Report 2013-110 Recommendation 20 Responses

Report 2013-110: Child Welfare Services: The County Child Welfare Services Agencies We Reviewed Must Provide Better Protection for Abused and Neglected Children (Release Date: April 2014)

Recommendation #20 To: Butte County Department of Employment and Social Services

To improve the quality of the investigative information available to social workers, the Butte County CWS agency should expand on its investigative narrative templates to include fields such as relevant criminal history, substance abuse, or mental health concerns.

60-Day Agency Response

Butte County revised the Investigative Narrative template to include relevant criminal history, substance abuse and mental health history as part of the document. The Butte County - Investigative Narrative template, revised 5-27-14, has been submitted.

  • Completion Date: June 2014
  • Response Date: June 2014

California State Auditor's Assessment of 60-Day Status: Fully Implemented

All Recommendations in 2013-110

Agency responses received are posted verbatim.