Handbook Revision, September 1, 2013
This revision of the Statewide Intake Policy and Procedures Handbook was published on September 1, 2013. A summary of the revised item is provided below.
Children as Alleged Perpetrators in Licensing Intakes (PATS 6057)
Children in CPS Conservatorship Placed in an AFC Facility (PATS 6252)
Entering Person Data into the Name Fields in IMPACT (PATS 6367)
The item below is revised to explain new Licensing policy on aggression by children. A child who lives in a daycare licensing (DCL) or residential childcare licensing (RCCL) facility is never identified as an alleged perpetrator of abuse or neglect, even when the child has allegedly abused or neglected another child who lives in a DCL or RCCL facility.
5240 Child-on-Child Abuse or Neglect in a CCL-Regulated Facility
This policy clarifies which program notifies CPS when a child in CPS conservatorship is involved in an AFC intake or I&R.
4481 Situations That Always Require an “I&R Call Regarding Existing CPS Case”
7330 Reports Involving Children in DFPS Conservatorship in a Facility Under the Jurisdiction of Adult Protective Services Facility Investigations
SWI has been entering names into IMPACT according to outdated protocol. The handbook is updated to reflect that the names should be entered according to how they appear legally, which includes the use of hyphens, spaces, and apostrophes.
3112.21 Names in the Person List.
3112.23 Demographics Section
4921 Role of Victim/Perpetrator