Child Protective Services Handbook Revision May 7, 2009

This revision of the Child Protective Services Handbook was published on May 7, 2009. Summaries of new or revised items are provided below.

Child Safety Decisions (PATS 2392)

The CPS handbook is being revised to address a recent court ruling and the emphasis on 4th Amendment rights and exigent circumstances. See:

2234.26 Making the Safety Decision

2234.32 Assessing the Family’s Response to Child-Safety Issues

2235.52 When Children Are at Risk