Welcome! Mini-CFSR Training Presented by the Department of Family Services & Wyoming Citizen Review Panel If the audio does not start automatically, please double click on this icon in each slide Wyoming Citizen Review Panel, Inc.
What are Mini-CFSR Reviews? Child and Family Service Review Federal measures of good practice • Safety for children • Permanence for children removed from their home • Well-being of children & families
What is Involved in Mini-CFSR’s? • Measures outcomes for children and families • Determines if practice model principles are being followed • Uses in-depth interviews with the people involved • Results used for understanding & improving front-line practices
Why Do the Mini-CFSR? • Accountability • Measure progress on Program Improvement Plan (PIP) • Give children & families a voice • Prepare for the next federal CFSR
Child Protection Districts SHERIDAN YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK DISTRICT 6 CROOK Girls School674-7476 SHERIDAN LOVELL DISTRICT5 672-2404 GREYBULL 283-2014 GILLETTE POWELL SUNDANCE OLD FAITHFUL PARK 765-9453 BUFFALO 754-2245 BIG HORN 682-7277 CODY 684-5513 Kathy Deiss 587-6246 BoysSchool347-6144 WESTON TETON CAMPBELL WORLAND- 347-6181 746-4657 Ed Heimer JOHNSON WASHAKIE NEWCASTLE HOT SPRINGS THERMOPOLIS - 864-2158 JACKSON 733-7757 CONVERSE DISTRICT7 DISTRICT8 436-9068 WIND RIVER RESERVATION PINEDALE RIVERTON CASPER NIOBRARA GLENROCK 856-6521 367-4124 473-3900 334-2153 LANDER AFTON DOUGLAS 332-4038 LUSK SUBLETTE 358-3138 NATRONA FREMONT 886-9232 Richard Linson Jim Delozier PLATTE GOSHEN WHEAT- LAND TORRING- TON DISTRICT 10 322-3790 532-2191 LINCOLN CARBON ALBANY Keith Carter KEMMERER SWEETWATER 877-6670 RAWLINS Carolyn Yeaman UINTA ROCK SPRINGS 328-0612 745-7324 DISTRICT 1 LYMAN 362-5630 LARAMIE EVANSTON 786-4011 LARAMIE CO. 789-2756 CHEYENNE 777-7921 Click in this area to advance slide
Juvenile Services Regions YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK CROOK POWELL PARK SHERIDAN CAMPBELL 1 LOVELL SHERIDAN 4 SUNDANCE CODY GILLETTE GREYBULL JOHNSON OLD FAITHFUL BIG HORN BUFFALO WASHAKIE TETON WESTON WORLAND NEWCASTLE HOT SPRINGS Thermopolis JACKSON WIND RIVER RESERVATION NATRONA CONVERSE NIOBRARA CASPER AFTON LUSK GLENROCK SUBLETTE FREMONT PINEDALE DOUGLAS RIVERTON 3 2 LANDER PLATTE GOSHEN WHEAT- LAND LINCOLN TORRING- TON KEMMERER CARBON SWEETWATER ALBANY LARAMIE UINTA RAWLINS LARAMIE LYMAN ROCK SPRINGS CHEYENNE EVANSTON Click in this area to advance slide
What Does the Review Look Like? • Each district & region in Wyoming is reviewed annually • Cases are selected randomly, but based upon area caseloads with at least one case per DFS office • 2 reviewers for each case reviewed: • 1 from DFS • 1 from Wyoming Citizen Review Panel Wyoming Citizen Review Panel, Inc.
What does it measure?Safety • Protection • Response Time • Face to Face Contact • Repeat Maltreatment • Placement vs. In-home Services • Reasonable Efforts • Risk of Harm
Permanency • Permanence & Stability • Multiple entries into placement • Stability of placement • Appropriate goals for permanency • Achieving permanency • Connections • Proximity • Keeping siblings together • Family visitation • Preserving characteristics & connections • Diligent search for relatives as resources • Preserving relationships
Well Being • Enhancing Family Capacity • Family involvement • Identifying strengths • Identifying needs • Service provision • Face to face contact with children & parents • Education, Medical & Mental Health
What we have learned: • Improved performance on all 23 items • Met the goal on 17 of 23 items • Work to do in the area of permanency for children in out of home placements • Still need work to preserve connections for children in out of home placements
What is Family Centered Practice? Essential Elements of Family-Centered Practice • The family as a unit is the focus of attention. • Emphasis is on assessing and building on family strengths and on the capacity of families to function effectively. • Families are engaged in designing all aspects of treatment and evaluation. • Families are linked with more comprehensive, diverse and community-based network of supports and services.
Thank you for participating in the introductory portion of the Wyoming Mini-CFSR Training! Presented by the Department of Family Services & Wyoming Citizen Review Panel Wyoming Citizen Review Panel, Inc.