As many cases are processed informally, and court decisions are highly individualized, the model "case flow" is rather general; however, the basic procedures described are standard nationwide.
The health and safety of the children served shall be of paramount concern. The prevention and intervention should engage families in constructive, supportive, and nonadversarial relationships.
The prevention and intervention should intrude as little as possible into the life of the family, be focused on clearly defined objectives, and keep the safety of the child or children as the paramount concern. The prevention and intervention should be based upon outcome evaluation results that demonstrate success in protecting children and supporting families.
All placements shall be in a safe environment where drugs and alcohol are not abused. It is the further intent of the Legislature that, when children are removed from their homes, disruption to their education be minimized to the extent possible.
A volunteer who assists on an intermittent basis for less than 10 hours per month need not be screened if a person who meets the screening requirement of this section is always present and has the volunteer within his or her line of sight.
The department is authorized to adopt rules, policies, and procedures necessary to implement this paragraph. The department shall collaborate with all relevant state and local agencies to provide needed services. The children at greatest risk of being sexually exploited are runaways and throwaways.
Many of these children have a history of abuse and neglect. The vulnerability of these children starts with isolation from family and friends. Traffickers maintain control of child victims through psychological manipulation, force, drug addiction, or the exploitation of economic, physical, or emotional vulnerability.
Children exploited through the sex trade often find it difficult to trust adults because of their abusive experiences. These children make up a population that is difficult to serve and even more difficult to rehabilitate.
To ensure the safety of children. To provide for the treatment of such children as dependent children rather than as delinquents.
To sever the bond between exploited children and traffickers and to reunite these children with their families or provide them with appropriate guardians. To enable such children to be willing and reliable witnesses in the prosecution of traffickers. It is the intent of the Legislature that this state provide such care and services to all sexually exploited children in this state who are not otherwise receiving comparable services, such as those under the federal Trafficking Victims Protection Act, 22 U.
To prevent and remediate the consequences of mental illnesses and substance abuse disorders on families involved in protective supervision or foster care and reduce the occurrences of mental illnesses and substance abuse disorders, including alcohol abuse or related disorders, for families who are at risk of being involved in protective supervision or foster care.
To expedite permanency for children and reunify healthy, intact families, when appropriate. To support families in recovery. Participation in treatment, including a mental health court program or a treatment-based drug court program, may be required by the court following adjudication.
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The state further recognizes that the ability of parents, custodians, and guardians to fulfill those responsibilities can be greatly impaired by economic, social, behavioral, emotional, and related problems. The impact that abuse, abandonment, or neglect has on the victimized child, siblings, family structure, and inevitably on all citizens of the state has caused the Legislature to determine that the prevention of child abuse, abandonment, and neglect shall be a priority of this state.
To further this end, it is the intent of the Legislature that an Office of Adoption and Child Protection be established. The Governor shall appoint a Chief Child Advocate for the office. Assist in developing rules pertaining to the promotion of adoption, support of adoptive families, and implementation of child abuse prevention efforts.
Develop a strategic program and funding initiative that links the separate jurisdictional activities of state agencies with respect to promotion of adoption, support of adoptive families, and child abuse prevention.
The office may designate lead and contributing agencies to develop such initiatives. Advise the Governor and the Legislature on statistics related to the promotion of adoption, support of adoptive families, and child abuse prevention trends in this state; the status of current adoption programs and services, current child abuse prevention programs and services, the funding of adoption, support of adoptive families, and child abuse prevention programs and services; and the status of the office with regard to the development and implementation of the state strategy for the promotion of adoption, support of adoptive families, and child abuse prevention.
Develop public awareness campaigns to be implemented throughout the state for the promotion of adoption, support of adoptive families, and child abuse prevention. Oversee the preparation and implementation of the state plan established under subsection 10 and revise and update the state plan as necessary.
Provide for or make available continuing professional education and training in the prevention of child abuse and neglect.
Work to secure funding in the form of appropriations, gifts, and grants from the state, the Federal Government, and other public and private sources in order to ensure that sufficient funds are available for the promotion of adoption, support of adoptive families, and child abuse prevention efforts.
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