Department for Community Based Services

Standards of Practice Online Manual

2.2 Receiving a Specialized Investigation Report

Cabinet for Health and Family Services

Department for Community Based Services
Division of Protection and Permanency
Standards of Practice Online Manual
Chapter:
Chapter 2-Child Protective Services (CPS) Intake and Investigation
Effective:
9/29/2014
Section:
2.2 Receiving a Specialized Investigation Report
Version:
4

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Legal Authority/Introduction

LEGAL AUTHORITY:

Procedure

The centralized intake SSW: 

  1. Contacts the Service Region Administrator (SRA) or designee, who assigns staff to conduct the investigation;1 
  2. Accepts all reports of human trafficking as exploitation reports, and enters them into TWIST under the name of the child’s parent/custodian;
  3. Conducts an investigation for all other types of specialized reports and enters reports in TWIST under the alleged perpetrator’s name;
  4. Follows procedures outlined in SOP 3.10 Onsite Provision of Services when assistance is requested from one county or region to another county or region to provide needed services for specialized investigations.
 

Footnotes

  1. It is advisable that staff who have direct knowledge of the case not be assigned to conduct the investigation.

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