Report 2015-115 Recommendation 21 Responses

Report 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 (Release Date: February 2016)

Recommendation #21 To: Sacramento County

To identify their population of dually involved youth, Sacramento County's CWS and probation agencies should provide guidance or training to staff on recording joint assessment hearing information consistently within the designated system.

1-Year Agency Response

Training has been provided to designated recording staff: A Senior Deputy Probation Officer is responsible for recording all 241.1 information into the Excel spreadsheet and will share and collaborate with the appropriate CPS staff to ensure accurate data is entered into the excel spreadsheet. Hearing dates continue to be recorded in CWS/CMS.

  • Completion Date: November 2016
  • Response Date: April 2017

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

Sacramento County CWS provided evidence that it trained its staff on recording joint assessment hearing information.


6-Month Agency Response

No change from 60-day response.

A workgroup has convened to update the 241.1 process, with an updated draft currently in discussion for further review. Citation hearings specifically for crossover youth are being address in the draft Crossover Youth Practice Model (CYPM) being reviewed by the CYPM Executive Team

  • Completion Date: September 2016
  • Response Date: August 2016

California State Auditor's Assessment of 6-Month Status: Pending

Per Sacramento County's response, it will not fully implement this recommendation until September 30, 2016.


60-Day Agency Response

A workgroup has convened to update the 241.1 process, with an updated draft currently in discussion for further review. Citation hearings specifically for crossover youth are being address in the draft Crossover Youth Practice Model (CYPM) being reviewed by the CYPM Executive Team

  • Estimated Completion Date: September 30, 2016
  • Response Date: May 2016

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


All Recommendations in 2015-115

Agency responses received are posted verbatim.


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