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Message ID: 9216
Date: 2012-06-25

Author:Walter Fahr

Subject:RE: Length of CPS investigation time

Larry, I apologize. I attempted to answer the wrong question. I tried to do some additional research to locate a source of states policy on investigation completion timeframes. I could not find a summary report on it in the Child Welfare Gateway or on the National Conference of State Legislatures website. Sandra McLeod at the Child Welfare Gateway may have a better recommendation. A possibility, but one with more time involved, could be to go to the Child Welfare Gateway website under state policies and go state by state to their websites for policy to locate the information. Walter Walter Fahr, MSW, LCSW Child Welfare Specialist V Department of Children and Family Services State of Louisiana walter.fahr@la.gov Desk 225.342.6832 Fax 225.342.9087 -----Original Message----- From: bounce-61624097-6833537@list.cornell.edu [mailto:bounce-61624097-6833537@list.cornell.edu] On Behalf Of Walter Fahr Sent: Friday, June 22, 2012 2:33 PM To: 'Child Maltreatment Researchers' Subject: RE: Length of CPS investigation time I think a place to start is Child Maltreatment 2010 in the Child Welfare Gateway http://www.acf.hhs.gov/programs/cb/pubs/cm10/index.htm The graph of interest is 2-5, which addresses outcome measures for response time. Also, in the State Commentary, under Appendix D, there is a description of each states definitions. Some have actual policy on response and others have definition of what constitutes compliance with response time. Walter Fahr, MSW, LCSW Child Welfare Specialist V Department of Children and Family Services State of Louisiana walter.fahr@la.gov Desk 225.342.6832 Fax 225.342.9087 -----Original Message----- From: bounce-61604099-6833537@list.cornell.edu [mailto:bounce-61604099-6833537@list.cornell.edu] On Behalf Of Breitenstein, Larry D. Sent: Friday, June 22, 2012 1:49 PM To: child-maltreatment-research-l@list.cornell.edu Subject: Length of CPS investigation time I'm looking for research that compares how much time (days, months) states allow for CPS workers to complete their investigations once the initial report is received. Thanks! Larry Breitenstein Public Health and Social Work Slippery Rock University

Larry, I apologize. I attempted to answer the wrong question. I tried to do some additional research to locate a source of states policy on investigation completion timeframes. I could not find a summary report on it in the Child Welfare Gateway or on the National Conference of State Legislatures website. Sandra McLeod at the Child Welfare Gateway may have a better recommendation. A possibility, but one with more time involved, could be to go to the Child Welfare Gateway website under state policies and go state by state to their websites for policy to locate the information. Walter Walter Fahr, MSW, LCSW Child Welfare Specialist V Department of Children and Family Services State of Louisiana walter.fahrla.gov Desk 225.342.6832 Fax 225.342.9087 -----Original Message----- From: bounce-61624097-6833537list.cornell.edu [mailto:bounce-61624097-6833537list.cornell.edu] On Behalf Of Walter Fahr Sent: Friday, June 22, 2012 2:33 PM To: 'Child Maltreatment Researchers' Subject: RE: Length of CPS investigation time I think a place to start is Child Maltreatment 2010 in the Child Welfare Gateway http://www.acf.hhs.gov/programs/cb/pubs/cm10/index.htm The graph of interest is 2-5, which addresses outcome measures for response time. Also, in the State Commentary, under Appendix D, there is a description of each states definitions. Some have actual policy on response and others have definition of what constitutes compliance with response time. Walter Fahr, MSW, LCSW Child Welfare Specialist V Department of Children and Family Services State of Louisiana walter.fahrla.gov Desk 225.342.6832 Fax 225.342.9087 -----Original Message----- From: bounce-61604099-6833537list.cornell.edu [mailto:bounce-61604099-6833537list.cornell.edu] On Behalf Of Breitenstein, Larry D. Sent: Friday, June 22, 2012 1:49 PM To: child-maltreatment-research-llist.cornell.edu Subject: Length of CPS investigation time I'm looking for research that compares how much time (days, months) states allow for CPS workers to complete their investigations once the initial report is received. Thanks! Larry Breitenstein Public Health and Social Work Slippery Rock University