is the intent that this tool be an aid in case management.Each case manager is expected to take time
to master the information, to follow
and to incorporate it into his or her daily work with children and
families.As the department develops its practice model, it will
be clear that these activities, principles and philosophies are at the core.
is an exciting time at the Department of Children’s Services.Efforts are being made to ensure
appropriate work with children and families to
create successful outcomes.Further,
the department has been empowered to support the
field as never before to achieve success in case work.A key to support is the sharing of adequate information that supports the department’s
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in partnership with families, local communities, juvenile courts, and schools
will provide timely, appropriate, and cost
effective services to children in state custody or at risk of state custody,
so these children can strive to reach their
full potential as productive, competent, and healthy adults.