUSE RECORDS
  4. EXAMINATION OF THE CASE RECORD
  5. DISCLOSURE IN CHILD FATALITY OR NEAR FATALITY CASES (N.C.G.S. § 7B-2902)
1432 - STATE CHILD FATALITY REVIEW PROTOCOL
  1. HISTORY AND PURPOSE OF STATE CHILD FATALITY REVIEW TEAM
  2. REPORTS OF CHILD FATALITIES TO THE DIVISION AND DECISION TO CONDUCT A REVIEW
  3. PREPARING FOR THE REVIEW
  4. CONDUCTING THE ON-SITE REVIEW
  5. THE CHILD FATALITY REVIEW REPORT
  6. 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
  1. PURPOSE AND AUTHORITY
  2. NATURE AND PURPOSE OF THE COMMUNITY CHILD PROTECTION TEAM (N.C.G.S. § 7B-1406)
  3. STANDARD OPERATING PROCEDURES
  4. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE CHAIR (N.C.G.S. § 7B-1407(G))
  5. DUTIES OF THE COUNTY DIRECTOR OF SOCIAL SERVICES (N.C.G.S. §7B-1409)
  6. RESPONSIBILITY FOR TRAINING OF TEAM MEMBERS (N.C.G.S. §7B-1411)
  7. FREQUENCY OF MEETINGS (N.C.G.S. § 7B-1407(G))
  8. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE CCPT (N.C.G.S. §7B-1406)
  9. SELECTION OF CASES FOR REVIEW
  10. REVIEW OF CHILD FATALITIES
  11. REPORT TO THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS
  12. MULTIPLE RESPONSE SYSTEM (MRS)
  13. ADVOCACY
  14. ACCESS TO RECORDS (N.C.G.S. §7B-1413)
  15. CONFIDENTIALITY (N.C.G.S. §108A-80; N.C.G.S. §7B-1413)
  16. LIABILITY OF TEAM MEMBERS
  17. CHILD FATALITY PREVENTION TEAMS (N.C.G.S. §7B-1406)
  18. CONCLUSION
    ATTACHMENT A. COMMUNITY CHILD PROTECTION TEAM CONFIDENTIALITY AGREEMENT
1436 - BEST PRACTICE GUIDANCE FOR SOCIAL WORKER WELL-BEING
  1. INTRODUCTION
  2. FAMILY-CENTERED PRACTICE – MULTIPLE RESPONSE SYSTEM AND SYSTEM OF CARE
  3. SOCIAL WORK SAFETY
  4. AVOIDING BURN-OUT AND OTHER EMOTIONAL HAZARDS
  5. BLOODBORNE PATHOGENS IN THE WORKPLACE
1438 - MEDICAL NEGLECT OF DISABLED INFANTS WITH LIFE THREATENING CONDITIONS
  1. INTRODUCTION
  2. LEGAL BASIS
  3. SPECIAL PROCEDURES
1440 - ENHANCED PRACTICE FOR WORKING WITH SPECIAL POPULATIONS
  1. INTRODUCTION
  2. THE IMPACT OF DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITY
  3. ISSUES RELATED TO MENTAL RETARDATION
  4. ISSUES RELATED TO MOTOR IMPAIRMENTS
  5. ISSUES RELATED TO SENSORY DISABILITY
  6. ISSUES RELATED TO LEARNING DISABILITIES
  7. ISSUES RELATED TO SEVERE EMOTIONAL DISTURBANCE AND MENTAL ILLNESS
  8. IMPLICATIONS OF CHRONIC ILLNESS
  9. THE IMPACT OF CULTURAL DIVERSITY
  10. THE IMPACT OF HOMELESSNESS
  11. THE IMPACT OF DRUG AND ALCOHOL ABUSE

 

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