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Message ID: 8770
Date: 2011-01-04

Author:NCCPRaol.com

Subject:Re: Child Welfare Domestic Violence Policies

New York City was forced to change its approach to these cases as a result of a class-action lawsuit (Nicholson v. Scoppetta). I don’t have the guidelines, but any such policy should be informed by the expert testimony in that case. The judge summarized that testimony, and we’ve reprinted his summary on our website here: http://bit.ly/g1ZUzs There’s also a link to the full decision. Richard Wexler Executive Director National Coalition for Child Protection Reform 53 Skyhill Road (Suite 202) Alexandria VA 22314 703-212-2006 www.nccpr.org In a message dated 1/4/2011 8:34:17 A.M. Eastern Standard Time, kerrinsweet@hotmail.com writes: Hi Crystalle, A colleague's reply is below- "The National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges works on such policies. She should contact their family violence department." Best, Kerrin Sweet, MSW ________________________________ From: crystalle.williams@dhhs.nc.gov To: Child-Maltreatment-Research-L@cornell.edu Date: Mon, 3 Jan 2011 15:51:35 -0500 Subject: Child Welfare Domestic Violence Policies Hello! I am a consultant and trainer with the North Carolina Division of Social Services, and I知 hoping someone can help provide me with some information. Our Division currently has a specific Child Welfare Domestic Violence Policy that provides guidance to our local county Departments of Social Services on how to achieve best practices when working with families experiencing domestic violence during the Child Protective Services process. I am working on updating our policy to include guidelines for foster care, and was wondering how many other states have similar policies. Specifically, I am looking for policies that include protocols for child placement/ foster care in domestic violence cases. If you know of any states with domestic violence-specific policies in CPS or Foster Care, please point me in the right direction. Thank you! Crystalle Williams, MSW Program Consultant/ Trainer Child Welfare Division, Staff Development Team North Carolina Division of Social Services 325 N. Salisbury Street, Suite 531 2412 Mail Service Center Raleigh, NC 27699-2412 704-399-8160 office 704-519-6519 cell crystalle.williams@dhhs.nc.gov ________________________________ Email correspondence to and from this address is subject to the North Carolina Public Records Law and may be disclosed to third parties by an authorized State official. Unauthorized disclosure of juvenile, health, legally privileged, or otherwise confidential information, including confidential information relating to an ongoing State procurement effort, is prohibited by law. If you have received this e-mail in error, please notify the sender immediately and delete all records of this e-mail.

New York City was forced to change its approach to these cases as a result of a class-action lawsuit (Nicholson v. Scoppetta). I don’t have the guidelines, but any such policy should be informed by the expert testimony in that case. The judge summarized that testimony, and we’ve reprinted his summary on our website here: http://bit.ly/g1ZUzs There’s also a link to the full decision. Richard Wexler Executive Director National Coalition for Child Protection Reform 53 Skyhill Road (Suite 202) Alexandria VA 22314 703-212-2006 www.nccpr.org In a message dated 1/4/2011 8:34:17 A.M. Eastern Standard Time, kerrinsweethotmail.com writes: Hi Crystalle, A colleague's reply is below- "The National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges works on such policies. She should contact their family violence department." Best, Kerrin Sweet, MSW ________________________________ From: crystalle.williamsdhhs.nc.gov To: Child-Maltreatment-Research-Lcornell.edu Date: Mon, 3 Jan 2011 15:51:35 -0500 Subject: Child Welfare Domestic Violence Policies Hello! I am a consultant and trainer with the North Carolina Division of Social Services, and I知 hoping someone can help provide me with some information. Our Division currently has a specific Child Welfare Domestic Violence Policy that provides guidance to our local county Departments of Social Services on how to achieve best practices when working with families experiencing domestic violence during the Child Protective Services process. I am working on updating our policy to include guidelines for foster care, and was wondering how many other states have similar policies. Specifically, I am looking for policies that include protocols for child placement/ foster care in domestic violence cases. If you know of any states with domestic violence-specific policies in CPS or Foster Care, please point me in the right direction. Thank you! Crystalle Williams, MSW Program Consultant/ Trainer Child Welfare Division, Staff Development Team North Carolina Division of Social Services 325 N. Salisbury Street, Suite 531 2412 Mail Service Center Raleigh, NC 27699-2412 704-399-8160 office 704-519-6519 cell crystalle.williamsdhhs.nc.gov ________________________________ Email correspondence to and from this address is subject to the North Carolina Public Records Law and may be disclosed to third parties by an authorized State official. Unauthorized disclosure of juvenile, health, legally privileged, or otherwise confidential information, including confidential information relating to an ongoing State procurement effort, is prohibited by law. If you have received this e-mail in error, please notify the sender immediately and delete all records of this e-mail.