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Message ID: 10283
Date: 2017-11-27

Author:Edward Opton

Subject:Re: CPS and public schools

I hope you will look for negative effects as well as positive effects of placing CPS in schools. On Mon, Nov 27, 2017 at 11:18 AM, Shipe, Stacey wrote: > Hello all – > > > > I am wondering if any of you have any information about partnerships between > CPS (or any part of a child welfare system) and the public school system. > More specifically, I am in need of articles, research, etc. that looks at > how this type of relationship is forged and if there have been positive > outcomes as result of the partnership. For example, lower rates of reports > from teachers, more services for at-risk families, etc. > > > > I am beginning a program evaluation where a city school is hiring CPS > workers and placing the CPS worker in elementary schools. The caseworker is > supposed to help stabilize families so the family does not keep changing > schools (i.e., excessive absences). This caseworker would essentially case > manage specific families that have the highest risk for switching schools > due to homelessness, substance abuse, etc. > > > > Thank you in advance for your help! > > Stacey -- ------------------------------------------- Edward Opton (Pronouns: he / him / his) PsychDrugs Action National Center for Youth Law 405 14th Street, 15th Floor, Oakland, CA 94612 Phone: (510) 899-6583 Fax: (510) 835-8099

I hope you will look for negative effects as well as positive effects of placing CPS in schools. On Mon, Nov 27, 2017 at 11:18 AM, Shipe, Stacey wrote: > Hello all – > > > > I am wondering if any of you have any information about partnerships between > CPS (or any part of a child welfare system) and the public school system. > More specifically, I am in need of articles, research, etc. that looks at > how this type of relationship is forged and if there have been positive > outcomes as result of the partnership. For example, lower rates of reports > from teachers, more services for at-risk families, etc. > > > > I am beginning a program evaluation where a city school is hiring CPS > workers and placing the CPS worker in elementary schools. The caseworker is > supposed to help stabilize families so the family does not keep changing > schools (i.e., excessive absences). This caseworker would essentially case > manage specific families that have the highest risk for switching schools > due to homelessness, substance abuse, etc. > > > > Thank you in advance for your help! > > Stacey -- ------------------------------------------- Edward Opton (Pronouns: he / him / his) PsychDrugs Action National Center for Youth Law 405 14th Street, 15th Floor, Oakland, CA 94612 Phone: (510) 899-6583 Fax: (510) 835-8099