Department for Community Based Services

Standards of Practice Online Manual

4.34 Ongoing Assessment for Out of Home Care Cases

Cabinet for Health and Family Services

Department for Community Based Services
Division of Protection and Permanency
Standards of Practice Online Manual
Chapter:
Chapter 4-Out of Home Care Services (OOHC)
Effective:
1/22/2014
Section:
4.34 Ongoing Assessment for Out of Home Care Cases
Version:
3

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Legal Authority/Introduction

LEGAL AUTHORITY: 

Procedure

The SSW:

  1. Creates the ongoing case plan evaluation/ongoing assessment:
    1. At least every six (6) months;
    2. Prior to the periodic case planning conference; and
    3. Prior to case closure;
  2. Considers the high risk behaviors that brought the family into contact with the agency;
  3. Utilizes information gathered during contact with the family; and contact with the services providers;
  4. Considers the level of cooperation and efforts made by family members to reduce risk and address high risk behaviors;
  5. Assesses whether or not risk has been reduced in the home;
  6. Assesses whether or not the family has achieved their case plan objectives;
  7. Outlines the services and/or case actions necessary to achieve the case plan objectives and case closure; and
  8. Submits the evaluation/assessment for supervisor approval.

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