National Study of Child Protective Services Systems and Reform Efforts: Site Visits Report . Organization of the CPS Agency

05/01/2003

Pennsylvania's CPS is State-supervised, county-administered. The Butler County Children and Youth Agency is divided into six organizational units. The Abuse and Neglect Unit is responsible for investigation of all child abuse and neglect cases; the Family Services Unit is responsible for on-going in-home services; the Behavioral Services Unit is responsible for cases dealing with teens; the Placement Services Unit handles cases involving children in placement, including Foster Care and Adoption; the Special Services Unit includes a foster placement recruiter, an institutional placement worker, a call screener, an independent living worker, and a reunification worker. The Administration Unit is responsible for all clerical functions.

Exhibit 3.1, Butler County, Child Protective Services Division, Organizational Structure, depicts graphically the six organizational units.

Exhibit 3.1
Butler County, Child Protective Services Division,Organizational Structure

Exhibit 3.1 Butler County, Child Protective Services Division, Organizational Structure.

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