Report 2015-131 Recommendation Responses

Report 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 (Release Date: August 2016)

Recommendation for Legislative Action

To improve the State's and counties' oversight of psychotropic medications prescribed to foster children, the Legislature should require Social Services to collaborate with its county partners and other relevant stakeholders to develop and implement a reasonable oversight structure that addresses, at a minimum, the concerns identified in this audit report.

Description of Legislative Action

Legislation has not been introduced to address this specific recommendation.

  • Legislative Action Current As-of: December 2017

California State Auditor's Assessment of 1-Year Status: No Action Taken

All Recommendations in 2015-131