Reports Related to "Social Services, Department of"

Reports Related to "Social Services, Department of"
Date Issued Report Number Report Title
October 12, 2017 I2017-2

Investigations of Improper Activities by State Agencies and Employees: Inaccurate Attendance Records, Violation of State Laws, and Misuse of State Resources

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March 16, 2017 2016-128

In‑Home Supportive Services: The State Could Do More to Help Providers Avoid Future Payment Delays

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March 14, 2017 2016-126

California Department of Social Services: Its Caregiver Background Check Bureau Lacks Criminal History Information It Needs to Protect Vulnerable Populations in Licensed Care Facilities

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March 2, 2017 I2017-1

Investigations of Improper Activities by State Agencies and Employees: Misuse of Resources, Inaccurate Attendance Records, Disclosure of Confidential Information, and Improper Payments

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August 23, 2016 2015-131

California's Foster Care System: The State and Counties Have Failed to Adequately Oversee the Prescription of Psychotropic Medications to Children in Foster Care

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February 25, 2016 2015-115

Dually Involved Youth: The State Cannot Determine the Effectiveness of Efforts to Serve Youth Who Are Involved in Both the Child Welfare and Juvenile Justice Systems

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January 14, 2016 2015-041

Recommendations Not Fully Implemented After One Year: The Omnibus Audit Accountability Act of 2006

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January 5, 2016 2015-701

Recommendations for the Legislature From Audits Issued During 2014 and 2015

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July 2, 2015 2015-502

Follow-Up—California Department of Social Services: Although Making Progress, It Could Do More to Ensure the Protection and Appropriate Placement of Foster Children

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June 23, 2015 2015-503

Follow-Up—California Department of Social Services: It Has Not Corrected Previously Recognized Deficiencies in Its Oversight of Counties' Antifraud Efforts for the CalWORKs and CalFresh Programs

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May 5, 2015 2015-608

High Risk: State Departments Need to Improve Their Workforce and Succession Planning Efforts to Mitigate the Risks of Increasing Retirements

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January 15, 2015 2014-041

Recommendations Not Fully Implemented After One Year: The Omnibus Audit Accountability Act of 2006

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December 18, 2014 2014-401

Data Reliability: State Agencies' Computer-Generated Data Varied in Their Completeness and Accuracy

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April 8, 2014 2013-110

Child Welfare Services: The County Child Welfare Services Agencies We Reviewed Must Provide Better Protection for Abused and Neglected Children

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January 16, 2014 2013-701

Recommendations for the Legislature From Audits Issued During 2012 and 2013

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January 14, 2014 2013-041

Recommendations Not Fully Implemented After One Year: The Omnibus Audit Accountability Act of 2006

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September 26, 2013 2013-601

High Risk: The California State Auditor's Updated Assessment of High-Risk Issues the State and Select State Agencies Face

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January 15, 2013 2012-041

Recommendations Not Fully Implemented After One Year: The Omnibus Audit Accountability Act of 2006

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December 18, 2012 2012-701

Recommendations for Legislative Consideration From Audits Issued During 2011 and 2012

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November 27, 2012 2012-105

Departments of Public Health and Social Services: Weaknesses in the Administration of the Child Health and Safety Fund and the State Children's Trust Fund Limit Their Effectiveness

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March 29, 2012 2011-101.2

Los Angeles County Department of Children and Family Services: Management Instability Hampered Efforts to Better Protect Children

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January 12, 2012 2011-041

Recommendations Not Fully Implemented After One Year: The Omnibus Audit Accountability Act of 2006

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January 5, 2012 2011-701

Recommendations for Legislative Consideration From Audits Issued During 2010 and 2011

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December 15, 2011 2011-002.1

Interim Reporting: Fiscal Year 2010-11 Single Audit

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October 27, 2011 2011-101.1

Child Welfare Services: California Can and Must Provide Better Protection and Support for Abused and Neglected Children

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August 18, 2011 2011-601

High Risk: The California State Auditor's Updated Assessment of High‑Risk Issues the State and Select State Agencies Face

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December 14, 2010 2010-002.1

Interim Reporting: Fiscal Year 2009-10 Single Audit

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June 29, 2010 I2010-1

Investigations of Improper Activities by State Employees: Misuse of State Time and Resources, Improper Gifts, Inadequate Administrative Controls, and Other Violations of State Law January 2009 Through December 2009

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January 14, 2010 2009-041

Recommendations Not Fully Implemented After One Year: The Omnibus Audit Accountability Act of 2006

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December 21, 2009 2009-002.2

Interim Reporting: Fiscal Year 2008-09 Single Audit

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December 10, 2009 2009-701

Recommendations for Legislative Consideration From Audits Issued During 2008 and 2009

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November 3, 2009 2009-101

Department of Social Services: For the CalWORKs and Food Stamp Programs, It Lacks Assessments of Cost-Effectiveness and Misses Opportunities to Improve Counties' Antifraud Efforts

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April 28, 2009 I2009-1

Investigations of Improper Activities by State Employees: July 2008 Through December 2008

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January 20, 2009 2008-041

Recommendations Not Fully Implemented After One Year: The Omnibus Audit Accountability Act of 2006

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December 22, 2008 2008-701

Recommendations for Legislative Consideration From Audits Issued During 2007 and 2008

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April 29, 2008 2007-124

Safely Surrendered Baby Law: Stronger Guidance From the State and Better Information for the Public Could Enhance Its Impact

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April 17, 2008 2007-115

Sex Offender Placement: State Laws Are Not Always Clear, and No One Formally Assesses the Impact Sex Offender Placement Has on Local Communities

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April 3, 2008 I2008-1

Investigations of Improper Activities by State Employees: July 2007 Through December 2007

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May 25, 2006 2005-129

Department of Social Services: In Rebuilding Its Child Care Program Oversight, the Department Needs to Improve Its Monitoring Efforts and Enforcement Actions

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August 19, 2003 2002-114

Department of Social Services: Continuing Weaknesses in the Department's Community Care Licensing Programs May Put the Health and Safety of Vulnerable Clients at Risk

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August 2, 2000 2000-102

Department of Social Services: To Ensure Safe, Licensed Child Care Facilities, It Needs to More Diligently Assess Criminal Histories, Monitor Facilities, and Enforce Disciplinary Decisions

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May 4, 2000 2000-500

Department of Social Services: It Still Needs to Improve Its Oversight of County Child Welfare Services

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September 9, 1999 96036

In-Home Supportive Services: Since Recent Legislation Changes the Way Counties Will Administer the Program, The Department of Social Services Needs to Monitor Service Delivery

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November 19, 1998 98025

Automated Child Support System: Selection of Interim System Appears Reasonable

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September 12, 1996 93023

Child Support Pilot Projects: Effectiveness Cannot Be Determined With Existing Data

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April 18, 1995 94021

Department of Social Services: The Department's Approach to Welfare Automation Is Too Costly and Unlikely To Succeed (Contract audit by Ernst & Young)

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March 29, 1995 94023

Department of Social Services: Review and Assessment of the Cost Effectiveness of AFDC Fraud Detection Programs (Contract audit by Deloitte & Touche)

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