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Family Safety Desk Reference

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Name Last Updated Description
Master Index 06/20/98 Master Index
Imp Plan 07/2000 Implementation Plan, Laws of Florida--Chapter 2000-139 (Yellow Book)
Chapter 39 9/7/2006 Child Welfare
Operating Procedures Last Updated Includes the following from DCF's Policies and Procedures:
HRSOP 15-12 12/01/98 Procedures for Releasing Selected Information Pertaining to an Abuse, Neglect, Abandonment or Exploitation Report
CFOP 30-5 06/01/98 Cases Requiring Entry of a Final Order
CFOP 60-11 05/26/98 Policy on Domestic Violence
CFOP 60-52 07/01/01 Employees as Guardians Ad Litem
CFOP 175-15 09/01/99 Child Welfare Legal Services
CFOP 175-16 03/04/97 Avoiding Unnecessary Placements Through the Use of Substitute Care Funds
CFSOP 175-17 06/01/02 Child Death Review Procedures
CFOP 175-18 04/01/99 Child Care Training
CFSOP 175-19 05/09/01 Administrative Fines and Other Penalties for False Reporting of Abuse, Neglect and Abandonment
CFOP 175-20 02/26/97 Child Protection Teams and Sexual Abuse Treatment Programs
CFOP 175-21 05/24/01 Investigative Response
CFSOP 175-22 06/14/96 Diligent Search
CFOP 175-23 04/01/99 Case Supervision in Initial Responses/Assessments Involving Shelter Care
CFOP 175-24 10/13/97 Predisposition Study
CFOP 175-25 02/18/97 Additional and Supplemental Reports
HRSOP 175-26 06/03/96 Confidentiality of Children and Families Records
CFSOP 175-28 05/01/98 Allegation Matrix
CFOP 175-29 05/01/00 Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) Funding for Services
HRSOP 175-33 06/21/96 Out-Of-Town Inquiries
CFOP 175-34 08/01/98 Removal and Placement of Children
CFOP 175-36 12/01/98 Reports and Services Involving Indian Children
CFOP 175-37 12/01/98 Sharing Records With Children
CFOP 175-38 12/01/98 Reunification
CFSOP 175-39 08/02/96 Change of Custody
CFSOP 175-40 01/15/97 Consent for Medical Screening, Examination, and Treatment of Children in Physical or Legal Custody of the Department
CFOP 175-41 10/13/97 Family Assessment
CFOP 175-42 11/25/96 Case Chronological Documentation
CFOP 175-43 08/01/00 Referral Sources - Courtesy Supervision
CFOP 175-44 06/01/99 Services to Refugee and Entrant Unaccompanied Minors
CFOP 175-45 11/01/96 Assessment of Florida Abuse Hotline Information Referrals
CFOP 175-46 02/05/97 Duplicate and Sequence Merges
CFOP 175-47 12/01/98 Termination of Services - General
CFOP 175-48 07/01/99 Transfer of Cases Within and Between Districts
CFOP 175-49 12/01/98 Reports Involving Allegations of Medical Neglect of an Infant with a Life Threatening Condition
CFOP 175-50 07/01/99 Visitation and Other Contact with Children in Shelter
CFOP 175-51 12/01/98 Manual Expunction of Florida Abuse Hotline Information System Records
CFOP 175-52 11/01/98 Relicensing Child-Placing Agencies
CFOP 175-54 10/10/97 Interstate Compact on the Placement of Children
CFOP 175-55 10/10/97 Priority Placement under the Interstate Compact on the Placement of Children
CFOP 175-56 12/01/98 Reports Involving Families Residing on Federal Property
CFOP 175-57 04/01/99 Caller Identification
CFOP 175-58 11/01/98 Relicensing of Family Foster Homes and Emergency Shelter Care Homes
CFOP 175-59 08/19/97 Master Trust for Benefit of Family Safety and Preservation Program Clients
CFOP 175-60 06/01/99 State Institutional Claimsfor Damages Caused by Shelter or Foster Child
CFOP 175-61 04/01/99 Exit Interviews for Children in Shelter/Foster Care
CFOP 175-62 04/01/99 Expediting Permanency for Abandoned Infants
CFOP 175-64 04/30/02 Family Foster Home Waivers
CFOP 175-67 08/01/98 Finalized Adoption Cases and Automated System Clitent Identifiers
CFOP 175-69 01/23/98 Hospital/Emergency Room Child Abuse Reports
CFOP 175-70 03/13/00 Funeral Arrangements for Children in Foster Care
CFOP 175-71 01/06/03 Title IV-E Foster Care and Adoption Subsidy
CFOP 175-72 04/01/99 New Children In Families With Active Investigations or Case Services or Where Involuntary Termination of Parental Rights Has Occurred in the Past
CFOP 175-76 06/01/99 Employees Involved in Reports of Abuse, Neglect, Abandonment or Exploitation
CFOP 175-77 09/01/99 Wages/Hardship Exemption - Substitute Care Review
CFOP 175-79 05/19/01 Relative Caregiver Program
CFOP 175-80 11/15/99 Independent Living Services (Ages 16 to 21)
CFOP 175-81 11/15/99 Subsidized Independent Living (SIL)
CFOP 175-83 02/24/03 Identification of Children
CFOP 175-85 06/14/02 Prevention, Reporting and Services to Missing Children
CFOP 175-86 09/01/99 Dependency Court Intervention in Cases of Abuse or Neglect by Non-Custodial Parents
CFOP 175-88 03/08/99 The Prevention and Placement of Child Victims and Aggressors Involved in Child-On-Child Sexual Abuse, Sexual Assault, Seduction or Exploitation in Substitute Care
CFOP 175-89 09/01/99 Filing of Petition for Release of Abuse Records to the Public
CFOP 175-90 10/01/99 "EXTRAORDINARY CIRCUMSTANCES" for Extension of Case Plans
CFOP 175-91 11/15/99 Abuse and Neglect Clearance of Informal Child Care Providers
CFOP 175-93 10/16/02 TANF Uses in Family Safety
CFOP 175-94 01/02/01 Direct Access to Information for Background/Criminal History Checks for Investigations, Emergency Placements, or Out of the Ordinary Circumstances
CFOP 175-96 10/15/02 Coordination of Services incl. Mental Health/Substance Abuse for Youth in the Care and Custody of the DCF and Served by the DJJ
CFOP 215-6 11/01/98 Incident Reporting and Client Risk Prevention
Adminstrative Rules Last Updated Includes the following from Policies and Procedures Chapters 64C & 65C
64C-8 05/07/96 Specific Standards for Child Protection Teams
64C-9 03/28/96 Sexual Abuse Treatment Program
65C-6 03/12/00 Domestic Violence
65C-9 05/02/96 Alien Children
65C-10 REPEALED 11/15/06 Child Protective Investigations
65C-11 REPEALED 11/15/06 Protective Services
65C-12 REPEALED 11/15/06 Emergency Shelter Care
65C-13  Overview, Rule 04/25/08 Substitute Care of Children
65C-14 11/30/97 Group Care
65C-15 12/04/97 Child-Placing Agencies
65C-16 12/23/97 Adoptions
65C-17 04/06/99 Master Trust
65C-20 01/04/01 Family Day Care Standards
65C-21 04/22/99 Subsidized Child Care
65C-22 04/02/02 Child Care Standards
65C-23 07/23/01 WAGES Hardship Exemption
65C-24 REPEALED 1/26/09 Relative Caregiver
65C-25 05/21/00 Specialized Child Care Facilities for the Care of Mildly-Ill Chldren
65C-28  Overview, Rule N/A Out of Home Care
65C-29  Overview, Rule N/A Protective Investigations
65C-30  Overview, Rule N/A General Child Welfare Provisions
65C-31  Overview, Rule N/A Services to Young Adults Formerly in the Custody of the Department
Statutes Last Updated Includes the following from Statutes and Constitutions in Legislature's Online Sunshine:
CH039
Also available is the latest revision dated July 1, 2006 (posted 9/7/2006)
N/A Child Welfare
CH063 N/A Adoption
CH119 N/A Public Records
CH383 N/A Maternity and Infancy Hygiene
CH402 N/A Health and Human Services:Miscellaneous Provisions
CH409 N/A Social and Economic Assistance
CH415 N/A Protection from Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation
CH435 N/A Employment Screening
CH743 N/A Disability of Nonage of Minors Removed
CH827 N/A Abuse of Children