Report 2011-101.1 Recommendation 14 Responses

Report 2011-101.1: Child Welfare Services: California Can and Must Provide Better Protection and Support for Abused and Neglected Children (Release Date: October 2011)

Recommendation #14 To: Social Services, Department of

To ensure that county CWS agencies send required reports of abuse and neglect to Justice, Social Services should remind these agencies of applicable requirements and examine the feasibility of using CWS/CMS to track compliance with these statutory provisions.

1-Year Agency Response

Social Services sent a May 2012 notice to all counties reminding them of the conditions that warrant cross reporting to appropriate law enforcement agencies. Social Services determined that CWS/CMS currently has the capability to be used to track compliance with these reporting requirements. (See 2013-406, p. 118)

  • Response Date: November 2012

California State Auditor's Assessment of 1-Year Status: Fully Implemented

All Recommendations in 2011-101.1

Agency responses received after June 2013 are posted verbatim.