Policy Update
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WEEK OF 03/27/17  
03/29/17 17-13

CWS/CMS RELEASE 7.6 AND INTERIM RELEASE 7.6.0 CODE DROP SUMMARY

2017-FYI
WEEK OF 03/20/17  
03/20/17 17-12

Cesar Chavez Holiday

2017-FYI
WEEK OF 03/01/17  
03/15/17 17-11

Assessing the Use of Portable Space Heaters for Supervised Independent Living Placements (SILP)

2017-FYI
03/09/17 17-10

Reminder of Important Mileage Claim Procedural Requirements

2017-FYI
03/02/17 17-09

CHILD WELFARE NEW SYSTEM (CWS-NS) PROJECT

2017-FYI
WEEK OF 02/27/17  
02/27/17 17-08

Family Reunification Housing Subsidy (FRHS)

2017-FYI
02/27/17 17-07

Policy Release Update

2017-FYI
WEEK OF 02/20/17  
02/24/17 17-06

FCSS Release 3.0

2017-FYI
02/23/17 17-05

Group Home Notice of Replacement Report Mandatory Attachments

2017-FYI
02/21/17 17-04

Advocacy Services to Commercially Sexually Exploited Children (CSEC)

2017-FYI
WEEK OF 02/13/17  
02/16/17 17-03

RFA: Emergency Placements and Criminal Exemptions

2017-FYI
WEEK OF 01/30/17  
01/31/17 17-02

Psychiatric Hospitalization Discharge Checklist

2017-FYI
WEEK OF 01/23/17  
01/23/17 17-01

Policy Release Update

2017-FYI
WEEK OF 12/19/16  
12/22/16 16-45

Exit Outcomes for Youth and Nonminor Dependents Aging Out of Foster Care

2016-FYI
12/21/16 16-44

RFA: Emergency Assessments and Clearances

2016-FYI
12/21/16 16-43

Resource Family Approval (RFA) Program, FAQ

2016-FYI
12/19/16 16-42

Child and Family Teams and the Continuum of Care Reform New Requirements for Convening Child and Family Teams

2016-FYI
12/19/16 16-41

This is to provide staff with an update to the posting of revised Policy to LAKids

2016-FYI
WEEK OF 12/12/16  
12/05/16 16-40

Treatment for Head Lice and Scabies

2016-FYI
WEEK OF 11/14/16  
11/16/16 16-39

CWS/CMS 7.5 CODE DROP SUMMARY

2016-FYI
WEEK OF 10/24/16  
12/1/16 16-38

EQUIPMENT TRACKING SYSTEM (ETS) IMPLEMENTATION : DECEMBER 5, 2016

2016-FYI
10/26/16 16-38

EQUIPMENT TRACKING SYSTEM (ETS) IMPLEMENTATION : NOVEMBER 15, 2016(cancelled by FYI 16-38 (REV) )

2016-FYI
10/24/16 16-37

On-going Health Care Services at the Department of Health Services' Medical Hubs

2016-FYI
10/17/16 16-36

ARC Program Payment Schedule Change

2016-FYI
WEEK OF 10/03/16  
10/05/16 16-35

SPACE UTILIZATION GUIDELINES

2016-FYI
WEEK OF 09/26/16  
09/28/16 16-34

DETENTION OF A NONMINOR DEPENDENT'S CHILD

2016-FYI
WEEK OF 09/19/16  
10/28/16 16-33 (REV)

Foster Care Search System (FCSS) - DCFS 280 Automation Release 2.6 Implementation

2016-FYI
09/21/16 16-33

FOSTER CARE SEARCH SYSTEM (FCSS) - DCFS 280 AUTOMATION RELEASE 2.6 IMPLEMENTATION (cancelled by FYI 16-33 (REV) )

2016-FYI
09/19/16 16-32

POLICY RELEASE UPDATE

2016-FYI
WEEK OF 09/12/16  
09/13/16 16-31

SUPPLEMENT TO THE DUAL AGENCY RATE FOR DCFS - REGIONAL CENTER CHILDREN AND YOUTH

2016-FYI
WEEK OF 09/05/16  
09/08/16 16-30

OPENING OF A NEW COURT ROOM AT THE ANTELOPE VALLEY CHILDREN'S COURT

2016-FYI
WEEK OF 08/22/16  
08/26/16 16-29

PSYCHOTROPIC MEDICATION PRESCRIPTION STRATEGIES

2016-FYI
WEEK OF 08/08//16  
08/10/16 16-28

2016 BACK-TO-SCHOOL CLOTHING ALLOWANCE (BTSCA)

2016-FYI
WEEK OF 08/01//16  
08/01/16 16-27

COMMERCIALLY SEXUALLY EXPLOITED CHILDREN (CSEC) DOCUMENTATION IN THE CHILD WELFARE SERVICES/CASE MANAGEMENT SYSTEM (CWS/CMS)

2016-FYI
08/01/16 FYI 16-10 (REV)

2016 Presidential Elections Voter Registration for Youth Receiving DCFS Services

2016-FYI
08/01/16 FYI 16-26

ENTERING THE DATE AND FREQUENCY OF ABUSE/NEGLECT INCIDENTS IN THE CWS/CMS ALLEGATION NOTEBOOK

2016-FYI
WEEK OF 07/18//16  
07/21/16 FYI 16-25

POLICY RELEASE UPDATE

2016-FYI
WEEK OF 06/13//16  
06/14/16 FYI 16-24

OPENING OF A NEW COURT ROOM AT CHILDREN'S COURT

2016-FYI
WEEK OF 06/06//16  
06/07/16 FYI 16-23

AGENCIES WHO PARTICIPATED IN DEPARTMENT OF MENTAL HEALTH (DMH)COMMERCIALLY SEXUALLY EXPLOITED CHILDREN (CSEC) TRAINING

2016-FYI
06/07/16 FYI 16-22

DEDICATED DEPENDENCY COURT ROOM FOR COMMERCIALLY SEXUALLY EXPLOITED CHILDREN (CSEC)

2016-FYI
WEEK OF 06/01//16  
06/04/16 FYI 16-21

POLICY RELEASE UPDATE

2016-FYI
06/03/16 FYI 16-20

72 - HOUR TRANSITIONAL SHELTER CARE (TSC) Flow Chart

2016-FYI
WEEK OF 05/16//16  
05/17/16 FYI 16-19

CWS/CMS 74 Code Drop Summary

2016-FYI
WEEK OF 05/02//16  
05/05/16 FYI 16-18

STOP PLACEMENT REQUEST REASONS, ENDING PLACEMENT EPISODES, AND VERSION 2.4 UPDATES TO THE FOSTER CARE SEARCH SYSTEM AUTOMATED 280 PROCESS

2016-FYI
05/05/16 FYI 16-17

SERVICES FOR PARENTS DETAINED BY ICE

2016-FYI
05/05/16 FYI 16-16

PROBATE LEGAL GUARDIANSHIP FOR A YOUTH BETWEEN 18 AND 21 YEARS OF AGE

2016-FYI
WEEK OF 04/25//16  
04/27/16 FYI 16-15

This is to provide staff with an update to the posting of revised Policy to LAKids.

2016-FYI

04/26/16

FYI 16-14 ADVOCACY SERVICES TO COMMERCIALLY SEXUALLY EXPLOITED CHILDREN (CSEC) 2016-FYI
WEEK OF 04/18//16  
04/21/16 FYI 16-13

Mobile Client Portal

2016-FYI
WEEK OF 04/11//16  
04/11/16 FYI 16-12

Newly Released policy on Child and Family Team

2016-FYI
WEEK OF 03/28//16  
03/31/16 FYI 16-11

ALERTS FOR PSYCHOTROPIC MEDICATION (PMA) RENEWALS

2016-FYI
WEEK OF 03/14//16  
03/17/16 FYI 16-10

2016 Presidential Elections Voter Registration for Youth Receiving DCFS Services

2016-FYI
WEEK OF 03/07/16  
03/07/16 FYI 16-09 RECEIPT OF REPORT (ROR) DATE 2016-FYI
WEEK OF 03/01/16  
03/03/16 FYI 16-08 Opening of New Court Rooms at Children's Court 2016-FYI
03/03/16 FYI 16-07 PREVENTION & AFTERCARE SERVICES (PnA) REFERRALS 2016-FYI
03/02/16 FYI 16-06 Policy Release Update 2016-FYI
WEEK OF 02/25/16  
02/25/16 FYI 16-05 ATTACHING MINUTE ORDERS TO CASES IN CWS/CMS 2016-FYI
WEEK OF 02/8/16  
02/11/16 MD 16-01 USE OF CELLULAR PHONES Issued 2/11/16 2016-MD
WEEK OF 02/01/16  
02/04/16 FYI 16-04 Parking Fee Increase at EDELMAN Children’s Court 2016-FYI
WEEK OF 01/19/16  
01/19/16 FYI 16-03 ABDUCTED RUNAWAY KIDS SYSTEM / ABDUCTION TRACKING SYSTEM CONVERSION (ARKS) 2016-FYI
WEEK OF 01/11/16 ABDUCTED RUNAWAY KIDS SYSTEM / ABDUCTION TRACKING SYSTEM CONVERSION (ARKS)
01/11/16 FYI 16-01 Implementation of Special Project Codes in CWS/CMS for Parenting Minor and Non-Minor Dependents 2016-FYI
WEEK OF 12/21/15  
12/24/15 FYI 15-48 New Forms 2015-FYI
WEEK OF 12/14/15  
12/15/15 FYI 15-47 New Child and Family Team (CFT) Meeting Application 2015-FYI
12/15/15 FYI 15-46 ELECTRONIC NOTICE OF DEPENDENCY COURT HEARINGS 2015-FYI
WEEK OF 12/07/15  
12/11/15 FYI 15-45 Policy Release Update 2015-FYI
12/11/15 FYI 15-44 Outstation Agreement Procedures 2015-FYI
12/10/15 FYI 15-43 Information Sharing with Caregivers 2015-FYI
12/09/15 FYI 15-42

Family Preservation-Family Assessment

2015-FYI
WEEK OF 11/16/15  
11/17/15 FYI 15-41

Redacting Info From Court Reports

2015-FYI
WEEK OF 11/09/15  
11/10/15 FYI 15-40

CWS/CMS 7.3B CODE DROP SUMMARY

2015-FYI
11/09/15 FYI 15-39 Jv-140, Notification Of Mailing Address ( Cancelled per Policy Guide 0300-306.05, Noticing Process for Juvenile Court Proceedings ) 2015-FYI
WEEK OF 10/26/15  
10/27/15 FYI 15-37 NONMINOR DEPENDENTS IN OUT-OF-STATE PLACEMENTS (Cancelled per Policy Guide 0100-560.40, Supervised Independent Living Placement.) 2015-FYI
10/27/15 FYI 15-36 New Start Time for Detention Hearings at Edmund D. Edelman Children's Court 2015-FYI
10/27/15 FYI 15-34 STRUCTURED DECISION MAKING VERSION 3.0 (WebSDM) 2015-FYI
10/27/15 FYI 15-35

Adding Allegations to an Existing Referral

2015-FYI
WEEK OF 10/12/15  
10/16/15 FYI 15-33

Requesting Post TPR Eligibility Determination for AFDC-FC When Children are Placed With Relatives

2015-FYI
WEEK OF 10/05/15  
10/08/15 FYI 15-32

Referrals to the Asian Pacific Program

2015-FYI
WEEK OF 09/21/15  
09/24/15 FYI 15-31

NOTICE OF NEW MEDICAL RECORDS REQUEST FORM ON LAKIDS

2015-FYI
09/22/15 FYI 15-30

SA Access Project: Access To Substance Abuse Services For High Risk Parents (Cancelled: Program was discontinued as of 12/31/15)

2015-FYI
WEEK OF 08/31/15  
09/04/15 FYI 15-29

Women, Infant, and Children (WIC) Benefits for Out-of-Home Caregivers and Parents with Children 0-5 Years Old

2015-FYI
WEEK OF 08/10/15  
08/12/15 FYI 15-28

FOSTER CARE SEARCH SYSTEM (FCSS) PHASE II - DCFS 280 AUTOMATION IMPLEMENTATION

2015-FYI
WEEK OF 08/03/15  
08/04/15 FYI 15-27 Policy Release Update  
08/04/15 FYI 15-26

2015 Back To School Clothing Allowance (BTSCA)

2015 FYI
WEEK OF 07/20/15  
07/23/15 FYI 15-25

Important Information/New Guidelines: Regarding Use 0f County Blackberries and Cellular Phones

2015 FYI
WEEK OF 07/13/15  
07/16/15 FYI 15-24 Shelter Care Transportation Requests for Special Needs Children 2015 FYI
07/15/15 FYI 15-23 Approved Relative Caregiver (ARC) Program 2015 FYI
WEEK OF 07/06/15  
07/10/15 FYI 15-22

Mars Help Desk

2015 FYI
WEEK OF 06/22/15  
06/24/15 FYI 15-21

FC 1633A SSI Screening Guide Form FINAL 062415

2015 FYI
06/23/15 FYI 15-20

CWS CMS Identifier of Significant Other Living with Custodial Parent

2015 FYI
WEEK OF 06/08/15  
06/03/15 FYI 15-19

Notice Of Posting Of Forms Associated With Child And Family Team (CFT) Meetings

2015 FYI
WEEK OF 06/01/15  
06/03/15 FYI 15-18

CWS/CMS 7.3A Code Drop Summary

2015 FYI
06/03/15 FYI 15-17

New Policy Mobile App

2015 FYI
WEEK OF 05/18/15  
05/21/15 FYI 15-16

DCFS Form Video Tutorials In DCFS Policy and The DCFS University Website

2015 FYI
05/19/15 FYI 15-15

Mandatory Settlement Conference (MSC) Process

2015 FYI
WEEK OF 05/04/15  
05/06/15 FYI 15-14

Relief Ineligible (GRI) / County Funding

2015 FYI
WEEK OF 04/20/15  
04/29/15 FYI 15-13

Timely Contacts For Referrals

2015 FYI
10/05/16 FYI 15-12 FYI 15-12 (REV), OBTAINING AGENCY SPECIFIC MEDICAL RECORDS 2015 FYI
04/24/15 FYI 15-12 Obtaining Agency Specific Medical Records (Cancelled FYI 10-20 REV and FYI 11-20) 2015 FYI
04/03/15 FYI 15-11 Policy Release Update 2015 FYI
WEEK OF 03/30/15  
04/03/15 0100-510.21           Voluntary Placement 0100 CSW Handbook
04/03/15 0100-525.10 Interstate Compact on the Placement of Children (ICPC) 0100 CSW Handbook
04/03/15 0100-535.25 Extended Foster Care (EFC) Program 0100 CSW Handbook
04/03/15 0100-535.65 Extended Foster Care: Re-Entry of Non-Minor Former Dependents 0100 CSW Handbook
04/03/15 0200-509.35 Adoptive Placements 0200 CSW Handbook
04/03/15 0300-306.30 Notice of Publication for a WIC 366.26 Hearing 0300 CSW Handbook
04/03/15 0300-503.17 Writing the WIC 366.31 Status Review Hearing Report for Non Minor Dependents

0300 CSW Handbook

04/03/15 0600-502.20 HIV/AIDS Testing and Disclosure of HIV/AIDS Information 0600 CSW Handbook
04/03/15 0600-505.10 Placing Children with Special Health Care Needs 0600 CSW Handbook
04/03/15 0600-515.09 Exodus Recovery Psychiatric Urgent Care 0600 CSW Handbook
04/01/15 FYI 15-10 Group Home Notice of Replacement Report Mandatory Attachments (Cancelled FYI 14-21 Dated 10/16/14) 2015 FYI
03/30/15 FYI 15-09

WIC 361.4 CRIMINAL WAIVER REQUEST

2015 FYI
WEEK OF 03/23/15  
03/27/15 MD 15-01 Duty To Self-Report Management Directive
WEEK OF 03/16/15  
03/19/15 FYI 15-08

Adoption and Foster Care Analysis and Reporting System (AFCARS) Navigation Tool and Data Entry Tips

2015 FYI
03/18/15 FYI 15-07

Reminder Re: Important Travel Procedural Requirements, Approval Of Travel Prior To Making Travel Arrangements and Submission of Travel Expense Claims Timely

2015 FYI
03/16/15 FYI 15-06

Enhancement to the DCFS Interface with the Department of Health Services’ E-mHUB System of Sending Positive Appointment Status Notifications to Current CSWs and SCSWs

2015 FYI
WEEK OF 03/09/15  
03/10/15 FYI 15-05

Notice of the New Forms on CWS/CMS

2015 FYI
WEEK OF 02/09/15  
02/13/15 FYI 15-04

Various Personnel Payroll Issues

2015 FYI
WEEK OF 01/12/15  
01/13/15 FYI 15-03

Transitional Housing Placement Plus Foster Care (THP+FC)

2015 FYI
WEEK OF 01/05/15  
01/09/15 FYI 15-02

How to Flag a CSEC Referral/Case in the Special Project Tab in CWS/CMS (Cancelled and Replaced by FYI 15-10)

2015 FYI
01/09/15 FYI 15-01

Enhancement Services

2015 FYI
WEEK OF 12/22/14  
12/23/14 0070-506.11

Interviewing the Alleged Victim at School to Investigate a Child Abuse Referral

0070 CSW Handbook
12/23/14 0070-547.13

Concurrent Investigations with Law Enforcement

0070 CSW Handbook
12/23/14 0070-548.20 Taking Children Into Temporary Custody 0070 CSW Handbook
12/23/14 0080-502.10 Case Plans 0080 CSW Handbook
12/23/14 0100-510.10

Placement Capacity

0100 CSW Handbook
12/23/14 0100-520.35 Kinship Guardianship Assistance Payment (KinGAP) Program 0100 CSW Handbook
12/23/14 0100-520.37 Kinship Supportive Services 0100 CSW Handbook
12/23/14 0300-301.05

Filing Petitions

0300 CSW Handbook
12/23/14 0600-507.10 Youth Reproductive Health and Pregnancy 0600 CSW Handbook
12/23/14 0900-522.10 Specialized Care Increment-D Rate 0900 CSW Handbook
WEEK OF 11/17/14  
11/20/14 MD 14-02 REV Travel Policy, Travel Advance and Expense Reimbursement Management Directive
11/18/14 FYI 14-27

Oversight of Licensed Foster Homes Located Outside of Los Angeles County

2014 FYI
11/17/14 FYI 14-26

Nonminor Dependents in Out-Of-State Placements

2014 FYI
WEEK OF 11/10/14  
11/13/14 FYI 14-25

Department of Public Social Services (DPSS) Services and Resources for Mutual Families

2014 FYI
11/12/14 FYI 14-24

CWS/CMS 7.2 Code Drop Summary

2014 FYI
WEEK OF 11/03/14  
11/03/14 E030-1650 Extended Benefits for Non-Minors Living with Current or Former Non-Related Legal Guardians (NRLG) Eligibility Handbook
11/03/14 E080-0520 Address Change Eligibility Handbook
WEEK OF 10/20/14  
10/22/14 FYI 14-23

Visitation Planning and Engagement of Relatives and Out-of-Home Caretakers ( Attention ER, DI and CS social workers)

2014 FYI
WEEK OF 10/13/14  
10/16/14 FYI 14-22 Policy Release Update 2014 FYI
10/16/14 0300-306.05

Noticing Process for Juvenile Court Proceedings

0300 CSW Handbook
10/16/14 0050-504.05 Referral Assignment Criteria 0050 CSW Handbook
10/16/14 0200-511.05 Adoption Assistance Program (AAP) Benefits and Medi-Cal Benefits 0200 CSW Handbook
10/16/14 0600-506.10 Child Health and Disability Prevention (CHDP) Program 0600 CSW Handbook
10/16/14 0900-511.10 Rates for Placement and Related Services 0900 CSW Handbook
10/16/14 FYI 14-21 Group Home Notice of Replacement Report Mandatory Attachments (Cancelled and Replaced by FYI 15-10) 2014 FYI
10/14/14 FYI 14-20 MARS Help Desk (Cancelled and Replaced by FYI 15-22) 2014 FYI
WEEK OF 09/01/14  
09/02/14 FYI 14-19 WIC 388 Petitions and Impact on Kin-GAP Benefits 2014 FYI
WEEK OF 08/18/14  
08/19/14 FYI 14-17 Effective Immediately: Filing WIC Petitions for Commercially Sexually Exploited Children 2014 FYI
WEEK OF 08/11/14  
08/12/14 FYI 14-16 Foster Care Search System (FCSS) Phase I DCFS 280 Automation Implementation (Cancelled and Replaced by FYI 15-28) 2014 FYI
WEEK OF 08/04/14  
08/07/14 FYI 14-15 Receipt Of Report (ROR) Date 2014 FYI
08/04/14 FYI 14-14 Back to School Clothing Allowance (BTSCA) (Cancel by FYI 15-26) 2014 FYI
WEEK OF 06/30/14  
07/02/14 FYI 14-13 Notification of New APPS Web and APPS Report System Audit Mandated Access and Security Procedures 2014 FYI
07/02/14 MD 14-03 Automated Provider Payment System (APPS Web) and APPS Report System User Security Management Directive
07/01/14 FYI 14-12 New Web-Based Policy Website 2014 FYI
WEEK OF 06/09/14  
06/10/14 FYI 14-11 Update on Health Care Enrollment Resources for DCFS Served Families and Individuals 2014 FYI
WEEK OF 5/12/14  
05/13/14 FYI 14-10 CWS/CMS 7.1 Code Drop Summary 2014 FYI
WEEK OF 5/05/14  
05/07/14 FYI 14-09 Out-of-Home Care Investigations Section (OHCIS) Co-Location Pilot Project 2014 FYI
05/07/14 MD 14-02 Travel Policy, Travel Advance and Expense Reimbursement (Cancelled Procedural Guide 1200-501.30) Management Directive
WEEK OF 4/28/14  
04/29/14 FYI 14-08 Residentially Based Services (RBS) Demonstration Project (Cancelled FYI 10-79) 2014 FYI
WEEK OF 3/31/14  
04/04/14 0300-503.97 Report on Notice of Replacement 0300 CSW Handbook
04/01/14 Policy Release Summary Part 2 of 2  
04/01/14 0050-502.10 Child Protection Hotline 0050 CSW Handbook
04/01/14 0050-503.75 CPH: Request for Emergency Medical Consent 0050 CSW Handbook
04/01/14 0070-532.10 Assessing Allegations of Sexual Abuse 0070 CSW Handbook
04/01/14 0070-548.07 Assessing the Safety and Risk of Newborns for Families Already Under DCFS Supervision 0070 CSW Handbook
04/01/14 0400-503.10 Contact Requirements and Exceptions 0400 CSW Handbook
04/01/14 0600-514.10 Psychotropic Medication: Authorization, Review and Monitoring for DCFS-Supervised Youth 0600 CSW Handbook
04/01/14 0600-502.20 HIV/AIDS Testing and Disclosure of HIV/AIDS Information 0600 CSW Handbook
WEEK OF 3/24/14  
03/28/14 Policy Release Summary Part 1 of 2  
03/28/14 0100-510.60 Placement Considerations for Children 0100 CSW Handbook
03/27/14 1200-500.70 Adoption of DCFS-Supervised Children by DCFS Employees 1200 CSW Handbook
03/27/14 0100-570.08 The Care of Children Placed in a Licensed Foster Home, Relative/Non Relative Extended Family Member's Home or Small Family Home 0100 CSW Handbook
03/27/14 0100-502.52 Seven Day Prior Written Notice to Foster Parents of Intent to Remove and Grievance Review Regarding Placement/Removal of a Child from a Foster Home 0100 CSW Handbook
03/27/14 0100-520.10 Evaluating a Prospective Caregiver 0100 CSW Handbook
03/27/14 0100-520.50 Assessment of a Potential Caregiver's Ability to Meet a Child's Needs 0100 CSW Handbook
03/27/14 E080-0620 Supplemental Security Income (SSI)/Social Security Administration (SSA) E080 Eligibility Handbook
03/26/14 FYI 14-07 Dedicated Accounts-Youth Receiving SSI 2014 FYI
WEEK OF 3/17/14  
03/10/14 FYI 14-06 Information Sharing with Caregivers 2014 FYI
WEEK OF 3/10/14  
03/10/14 FYI 14-05 Health Care Enrollment Providers for DCFS Served Families and Individuals 2014 FYI
WEEK OF 3/3/14  
03/04/14 FYI 14-04 Assessing Youth Residing in Group Homes Longer than One Year (Cancelled Procedural Guide 0100-510.50) 2014 FYI
WEEK OF 2/24/14  
02/28/14 MD 14-01 Duty to Self Report Management Directive
02/28/14 FYI 14-03 Best Practice Recommendations for the Investigation of Identified Critical Incident or Child Fatality Referrals 2014 FYI
02/24/14 FYI 14-02 Education Travel Reimbursement 2014 FYI
WEEK OF 01/20/14  
01/24/14 FYI 14-01 Mars Help Desk 2014 FYI
01/24/14 FYI 10-20REV Obtaining Medical Records from Kaiser Permanente 2010 FYI
WEEK OF 12/02/13  
12/05/13 0900-522.10 Specialized Care Increment (SCI) D-Rate 0900 CSW Handbook
12/05/13 0100-510.37 Youth/Children's Welcome Center 0100 CSW Handbook
12/05/13 0070-548.25 Completing the Structured Decision Making (SDM) Safety Plan 0070 CSW Handbook
WEEK OF 11/18/13  
11/22/13 FYI 13-24 Dept. of Public Social Services (DPSS): Services and Resources for Mutual Families 2013 FYI
11/22/13 FYI 13-23 Information on Children in Foster Care Receiving Timely Dental Care 2013 FYI
11/19/13   Policy Release Summary 11-13  
11/19/13 0700-500.10 Youth Development: Education 0700 CSW Handbook
11/19/13 0100-520.10 Evaluating a Prospective Caregiver 0100 CSW Handbook
11/19/13 0100-520.11 When a Child is Residing in the Home of a Relative or Non-Relative Extended Family Member that Does Not Meet Title 22 Approval Standards 0100 CSW Handbook
11/19/13 0100-520.70 Exemptions for Relatives, Non-Relative Extended Family Members and Prospective Guardians with Criminal History Records 0100 CSW Handbook
11/19/13 0200-515.05 Adoption of Children under the Indian Child Welfare Act 0200 CSW Handbook
11/19/13 1000-504.10 Case Transfer Criteria and Procedures 1000 CSW Handbook
11/19/13 0600-500.20 Protected Health and Medical Information: Access and Sharing 0600 CSW Handbook
11/19/13 0050-501.10 The Cross-Reporting Responsibilities When a Report of New Allegations is Received at the Child Protection Hotline 0050 CSW Handbook
WEEK OF 11/11/13  
11/15/13

FYI 13-22

Exodus Recovery Urgent Mental Health Care Center Access Information 2013 FYI
WEEK OF 11/04/13  
11/05/13

FYI 13-21

Individualized Transitions Skills Program (ITSP)

2013 FYI
WEEK OF 10/28/13  
10/29/13

FYI 13-20

New Automated Transmission of the Drug and Alcohol Testing Referral

2013 FYI
WEEK OF 10/21/13  
10/23/13

FYI 13-19 (Rev)

Matrix of Substance Abuse Programs to Assist in Meeting the Needs of DCFS-Served Parent(s)/Caregivers and Youth (Issued 11/16/15)

2013 FYI
WEEK OF 10/07/13  
10/10/13 FYI 13-18

Signature Requirements for the Extension of Family Maintenance Services in Court Supervised Cases

2013 FYI
10/10/13 FYI 13-17

Optimistic Concurrency Errors in CWS/CMS

2013 FYI
WEEK OF 09/30/13  
10/03/13 C300-202

Bus Passes/Tokens/Coupons: Ordering, Disbursement and Reporting

2013 Clerical Handbook
WEEK OF 08/12/13  
08/13/13 FYI 13-15

2013 Back to School Clothing Allowance

2013 FYI
WEEK OF 08/05/13  
08/0813 FYI 13-14

Model Case Format (MCF)

2013 FYI
WEEK OF 07/29/13  
07/31/13 FYI 13-10

New Court Number for Non-Minor Dependents

2013 FYI
WEEK OF 07/08/13  
07/12/13 0050-501.10 Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act: Who Must Report 0050 CSW Handbook
07/12/13 0070-548.10 Disposition of Allegations and Closure of the Emergency Response Referral 0070 CSW Handbook
07/12/13 0070-548.17 Completion and Submission of the BCIA 8583, Child Abuse or Severe Neglect Indexing Form 0070 CSW Handbook
07/12/13 0070-548.19 Response to a Mandated Reporter 0070 CSW Handbook
07/12/13 0070-570.10 Obtaining Warrants and/or Removal Orders 0070 CSW Handbook
07/12/13 0080-502.10 Initial Case Plan 0080 CSW Handbook
07/12/13 0080-504.20 Case Plan Update 0080 CSW Handbook
07/12/13 0080-505.20 Health and Education Passport (HEP) 0080 CSW Handbook
07/12/13 0100-510.60 Placement Preference for Children in Out of Home Care 0100 CSW Handbook
07/12/13 0100-525.11 Placing Children Outside of the Country 0100 CSW Handbook
07/12/13 0100-560.30 Transitional Housing Program-Plus (THP-Plus) 0100 CSW Handbook
07/12/13 0100-570.11 Runaways 0100 CSW Handbook
07/12/13 0300-301.06 Non-Detained Petitions 0300 CSW Handbook
07/12/13 0300-311.05 Preparing the 241.1 Joint Assessment Court Report Ordered by the Dependency Court 0300 CSW Handbook
07/12/13 0300-312.05 Dual Supervision of DCFS and Probation Cases: WIC 241.1 Joint Assessment Protocol and Multidisciplinary Team (MDT) Process 0300 CSW Handbook
07/12/13 0300-503.15 Writing the Status Review Hearing Report for WIC Section 364, 366.21(e) or (f), 366.22 or 366.25 Hearings 0300 CSW Handbook
07/12/13 0300-503.16 Writing the WIC 366.3 Status Review Hearing Report 0300 CSW Handbook
07/12/13 0300-503.17 Writing the 366.31 Status Review Hearing Report for Non-Minor Dependents 0300 CSW Handbook
07/12/13 0300-503.20 Writing the WIC 366.26 Report 0300 CSW Handbook
07/12/13 0300-503.21 Concurrent Planning and Termination of Parental Rights(TPR)-Related Activities 0300 CSW Handbook
07/12/13 0300-508.30 Placement with Relatives: Informing the Court of Recurring Efforts to Locate Relatives 0300 CSW Handbook
07/12/13 0600-506.10 Child Health and Disability Prevention (CHDP) Program 0600 CSW Handbook
07/12/13 0600-514.10 Psychotropic Medication: Authorization, Review and Monitoring for DCFS Supervised Youth 0600 CSW Handbook
07/12/13 0700-507.10 Appointment of an Educational Representative or Surrogate Parent and/or Developmental Services Decision Maker 0700 CSW Handbook
07/12/13 1200-501.10 Victims of Crime: Referrals and Release of Information to Service Providers 1200 CSW Handbook
07/12/13 1200-500.70 Adoption of DCFS Supervised Children by DCFS Employees 1200 CSW Handbook
07/12/13   Policy Release Summary 03-13  
WEEK OF 07/08/13  
07/09/13 FYI 13-13

California Law Enforcement Telecommunications System (CLETS) (Introducing 2 New Clearance Forms)

2013 FYI
WEEK OF 06/17/13  
06/21/13 FYI 13-12

Los Angeles County Dept. of Children and Family Services Internal Affairs

2013 FYI
WEEK OF 06/10/13  
06/14/13 FYI 13-11

SILP payment requirements for Non-Minor Dependents (NMDs)

2013 FYI
WEEK OF 06/03/13  
06/04/13 FYI 13-08 CWS/CMS 6.8 Code Drop Summary 2013 FYI
WEEK OF 05/27/13  
05/28/13 FYI 13-09 Reimbursable Mileage Clarification 2013 FYI
WEEK OF 05/13/13  
05/15/13 FYI 13-07 Placement for Unattached Children 2013 FYI
WEEK OF 04/29/13  
04/30/13 FYI 13-06

End of the State Waiver on Emergency Response Referral Closure Time Frame

2013 FYI
WEEK OF 04/22/13  
04/25/13 FYI 13-05(REV)

Juvenile Court Hearing Alert System

2013 FYI
WEEK OF 03/11/13  
03/15/13 FYI 13-05

Juvenile Court Hearing Alert System

2013 FYI
WEEK OF 03/04/13  
03/06/13   Policy Release Summary 02-13  
03/06/13 1000-501.30 Dependency Investigation (DI) Assignment Criteria 1000 CSW Handbook
03/05/13 0070-561.10 Live-Scan & California Law Enforcement Telecommunications System (CLETS) Clearances 0070 CSW Handbook
03/04/13 0080-506.16 Selecting and/or Arranging For Appropriate Services for Incarcerated/ Institutionalized/Detained/Deported Parents 0080 CSW Handbook
03/04/13 0300-306.05 Notice of Hearing for Juvenile Court Proceedings 0300 CSW Handbook
03/04/13 0070-548.20 Taking Children into Temporary Custody     0070 CSW Handbook
03/04/13 0080-508.05 Fast Track to Permanency (FTP) Provisions 0080 CSW Handbook
03/04/13 0100-525.30 Placement Packet And Health & Education Passport Binder   0100 CSW Handbook
03/04/13 0300-308.07 Time Frames for Submission of Court Reports   0300 CSW Handbook
03/04/13 0080-507.20 Concurrent Planning And The Concurrent Planning Assessment (CPA)  0080 CSW Handbook
03/04/13 0070-520.10 Safely Surrendered Babies (SSB) 0070 CSW Handbook
WEEK OF 02/11/13  
02/11/13 FYI 12-37(REV)

SA Access Project: Access to Substance Abuse Services for High Risk Parents

2012 FYI
WEEK OF 02/04/13  
02/06/13   Policy Release Summary 01-13  
02/05/13 0070-548.08 Completing a Safety Assessment for NMDs 0070 CSW Handbook
02/04/13 FYI 13-02

Change In Legal Guardian’s Residency Requirement For Out-Of-State Kin-Gap Cases

2013 FYI
WEEK OF 01/28/13  
02/01/13 0100-535.65 Extended Foster Care: Re-Entry of Nonminor Dependent    0100 CSW Handbook
02/01/13 0050-503.60 Child Protection Hotline (CPH): Referrals Regarding Youth on Probation Residing in Out-of Home Care 0050 CSW Handbook
01/31/13 0050-501.25 Child Protection Hotline (CPH): Referrals Regarding Children Abused or Neglected in Out-of-Home Care Who are Under DCFS Supervision      0050 CSW Handbook
01/28/13 E050-0515 Kinship Guardianship Assistance Payment (Kin-GAP) Program Redetermination/Reassessment     Eligibility Handbook
01/28/13 FYI 13-01

Preteen or Adolescent Vaccines and Immunizations

2013 FYI
WEEK OF 12/10/12  
12/14/12

Policy Release Summary 11-12

 
12/12/12 0080-505.10 Youth Development: Transitional Independent Living Planning 0080 CSW Handbook
12/12/12 0900-520.10 Bus Passes - Tap Cards - EZ Pass Tap Cards Bus Tokens/Coupons: Eligibility and Ordering 0900 CSW Handbook
12/12/12 0200-511.10

Adoption Assistance Program (AAP): Reassessment Procedures

0200 CSW Handbook
12/11/12 0100-535.25 Extended Foster Care (EFC) Program 0100 CSW Handbook
12/11/12 0080-504.11 Case Plan/Court Report: Court Report Requirements for Children Residing in Group Homes 0080 CSW Handbook
12/11/12 0900-517.10 Reimbursement of Nonrecurring Adoption Expenses 0900 CSW Handbook
12/11/12 0300-301.05

Petitions

0300 CSW Handbook
1210/12 0100-535.60

Youth Development: 90-Day Transition Plan And Transitioning To Independence

0100 CSW Handbook
1210/12 1200-501.00 Reporting Unhealthy Living Conditions 1200 CSW Handbook
1210/12 1000-504.75 Intercounty Transfer (ICT 1000 CSW Handbook
WEEK OF 12/03/12  
12/7/12 0600-509.00 Dependency, Drug Court (DDC)/Family Substance Abuse Treatment Program (FSATP) 0600 CSW Handbook
12/7/12 0600-507.10

Foster Youth Reproductive Health and Pregnancy

0600 CSW Handbook
12/7/12 0200-508.20 Relinquishment and Consent Procedures for Parents Who Cannot Read English and/or Any Other Language   0200 CSW Handbook
12/7/12 0300-303.15 Writing the Detention Report  0300 CSW Handbook
12/7/12 0200-506.20 Grievance Procedures for Denial or Withdrawal of Approval of Applicant Adoption Assessments  0200 CSW Handbook
12/7/12 0500-501.30 Disclosures of Health and Mental Health Information to and From County Departments Providing Services to a Child/Youth 0500 CSW Handbook
12/6/12 0200-510.00 Post Adoption Services: Services Available to Families With a Finalized Adoption  0200 CSW Handbook
12/6/12 0200-509.36 Supervision of Fost-Adopt and Adoptive Placements  0200 CSW Handbook
12/4/12 0200-509.30 Pre-Placement Steps: Fost-Adopt and Adoptive Placements 0200 CSW Handbook
12/4/12 0100-570.10 The Care of Children Placed In Group Homes 0100 CSW Handbook
12/4/12 0500-504.10 Protection & Disclosure of HIV/AIDS Information 0500 CSW Handbook
WEEK OF 11/12/12  
11/15/12 FYI 12-27

Notification of Web-Based System in Receiving Drug and Alcohol Test Results

2012 FYI
WEEK OF 10/29/12  
11/07/12 FYI 12-43 Independent Living Program (ILP)/Chafee Funding Requirements 2012 FYI
11/07/12 FYI 12-39 CWS/CMS 6.7 Code Drop Summary    2012 FYI
11/01/12 FYI 12-42 Forming a Child Abuse Multidisciplinary Team    2012 FYI
11/01/12 FYI 12-25 New Policy Web Site 2012 FYI
10/30/12 FYI 12-36(REV) Important Revisions to the Notice of Replacement Court Report 2012 FYI
10/29/12 MD 12-08 Telecommunications Procedures Management Directive
WEEK OF 10/22/12  
10/24/12 MD 12-07 Vehicle Fuel Card Policy Management Directive
10/24/12 E060-0530 Overpayment Policy Eligibility Handbook
WEEK OF 10/15/12  
10/18/12 E050-0565 Extended Adoption Assistance Program (AAP) Beyond the Age of 18 Eligibility Handbook
10/18/12 E090-0570 Teen Parents in Foster Care Eligibility Handbook
10/18/12 E050-0520 Extended Kinship Guardianship Assistance Payment (Kin-GAP) Program Eligibility Handbook
10/18/12 C600-0680 Resource Management Quality Control Clerical Handbook
10/18/12 C600-0681 Resource Management - Adding or Changing Staff Authorization Privileges on CWS/CMS Clerical Handbook
10/15/12   Policy Release Summary 10-12  
10/15/12 0900-511.10 AFDC-FC/GRI-FC Rates   0900 CSW Handbook
 
 

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