Child Protective Services

Handbook Revision, January 2014

This revision of the Child Protective Services Handbook was published on January 2, 2014. Summaries of new or revised items are provided below.

Title IV-A Emergency Assistance Eligibility (PATS 6582)

The items below are revised to reflect changes to the Investigation Conclusion page in IMPACT for CPS investigations. The changes require workers to complete the EA Eligibility section only when the risk finding shows that Risk is Indicated.


2811 Documenting in the IMPACT System

2815.3 Completing the Investigation Conclusion Task Page

2815.4 Completing the EA Eligibility Section

2815.41 Consistency Check Between the First EA Question and the Risk Finding or Safety Plan