Term Children's Protective Services
Code PH-6500.1500
Definition Programs that investigate reports of child abuse, neglect or abandonment; document substantiated cases; provide for the temporary placement of children who, for their own protection, have been removed from the custody of the adults who are responsible for their care; work with families who are experiencing a problem with child abuse with the objective of facilitating continued family unification or reunification; and provide ongoing supportive services for children in permanent placement.
Created 3/10/92
Changed 1/12/10
Use References Battered Children's Services
Child Protection Programs
Child Protective Services
See Also References Child Abuse Counseling (RP-1400.8000-020.15)
Child Abuse Hotlines (RP-1500.1400-150)
Child Abuse Medical Evaluations (LF-7000.1550)
Child Abuse Prevention (FN-1500.1900-150)
Child Abuse Protective/Restraining Orders (FT-6940.1500)
Child Abuse Support Groups (PN-8100.0200-100)
Child Abuse Volunteer Opportunities (PX-2300.0200-150)
Child Advocacy Centers (FT-3000.1450)
Court Ordered Parenting Programs (PH-6100.1600)
Crisis Nurseries/Child Care (BH-1800.1500-050)
Dependency Courts (FC-8200.3500-180)
Family Crisis Shelters (BH-1800.1500-200)
Family Group Conferencing (PH-2360.2300)
Home Management Instruction (PH-3000)
Nondelinquent Juvenile Detention Facilities (PH-6500.1500-600)
Safe Havens for Abandoned Newborns (LJ-5000.8000)
External Classification Terms Children's Protective Services (NPC P02.04)
Children & Youth Services (NTE P30)
Individual, Family and Community Support (AIRS IF-330)
Individual/Family Services (CAN IF-330)
Personal Safety (ACH E-01)
Protection of Children from Neglect, Abuse, Exploitation (UW 6.1.05.01)
Related Concepts Child Abuse
Children and Youth
Early Childhood Programs/Services
Emergency and Crisis Services
Facet Service
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