National Study of Child Protective
Services Systems and Reform Efforts

Findings on Local CPS Practices

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Children's Bureau
Administration on Children, Youth and Families
Administration for Children and Families

and
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation

May 2003

This report is available on the Internet at:
http://aspe.hhs.gov/hsp/cps-status03/cps-practices03

Contents

Executive Summary

Chapters

  1. Introduction
  2. Agency Administration and Staffing
  3. Screening and Intake
  4. Investigation and Alternative Response Practices
  5. Collaboration with Other Agencies
  6. Changes in Practice
  7. Differences Among Agencies by Administrative Structure
  8. Examples of Change Based on Site Visits to Local Agencies
  9. Conclusions

Appendix A--Methodology

Tables

Background and Acknowledgements


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Last updated: 04/06/10