This revision of the Child Protective Services Handbook was published on January 24, 2012. Summaries of new or revised items are provided below.
Ensuring Educational Stability
The items below are revised to bring policy into compliance with the Fostering Connections Act.
4100 The Role of DFPS and the Caseworker in Ensuring Education Stability
4110 The Role of the Caseworker in Ensuring Education Stability
4111 School Readiness Programs
4310 Prompt Enrollment in School After Removal From the Home
4370 Developing, Maintaining, and Documenting the Education Portfolio
4371 Creating the Education Portfolio
4372 Delivering the Education Portfolio to the Child’s Caregiver
The outdated appendix below is removed:
Appendix 6532: Educational Planning for Children with Disabilities