Handbook Revision, February 1, 2018

This revision of the Statewide Intake Policy and Procedures Handbook was published on February 1, 2018. Summaries of new or revised items are provided below.

APS PI Call Outs (PATS 10458)

The items below are revised to indicate that Statewide Intake no longer calls out community provider intakes to APS Provider Investigations. See:

7740 Assigning and Calling Out Intakes Related to APS Provider Investigations

7741 APS PI (Provider)

7742 APS PI (Facility)

APS PI Exploitation Priority (PATS 10502)

This revision clarifies that when exploitation is the only allegation, the priority of an APS PI intake should be a P3. See:

7420 Assessment of Priority 2

7430 Assessment of Priority 3

7431 7440 Exceptions to Assessment of Priority 3

7441 Reports Regarding Sexual Abuse

7442 Reports Involving Children

7443 Reports at State Supported Living Centers and the ICF/IID Component of the Rio Grande State Center

SWI No Longer Assesses Client Rights I&Rs for Issues Involving Providers (PATS 10547)

SWI is revising policy to reflect the fact that SWI no longer assesses I&Rs Client Rights for APS PI in situations involving providers. Instead, SWI chooses another appropriate I&R type. See:

2324.5 Determining the I&R Type for an Existing CCL or APS PI Provider Case


7440 7450 Assessment of an I&R Client Rights/Fac Admn Issues


7510 Reports Involving Children in CPS DFPS Conservatorship


7542 Past Allegations Regarding a Client Who is Deceased


7580 Reports Regarding a Client’s Death