House File 811 Legislative Report, December 14, 2009

(2009) House File 811 Legislative Report, December 14, 2009. Human Services, Department of (Health and Human Services, Department of)


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The department of Human Services provides child protective and child welfare services to eligible families in the state of Iowa. Children ages 0-17 may receive services that include child protective assessments, child in need of assistance, safety plan services, family safety, risk and permanency services, foster care and case management. A confirmed child abuse assessment may lead to involvement with juvenile court via an adjudication hearing. The court provides oversight and support to the family to increase safety for the children. Al child abuse assessments, regardless of disposition, are sent to juvenile court for review and information.

Item Type: Departmental Report
Keywords: Child and Family Services, DHS, Child Welfare,
Subjects: Social issues and programs > Civil and human rights
Health and medicine > Healthcare
Social issues and programs
Social issues and programs > Family
ID Code: 12828
Deposited By: Margaret Barr
Deposited On: 06 Apr 2012 14:51
Last Modified: 06 Apr 2012 14:51