This revision of the Child Protective Services Handbook was published on June 3, 2013. Summaries of new or revised items are provided below.
CPS Overhaul – Legal Background (PATS 4503)
CPS Overhaul – Legal Background
The non-abusive parent is expected to make a reasonable effort to monitor the residence and report to the caseworker and the appropriate law enforcement agency any attempt by the alleged perpetrator to return to the home.
2421 Removing an Alleged Perpetrator From the Home and Developing a Corresponding Safety Plan
2421.1 Removal of Alleged Perpetrator From Home: In General
2421.2 Situations in Which Removal of an Alleged Perpetrator From the Home Is Required
2421.3 Requirements for Safety Plan when Alleged Perpetrator Is Removed From Home
5212 Removal of the Alleged Perpetrator From the Home
5212.1 Seeking Order for Removal of Alleged Perpetrator From Home
5212.11 Approval to Seek Order
5212.12 Required Proof in Support of Order
5212.13 Standard for Court’s Decision
5212.14 Notice and Service Requirements for Order
5212.2 Effect of Order for Removal of Alleged Perpetrator
5212.3 Duration of Order for Removal of Alleged Perpetrator