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FYI # DESCRIPTION
2017

 

17-12

Cesar Chavez Holiday

17-11

Assessing the Use of Portable Space Heaters for Supervised Independent Living Placements (SILP)

17-10

Reminder of Important Mileage Claim Procedural Requirements

17-09

CHILD WELFARE NEW SYSTEM (CWS-NS) PROJECT

17-08

Family Reunification Housing Subsidy (FRHS)

17-07

Policy Release Update

17-06

FCSS Release 3.0

17-05

Group Home Notice of Replacement Report Mandatory Attachments

17-04

Advocacy Services to Commercially Sexually Exploited Children (CSEC)

17-03

RFA: Emergency Placements and Criminal Exemptions

17-02

Psychiatric Hospitalization Discharge Checklist

17-01

Policy Release Update

2016

 

16-45

Exit Outcomes for Youth and Nonminor Dependents Aging Out of Foster Care

16-44

RFA: Emergency Assessments and Clearances

16-43

Resource Family Approval (RFA) Program, FAQ

16-42

Child and Family Teams and the Continuum of Care Reform New Requirements for Convening Child and Family Teams

16-41

This is to provide staff with an update to the posting of revised Policy to LAKids

16-40

Treatment for Head Lice and Scabies

16-39

CWS/CMS 7.5 CODE DROP SUMMARY

16-38 (REV)

EQUIPMENT TRACKING SYSTEM (ETS) IMPLEMENTATION : DECEMBER 5, 2016

16-38

EQUIPMENT TRACKING SYSTEM (ETS) IMPLEMENTATION : NOVEMBER 15, 2016 (Cancelled by FYI 16-38 (REV)

16-37

On-going Health Care Services at the Department of Health Services' Medical Hubs

16-36

ARC Program Payment Schedule Change

16-35

SPACE UTILIZATION GUIDELINES

16-34

DETENTION OF A NONMINOR DEPENDENT'S CHILD

16-33 (REV)

Foster Care Search System (FCSS) - DCFS 280 Automation Release 2.6 Implementation

16-33

FOSTER CARE SEARCH SYSTEM (FCSS) - DCFS 280 AUTOMATION RELEASE 2.6 IMPLEMENTATION (cancelled by FYI 16-33 (REV) )

16-32

POLICY RELEASE UPDATE

16-31

SUPPLEMENT TO THE DUAL AGENCY RATE FOR DCFS – REGIONAL CENTER CHILDREN AND YOUTH

16-30

OPENING OF A NEW COURT ROOM AT THE ANTELOPE VALLEY CHILDREN'S COURT

16-29

PSYCHOTROPIC MEDICATION PRESCRIPTION STRATEGIES

16-28

2016 BACK-TO-SCHOOL CLOTHING ALLOWANCE (BTSCA)

16-27

COMMERCIALLY SEXUALLY EXPLOITED CHILDREN (CSEC) DOCUMENTATION IN THE CHILD WELFARE SERVICES/CASE MANAGEMENT SYSTEM (CWS/CMS)

16-26

ENTERING THE DATE AND FREQUENCY OF ABUSE/NEGLECT INCIDENTS IN THE CWS/CMS ALLEGATION NOTEBOOK

16-25

POLICY RELEASE UPDATE

16-24

OPENING OF A NEW COURT ROOM AT CHILDREN'S COURT

16-23

AGENCIES WHO PARTICIPATED IN DEPARTMENT OF MENTAL HEALTH (DMH)COMMERCIALLY SEXUALLY EXPLOITED CHILDREN (CSEC) TRAINING

16-22

DEDICATED DEPENDENCY COURT ROOM FOR COMMERCIALLY SEXUALLY EXPLOITED CHILDREN (CSEC)

16-21

Policy Release Update

16-20

72 - HOUR TRANSITIONAL SHELTER CARE (TSC) Flow Chart

16-19

CWS/CMS 74 Code Drop Summary

16-18

STOP PLACEMENT REQUEST REASONS, ENDING PLACEMENT EPISODES, AND VERSION 2.4 UPDATES TO THE FOSTER CARE SEARCH SYSTEM AUTOMATED 280 PROCESS

16-17

SERVICES FOR PARENTS DETAINED BY ICE

16-16

PROBATE LEGAL GUARDIANSHIP FOR A YOUTH BETWEEN 18 AND 21 YEARS OF AGE

16-15

This is to provide staff with an update to the posting of revised Policy to LAKids.

16-14 ADVOCACY SERVICES TO COMMERCIALLY SEXUALLY EXPLOITED CHILDREN (CSEC) (cancelled by FYI 17-04)
16-13

Mobile Client Portal

16-12 Newly Released policy on Child and Family Team
16-11

ALERTS FOR PSYCHOTROPIC MEDICATION (PMA) RENEWALS

16-10 (REV)

2016 Presidential Elections Voter Registration for Youth Receiving DCFS Services

16-09 RECEIPT OF REPORT (ROR) DATE
16-08 Opening of New Court Rooms at Children's Court
16-07 PREVENTION & AFTERCARE SERVICES (PnA) REFERRALS
16-06 Policy Release Update
16-05

ATTACHING MINUTE ORDERS TO CASES IN CWS/CMS

16-04

Parking Fee Increase at EDELMAN Children’s Court

16-03 ABDUCTED RUNAWAY KIDS SYSTEM / ABDUCTION TRACKING SYSTEM CONVERSION (ARKS)
16-02 Not Used
16-01 Implementation of Special Project Codes in CWS/CMS for Parenting Minor and Non-Minor Dependents (Cancelled by FYI 16-19)
2015

 

15-48

NEW FORMS

15-47 New Child and Family Team (CFT) Meeting Application
15-46 ELECTRONIC NOTICE OF DEPENDENCY COURT HEARINGS
15-45 Policy Release update
15-44 Outstation Agreement Procedures
15-43 Information Sharing With Caregivers
15-42 Family Preservation-Family Assessment
15-41 Redacting Info From Court Reports
15-40

CWS/CMS 7.3B CODE DROP SUMMARY

15-39 Jv-140, Notification Of Mailing Address ( Cancelled per Policy Guide 0300-306.05, Noticing Process for Juvenile Court Proceedings )
15-37

NONMINOR DEPENDENTS IN OUT-OF-STATE PLACEMENTS (Cancelled per Policy Guide 0100-560.40, Supervised Independent Living Placement.)

15-36

New Start Time for Detention Hearings at Edmund D. Edelman Children's Court

15-35

Adding Allegations to an Existing Referral

15-34

STRUCTURED DECISION MAKING VERSION 3.0 (WebSDM)

15-33

Requesting Post TPR Eligibility Determination for AFDC-FC When Children are Placed With Relatives

15-32 Referrals to the Asian Pacific Program
15-31

NOTICE OF NEW MEDICAL RECORDS REQUEST FORM ON LAKIDS

15-30 SA Access Project: Access To Substance Abuse Services For High Risk Parents (Cancelled: Program was discontinued as of 12/31/15)
15-29 Women, Infant, and Children (WIC) Benefits for Out-of-Home Caregivers and Parents with Children 0-5 Years Old
15-28

FOSTER CARE SEARCH SYSTEM (FCSS) PHASE II - DCFS 280 AUTOMATION IMPLEMENTATION

15-27

Policy Released Update

15-26

2015 Back-To-School Clothing Allowance (BTSCA)

15-25

Important Information/New Guidelines: Regarding Use of County Blackberries and Cellular Phones

15-24

Shelter Care Transportation Requests for Special Needs Children

15-23 Approved Relative Caregiver (ARC) Program
15-22 MARS Help Desk
15-21

FC 1633A SSI Screening Guide Form

15-20

CWS CMS Identifier of Significant Other Living with Custodial Parent

15-19

Notice Of Posting of Forms Associated With Child And Family Team (CGT) Meetings

15-18

CWS/CMS 7.3A Code Drop Summary

15-17

New Policy Mobile App

15-16

DCFS Forms Video Tutorials in DCFS Policy and The DCFS University Website

15-15

Mandatory Settlement Conference (MSC) Process

15-14

General Relief Ineligible (GRI) / County Funding

15-13

Timely Contacts for Referrals

15-12

OBTAINING AGENCY SPECIFIC MEDICAL RECORDS Issued 10/5/16

15-11

Policy Release Update

15-10 Group Home Notice of Replacement Report Mandatory Attachments (Cancelled by FYI 17-05)

15-09

WIC 361.4 CRIMINAL WAIVER REQUEST

15-08

Adoption and Foster Care Analysis and Reporting System (AFCARS) Navigation Tool and Data Entry Tips

15-07 Reminder Re: Important Travel Procedural Requirements, Approval of Travel Prior to Making Travel Arrangements and Submission of Travel Expense Claim Timely
15-06 Enhancement to the DCFS Interface with the Department of Health Services’ E-mHUB System of Sending Positive Appointment Status Notifications to Current CSWs and SCSWs
15-05 Notice of New Forms on CWS/CMS
15-04 (Rev) Various Personnel Payroll Issues
15-03 Transitional Housing Placement Plus Foster Care (THP+FC)
15-02 How to Flag a CSEC Referral/Case in the Special Project Tab in CWS/CMS (Cancelled and replaced by FYI 15-22)
15-01 Enhancement Services
2014  
14-27 Oversight of Licensed Foster Homes Located Outside of Los Angeles County
14-26 Nonminor Dependents in Out-Of-State Placements (Cancelled by Policy Guide 0100-560.40)
14-25 Department of Public Social Services (DPSS) Services and Resources for Mutual Families
14-24 CWS/CMS 7.2 Code Drop Summary
14-23 Visitation Planning and Engagement of Relatives and Out-of-Home Caretakers ( Attention ER, DI and CS social workers)
14-22 Policy Release Update
14-21 Group Home Notice of Replacement Report Mandatory Attachments (Cancelled and replaced by FYI 17-05)
14-20 MARS Help Desk (Cancelled and replaced by FYI 15-22)
14-19 WIC 388 Petitions and Impact on Kin-GAP Benefits
14-17 Effective Immediately: Filing WIC Petitions for Commercially Sexually Exploited Children
14-16 Foster Care Search System (FCSS) Phase I DCFS 280 Automation Implementation (Cancelled and replaced by FYI 15-28)
14-15 Receipt Of Report (ROR) Date
14-14 2014 Back to School Clothing Allowance (BTSCA) (Cancelled and replaced by FYI 15-26)
14-13 Notification of New APPS Web and APPS Report System Audit Mandated Access and Security Procedures
14-12 New Web-Based Policy Website
14-11 Update on Health Care Enrollment Resources for DCFS Served Families and Individuals
14-10 CWS/CMS 7.1 Code Drop Summary
14-09 Out-of-Home Care Investigations Section (OHCIS) Co-location Pilot Project
14-08 Residentially Based Services (RBS) Demonstration Project (Cancelled FYI 10-79)
14-07 Dedicated Accounts-Youth Receiving SSI
14-06 Information Sharing with Caregivers
14-05 Health Care Enrollment Providers for DCFS Served Families and Individuals
14-04 Assessing Youth Residing in Group Homes Longer than One Year (Cancelled by 0100-510.50 )
14-03

Best Practice Recommendations for the Investigation of Identified Critical Incident or Child Fatality Referrals

14-02 Education Travel Reimbursement
14-01 MARS Help Desk
2013  
13-24

Department of Public Social Services (DPSS): Services and Resources for Mutual Families

13-23 Information on Children in Foster Care Receiving Timely Dental Care
13-22 Exodus Recovery Urgent Mental Health Care Center Access Information
13-21 Individualized Transition Skills Program (ITSP)
13-20

New Automated Transmission of the Electronic Drug and Alcohol Testing Referral

13-19 (Rev)

Matrix of Substance Abuse Programs to Assist in Meeting the Needs of DCFS-Served Parent(s)/Caregivers and Youth (Issued 11/16/15)

13-18

Signature Requirements for the Extension of Family Maintenance Services in Court Supervised Cases

13-17 Optimistic Concurrency Errors in CWS/CMS
13-16 Not issued
13-15 2013 Back to School Clothing Allowance
13-14

Model Case Format (MCF)

13-10 New Court Number for Non-Minor Dependents
13-13

California Law Enforcement Telecommunications System (CLETS) (Introducing 2 New Clearance Forms) Issued 07/09/13

13-12

Los Angeles County Dept. of Children and Family Services Internal Affairs Issued 06/21/13

13-11

SILP payment requirements for Non-Minor Dependents (NMDs) Issued 06/14/13 (Cancelled by Policy Guide 0100-560.40)

13-08 CWS/CMS 6.8 Code Drop Summary Issued 06/04/13
13-09 Reimbursable Mileage ClarificationIssued 05/28/13
13-07 Placements for Unattached Children Issued 05/15/13
13-06

End of the State Waiver of Emergency Response Referral Closure Time frame Issued 04/30/13

13-05(REV)

Juvenile Court Hearing Alert System Issued 04/25/13

13-05

Juvenile Court Hearing Alert System Issued 03/14/13

13-02

Change In Legal Guardian’s Residency Requirement For Out-Of-State Kin-Gap Cases   Issued 02/05/13

13-01 Preteen or Adolescent Vaccines and Immunizations    Issued 01/28/13
2012  
12-44 Not Issued
12-43 Independent Living Program (ILP)/Chafee Funding Requirements     Issued 11/07/12
12-42 Forming a Child Abuse Multidisciplinary Team   Issued 11/01/12
12-41 Not Issued
12-40 Not Issued
12-39 CWS/CMS 6.7 Code Drop Summary   Issued 11/07/12
12-38

Reasonable Accommodation for Caseload and Driving Restrictions    Issued 09/26/12 (Cancelled)

12-37(REV) SA Access Project:Access to Substance Abuse Services for High Risk Parents    Issued 02/11/13 (Cancel by FYI 15-30)
12-37 SA Access Project:Access to Substance Abuse Services for High Risk Parents    Issued 09/25/12
12-36(REV) Important Revisions to the Notice of Replacement Court Report    Issued 10/30/12
12-36 Important Revisions to the Notice of Replacement Court Report   Issued 09/20/12
12-35 Not Issued
12-34 Referral to the Deaf Services Units   Issued 08/20/12
12-33 Forms Update   Issued 09/07/12
12-32 Not Issued
12-31 Age Eligibility Change For Extended Foster Care,Non-related Legal Guardian, Kin-GAP and AAP Payment Benefits    Issued 08/10/12
12-30 Not Issued
12-29 Cross Reporting Responsibilities for DCFS Staff    Issued 07/23/12
12-28 Suspension Of Procedural Guide 0300-509.00, Identification of Dependent Children with Concurrent Informal Juvenile and Traffic Court (IJTC) Involvement   Issued 07/23/12
12-27

Notification of Web-Based System in Receiving Drug and Alcohol Test Results     Issued 11/15/12

12-26 Triage of Referrals to Medical Hub Clinics for Forensic Medical Examinations   Issued 05/22/12
12-25 New Policy Web Site   Issued 11-01-12
12-24 WIC 388 Petitions Involving a Kin-Gap Legal Guardian    Issued 07/09/12    Cancelled by Procedural Guide 0300-301.05, dated 12/11/12
12-23 Reminder of Important Mileage Claim Procedural Requirements   Issued 05/04/12    (cancelled by FYI 17-10)
12-22 Forms Posting Update     Issued 05/03/12
12-21

Children’s Law Center (CLC) Investigator’s Participation in Resource Management Process Team Decision Making (RMP TDM) and Pregnant And Parenting Teen (PPT) Process   Issued 08/06/12

12-20 Foster Care Search Engine     Issued 04/30/12
12-19 Intercounty Transfer Protocol for Youth Eligible for Extended Foster Care or Already Participating in Extended Foster Care    Issued 07/23/12
12-18 Wraparound Tier Ii Extended Support    Issued 04/20/12   Cancelled 5/31/12
12-17

CWS/CMS 6.6 Code Drop Summary   Issued 04/20/12

12-16 Project SAFE (Screening and Assessment for Family Engagement) Pilot Issued 03/29/12   Cancelled 07/3/12 - Pilot ended
12-15

Notification of Revision of the 72 Hour Requirement for an Initial Medical Examination for Children 0-3 Years of Age and High Risk Children   Issued 03/28/12   Cancelled by Procedural Guide 0600-500.00, dated 7/1712

12-14 (REV) Supervision of Nonminor Dependents Who Reside Out-Of-State   Issued 04/12/12
12-14 Supervision of Nonminor Dependents Who Reside Out-Of-State   Issued 03/27/12
12-13 CWS/CMS 6.5.1 Code  Drop – Forms Update    Issued 03/20/12
12-12 Reminder Re:  Important Travel Procedural Requirements Approval of Travel Prior to Making Travel Arrangements and Submission of Timely Travel Expense Claims   Issued 03/19/12
12-11 Forms Posting Update    Issued 03/08/12
12-10

Notice of the County’s New Contract Alert Reporting Database and Manual   Issued 03/01/12

12-09 (REV) Youth Detained at Large Order   Issued 08/06/12
12-09 Youth Detained at Large Order   Issued 05/07/12
12-08

CWS/CMS 6.5 Code Drop Summary    Issued 02/14/12

12-07 Not Issued
12-06 Not Issued
12-05 Forms Posting Update    Issued 01/30/12
12-04 Referrals to the Asian Pacific Program    Issued 01/25/12 (Cancelled and replaced by FYI 15-32)
12-03 Requesting a Court Order for an Initial Medical Exam   Issued 02/15/12 Effective date 02/29/12    Cancelled by Procedural Guide 0600-500.00, dated 7/1712
12-02 Automatic Transmission of the Medical Hub Referral Form to Childrens Hospital Los Angeles   Issued 01/12/12       Cancelled by Procedural Guide 0600-500.00, dated 7/1712
12-01 Nonminor Dependent (NMD) and Extended Foster Care Templates and Special Project Codes are Now Available on CWS/CMS   Issued 01/09/12
2011  
11-27 Completion of the BCIA 8583 as a Result of AB 717   Issued 12/30/11   Cancelled by Procedural Guide 0070-548.17, dated 09/05/12
11-26(REV) Use of E-Mail Alerts   Issued 03/06/12
11-26 Use of E-Mail Alerts    Issued 11/28/11
11-24(REV) Changes to Reporting Requirements to the Child Abuse Central Index (CACI) - Passage of Assembly Bill (AB) 717     Issued 11/16/11
11-24 Changes to Reporting Requirements to the Child Abuse Central Index (CACI) - Passage of Assembly Bill (AB) 717     Issued 11/03/11
11-23 Conducting Effective Meetings      Issued 11/03/11
11-22 General Relief Ineligible (GRI) (County) Funding   Issued 10/03/11  ( Cancelled by FYI 15-14, dated 05/06/15)
11-21 Notification Of Revision of HIV Testing Request Forms and  Reminder of Correct Protocol for Submission   Issued 09/29/11
11-20 Obtaining Medical Records From LAC+USC Medical Center  Issued 09/29/11 (Cancelled by FYI 15-12 dated 04/23/14)
11-19 Implementation of the New Automated Provider Payment System (APPS) IBM Web Application   Issued 09/21/11 Cancelled by FYI 14-13 on 06/26/14
11-18

Referrals to the Asian Pacific Program    Issued 09/21/11

11-17 FCI Verification as Prerequisite to Obtaining Adult Probation Information   Issued 09/22/11
11-16 Voluntary Placement Agreements; Welfare and Institutions Code Section 16507.6 and Effect on Federal Eligibility for Foster Care Benefits   Issued 11/03/11 
11-15 Completion of the SOC 369 and SOC 369A Prior to the Establishment of Kin-Gap Guardianship   Issued 08/24/11  Cancelled by Procedural Guide 0100-520.35, dated 12/13/11
11-14

General Information Regarding Probate Legal Guardianship and Eligibility for Aid to Families of Dependent Children (AFDC-FC)  Issued 08/01/11

11-13

2011 Back-To-School Clothing Allowance (BTSCA)    Issued 08/01/11

11-12 Requesting Post TPR Eligibility Determination for AFDC-FC When Children are Placed with Relatives   Issued 06/29/11 (Cancelled by FYI 15-33)
11-11 Vital Records Request Log    Issued 05/19/11
11-10 Use of Medical Marijuana by DCFS Clients   Issued 10/31/11
11-09

Changes to the Processing of Court Reports to Probate Court

Issued 04/21/11 Effective date 05/15/11

11-08 Tier 1 Wraparound Requirements Have Changed     Issued 03/31/11
11-07 Obtaining Assistance in Completion of the DCFS 561(a), Medical Examination Form by Health Care Providers   Issued 03/25/11
11-06 Addressing the needs of Children and Families When There is a Loss Through Death    Issued 03/22/11
11-03

New Automated Transmission of the Medical Hub Referral Form and Examination/Screening Results Issued 02/18/11

 

11-02(REV) Various Personnel Payroll Issues Issued 02/18/11 Cancelled by FYI 15-04 Issed 02/13/15
11-02 Various Personnel Payroll Issues Issued 02/04/11
11-01 Not issued
2010  
10-81(REV) Children with Pervasive Developmental Disorders (PDD) (Autism Spectrum Disorders are included in PDD)   Issued 05/04/11
10-81 Children with Pervasive Developmental Disorders (PDD) (Autism Spectrum Disorders are included in PDD)    Issued 12/15/10
10-80 Pregnant And Parenting Teen (PPT) Conference Utilizing The Family Group Decision Making (FGDM) Model     Issued 12/15/10
10-79 Residentially Based Services (RBS) Demonstration Project   Cancelled by FYI 14-08
10-78 New Hague Notice Requirements    12/03/10
10-77 New Name For The Food Stamp Program - CalFresh    11/30/10  
10-75 Tracking WIC 301 and 360(b) Cases on CWS/CMS  11/05/10    Cancelled by Procedural Guide 0090-503.10 issued 6/15/11
10-74 Criminal Clearance Tracking System (CCTS) Electronic Transmission of the “No Longer Interested Notification   10/28/10
10-73(REV) Referring Transitioning Youth for DPSS Services Pilot   Issued 04/05/11
10-73 Referring Transitioning Youth for DPSS Services Pilot   Issued 11/16/10
10-72 New Federal Requirement Added To The 90-Day Transition Plan    Issued 10/26/10
10-71 Cover Letter to CSWs for Continuing MEDI-CAL Coverage    Issued 11/01/10
10-69 Forms Posting Update   Issued 10/13/10
10-68 Policy Release Update    Issued 10/13/10
10-67 E-CAPS Version 3.8    Issued 10/12/10
10-66 (REV) Current Psychotropic Medication Authorizations (PMAs) Attached to CWS/CMS Cases    Issued 05/10/16
10-66 Current Psychotropic Medication Authorizations (PMAs) Attached to CWS/CMS Cases    Issued 10/05/10
10-65 (REV) Children’s Law Center (CLC) and RMP TDM Pilot Project    Issued 10/12/10
10-65 Children’s Law Center (CLC) and RMP TDM Pilot Project    Issued 10/01/10
10-64 Payment Procedures For The Placement of a Child in the Home of a Relative or Non-Relative Extended Family Member    Issued 09/30/10
10-63 New Procedure for Re-Mapping Referrals   Issued 09/30/10
10-62 FCI Procedure When a DMH Record is Found   Issued 09/27/10
10-61 Reporting Changes in Resource Family Profile Information   Issued 09/28/10   Cancelled by FYI 12-20, dated 04/30/12
10-60 Missed Child Case Contacts Report and Protocol     Issued 09/20/10
10-59 Forms Posting Update    Issued 09/16/10
10-58 Policy Release Update     Issued 09/16/10
10-57 Forms Posting Update    Issued 08/17/10
10-56 Policy Release Update     Issued 08/16/10
10-55 Assessing the Safety and Mental Health Needs of Siblings After a Child’s Suicide     Issued 08/11/10
10-54(REV2) Important Information/New Guidelines: Regarding Use of County Blackberries and Cellular Phones   Issued 11/03/11 (Canceled Replace by FYI 15-25)
10-54(REV) Important Information/New Guidelines: Regarding Use of County Blackberries and Cellular Phones   Issued 09/27/10
10-54 Important Information/New Guidelines: Regarding Use of County Blackberries and Cellular Phones   Issued 08/17/10
10-53 2010 Back-to-School Clothing Allowance (BTSCA )   Issued 08/11/10
10-52 New Petition Filing Timeframes    Issued 09/01/10
10-51 CWS/CMS 6.4 Code Drop     Issued 08/25/10
10-50 New DCFS Investigation Narrative Template     Issued 07/27/10
10-49 Changes to Notice By Publication of Citation in a Spanish Periodical  Cancelled by Procedural Guides 0300-306.30 & C 300-024 dated 12/01/10
10-48 Temporary Changes to DCFS Educational Release Time Practice   Issued 07/22/10
10-47 Adoption Assistance Program (AAP) Benefit Payment System Implementation    Issued 07/15/10
10-46 New Hague Notice Requirements    Issued 07/12/10
10-45 DCFS Runaway Outreach Unit (ROU)   Issued 07/06/10
10-44 Forms Posting Update  Issued 07/01/10
10-43 Policy Release Update    Issued 07/01/10
10-42 Free or Low Cost Health Coverage for Children  Issued 07/13/10
10-41 Exchanging Information With Health Care Treatment Providers      Issued 06/28/10
10-39(REV) Announcing the New DCFS 90-Day Transition Planning Conference (90-Day TP Conference) and Federally Required 90-Day Transition Plan (90-Day TP) For Foster Youth Prior To Aging-Out of Foster Care   Issued 06/30/10
10-39 Announcing the New DCFS 90-Day Transition Planning Conference (90-Day TP Conference) and Federally Required 90-Day Transition Plan (90-Day TP) For Foster Youth Prior To Aging-Out of Foster Care   Issued 06/23/10
10-38 Not issued
10-37 Forms Posting Update   Issued 06/02/10
10-36 Policy Release Update  Issued 06/02/10
10-35 New Protocol for Obtaining Adult Probation Information    Issued 06/17/10   See FYI 11-17 issued 09/22/11
10-34 Conducting School Interviews For The Purpose of Investigating a Child Abuse Referral  Issued 05/24/10  Cancelled by Procedural Guide 0070-506.11 dated 07/01/14
10-33 SOC 154 A, Placement Agency - Foster Family Agency Agreement   Issued 05/20/10
10-32 Forms Posting Update    Issued 05/03/10
10-31 Policy Release Update   Issued 05/03/10
10-30 Entering Data Into CWS/CMS Regarding the Investigation of a Referral    Issued 04/29/10
10-29 Some Low Cost Family Law Legal Services Options   Issued 04/22/10
10-28 Sexual Abuse Treatment Program    Issued 04/21/10   Cancelled by Procedural Guide 0070-532.10 dated 03/10/11
10-27 Notifying Law Enforcement When a Runaway Child Is Found Or Returns   Issued 04/16/10
10-26 New Start Time for Detention Hearings At Edmund D. Edelman Children’s Court     Issued 04/15/10
10-25 Annual $100 Supplemental Clothing Allowance   Issued 04/13/10
10-24 Electronic Suspected Child Abuse Report System (E-SCARS) 3.0    Issued 04/08/10
10-23 Update to On-Site DNA Testing At Children’s Court   Issued 03/31/10
10-22 United Care Foster Family Agency     Issued 03/29/10
10-21 United Care Foster Family Agency   Issued 03/26/10
10-20(REV) Obtaining Medical Records From Kaiser Permanente    Issued 11/05/12 (Cancelled by FYI 15-12 dated 04/23/14)
10-20 Obtaining Medical Records From Kaiser Permanente   Issued 03/22/10
10-19 Requesting a Child’s Birth Certificate From the State  Issued 03/23/10
10-18 Cancellation of the  Kin-Gap Made Simple Flyer     Issued 03/17/10
10-17 Not issued
10-16 Timely Update to the Medi-Cal Eligibility Database System (MEDS)   Issued 03/23/10
10-15 Forms Posting Update   Issued 03/08/10
10-14 Policy Release Update   Issued 03/08/10
10-13 Removal of the DCFS Investigation Narrative Template from CWS/CMS Issued 02/18/10
10-12

Policy Clarification:  Use of the DCFS Investigation Narrative Template

Issued 02/10/10

 

10-11 Policy Clarification:  Collateral Contacts    Issued 02/09/10
10-10

Health and Education Passport - Court Report Implementation  Issued 02/08/10

10-09 Civil Rights PUB 13 Pamphlet     Issued 02/01/10
10-08 Notification of Affirmative Action/Civil Rights Compliance Coordinator Change       Issued 02/01/10
10-07

Mentoring Opportunities for DCFS Youth Issued 1/21/10

10-06 Conducting School Interviews Issued 1/15/10
10-05 Clarification Regarding ILP Eligibility Issues Issued 1/12/10
10-04 Forms Posting Update Issued 01/07/10
10-03 Policy Release Update Issued 01/07/10
10-02 Arranging Monitored Visits Between Dependent Children and their Parents Who Reside in Tijuana, Mexico through the Mexican Consulate Office Issued 01/06/10
10-01

Returning Telephone Calls Issued 01/11/10

2009  
09-64

How to Translate Documents to Comply with the Hague Convention Treaty

09-63

New Process for Non-Detained Petitions

09-62

Welfare Case Management Information System (WCMIS)

09-61

Recommendation Order to Court for Mental Health/Developmental Assessment and Release of Information

09-60 Child Protection Hotline (CPH) Screener Narrative Template
09-59 Forms Posting Update
09-58 Policy Release Update
09-57 CWS/CMS 6.3 Code Drop
09-56 Returning Reimbursement Checks For Unprocessed Vital Records
09-55 New Procedures for Requesting Probation Records      Cancelled by Procedural Guide 0300-306.75 dated 01/25/10
09-54 LEADER
09-53 Civil Rights PUB 13 Pamphlet     Cancelled by FYI 10-09, dated 02/01/10
09-52 Deaf Services Unit Intake Criteria   Cancelled by FYI 12-34, dated 08/20/12
09-51 Policy Release Update
09-50 Forms Posting Update
09-49 MAT Summary of Findings Report
  Not Released
09-47 Policy Release Update
09-46 Forms Posting Update
09-45

When is an ASFA Home Assessment Needed

09-44

Changes To Regional Center’s Early Start Program Eligibility Requirements

09-43

Mentoring Opportunities for DCFS Youth Cancelled by FYI 10-07 dated 1/21/10

09-42 Sexual Abuse Treatment Program
09-41

2009 Back-To-School Clothing Allowance (BTSCA)

09-40 Policy Release Update
09-39 Forms Posting Update
09-38

Maintaining the Confidentiality of DCFS Case Records

09-37 Performance Outcome Monitoring System for Foster Family Agency and Group Homes
09-36

Redacting Confidential Address Information From Court Report and Attachments (Cancelled and replaced by FYI 15-41)

09-35(REV) Mailing Attachments with Court Reports
09-35 Mailing Attachments with Court Reports
09-34 Policy Release Update
09-33 Forms Posting Update
09-32 Providing a Birth Certificate to Youth and Legal Guardians
09-31 Department of Children and Family Services Cash Collections
09-30(REV) Family Group Decision Making (FGDM) for Pregnant and Parenting Teens (PPT)   Cancelled by FYI 10-80 dated 12/15/10
09-30

Family Group Decision Making (FGDM) for Pregnant and Parenting Teens (PPT)

09-29

Departmental Assignment Control System (DACS)

09-28 Mentoring Opportunities for Youth Cancelled by FYI 09-43 dated 08/20/09
09-27 Children’s Court Access and Security
  Not Released
09-25 Forms Posting Update
09-24 Dependency Court Closure Plan
09-23 Update on ICWA Notices
09-22(Rev) Referrals to the Asian Pacific Program     Issued 02/24/11   See FYI 11-18 dated 09/21/11
09-22 Referrals to the Asian Pacific Program   See 02/24/11 version
09-21

Changes To Family & Medical Leave Act (FMLA) Effective January 16, 2009

09-20 Maintaining Current Staff Phone Numbers in CWS/CMS
09-19 Forms Posting Update
09-18 Electronic Suspected Child Abuse Report System (E-SCARS) Implementation
09-17 Reminder to Staff to Refer Caregivers for Whole Family Foster Home Certification Training
09-16 Annual $100 Supplemental Clothing Allowance
09-15 When an Adoption Can Finalize After TPR Was Reversed on Appeal Only Due to ICWA Issues
09-14 Forms Posting Update
09-13 Conversations With Attorneys And Other Non-DCFS Individuals
09-12 Expansion of the Dependency Court Youth Substance Abuse Program
09-11 Trends and Practices in Kinship Care
09-10 Forms Posting Update
09-09

Overdue Child Support Referral Determinations/Re-Determinations 

09-08 Visitation Requirements
09-07

Requesting Copies of Family Assessments/Home Studies

From Foster Family/Adoption Agencies (Dually Licensed Agencies)

09-06

The Correct Completion of AAP Documents

09-05 On-site DNA Testing at Children’s Court
09-04 Use of Unauthorized Forms
09-03 New Transitional Independent Living Plan (TILP) Agreement for Foster Youth   Cancelled by Procedural Guide 0080-505.10 dated 03/11/11
09-02

Submission of the SS 8583, Child Abuse Investigation Report, to the Department of Justice

Canceled by Procedural Guide 0070-548.17 dated 09/28/09

09-01 Forms Posting Update
2008  
08-62 Seeking Authorization for HIV Testing Cancelled by Procedural Guide 0600-502.20 dated 09/01/09
08-61 Exit Outcomes for Youth Aging Out of Foster Care
08-60 Publication of Citation in Foreign Language Newspaper
08-59 Forms Posting Update
08-58

Transitional Housing Program (THP) – Plus Fact Sheet

08-57

Referrals to the Asian Pacific Program Cancelled by FYI 09-22, dated 05/18/09

08-56

On-site DNA Testing At Children’s Court Update to FYI 08-40

Cancelled by FYI 09-05 dated 02/19/09

08-55

(REV 2)

Multidimensional Treatment Foster Care (MTFC)
08-55(REV) Multidimensional Treatment Foster Care (MTFC)
08-55 Multidimensional Treatment Foster Care (MTFC)
08-54 Intensive Treatment Foster Care (ITFC)
08-53

Update to FYI 08-50, CWS/CMS 6.2 Code Release Changes

Recommendation Print Report
08-52

Dental Resources for DCFS-Served Children  

08-51 (REV)

DCFS Transitional Housing Program (THP) Update

08-51

DCFS Transitional Housing Program (THP) Update

08-50

CWC/CMS 6.2 Code Release Changes 

08-49 New Child Support Referral Procedure Change
08-48 Integrated Financial System (IFS) – Child Support Module Upgrade
08-47 Completing the DCFS 5649, Indian Ancestry Questionnaire
08-46 Forms Posting Update
08-45 Not released
08-44 Not released
08-43 Child Abduction and Recovery Crisis Counseling for Recovered Youth
08-42 Interactive Process
08-41 Expanded Access to College Financial Aid for Former Foster Youth
08-40 On-Site DNA Testing at Children’s Court Cancelled by FYI 09-05 dated 02/19/09
08-39 2008 Presidential Election Voter Registration for Youth Receiving DCFS Services  Cancelled 10/21/08 (last day to register was 10/20/08)
08-38 Obtaining Paternity Testing Results From Labcorp
08-37

Update On DCFS Group Home/Foster Family Agencies Contract Expiration Transition Plan

08-36

Notification Requirements When a Change in Placement Results in the Youth Attending a New School    Cancelled by FYI 0700-500.10, dated 1/27/10

08-35 Regional Center Rate For Dual Agency Children
08-34 2008 Back-To-School Clothing Allowance (BTSCA)
08-33

Update on DCFS Group Home/FFA Placement Hold Status

See FYI 08-37

08-32

New Transitional Independent Living Plan (TILP) Agreement for Foster Youth    Cancelled by Procedural Guide 0080-505.10 dated 03/11/11

08-31 Child Abduction and the Recovery of an Abducted Child
08-30

Linkages and (Child Welfare Services/Case Management System) CWS/CMS

08-29 Not Released
08-28 Court Transportation Requests  Cancelled by Procedural Guide 0300-306.80, dated 3/12/09
08-27

TDM Participants        Who can attend?

08-26 Children’s Court Access and Security See FYI 09-27 dated 06/05/09
08-25(REV)

SOC 832, Notice of Child Abuse Central Index Listing

08-25

SOC 832, Notice of Child Abuse Central Index Listing

08-24 TILP’s for FFA’s
08-23 Montebello Unified School District Pilot
08-22

Special Placements and One-On-One Services

08-21

Vital Records Requests And Status Tracking Log Cancelled by Procedural Guide 1200-500.10 dated 06/18/09

08-20 Is Anyone New Residing In The Home? Cancelled by Procedural guide 0400-503.10 dated 12/21/09
08-19(REV.) Referring Caregivers for Whole Family Foster Home Certification Training
08-19

Referring Caregivers for Whole Family Foster Home Certification Training

08-18 Annual $100 Supplemental Clothing Allowance
08-17

Assessing Child Safety for Children Residing in Out-Of Home Care

08-16

Child Abuse Central Index (CACI) Review Hearings Cancelled by Procedural Guide 0070-548.18, dated 4/30/08

08-15

DCFS Group Home/FFA Contract Expiration Transition Plan 2008 

See FYI 08-37

08-14 Civil Rights PUB 13 Pamphlet    Cancelled by FYI 10-09, dated 02/01/10
08-13 Requesting Case Record Information From Probate and Family Law Court
08-12

DCFS Countywide Alcohol And Drug Testing Services  

08-11 Establishing Candidacy for Foster Care in Voluntary Family Maintenance Case Plans
08-09

Correctly Documenting Amended/Sustained Petition Language in Court Reports

08-08 Process Service of Termination of Parental Rights (WIC 366.26) Hearing Notices Termination of Contracted Services
08-07 Foster Youth Substance Abuse Services Pilot Reminder Cancelled by Procedural Guide 0600-508.00 dated 03/20/08
08-06

Cash Donations to The Department of Children and Family Services

08-05 (Rev) Establishing Legal Residency Prior To Adoption Finalization and/or Termination of Court Jurisdiction on Other Permanent Plans
08-05 Establishing Legal Residency Prior To Adoption Finalization and/or Termination of Court Jurisdiction on Other Permanent Plans
08-04 Searching and Entering Education Provider (School) Information
08-03 Update on New ICWA Forms
08-02

Fraud Prevention and Awareness

08-01

Notification of Detention Hearing Termination of Contracted Services