Child Protection Transformation Advisory Board

Advisory Board Subcommittees

Case Development, Investigation, and Decision Making

Chair: Dr. Randell Alexander, Statewide CPT Medical Director

Team Members: Tana Ebbole, Sheriff Ric L. Bradshaw, Judge Scott M. Bernstein, Justice Barbara Pariente, Manny Oliver, Emery Gainey, Rosemary Patterson

Staff Support: Chris Compton, Deputy Director, Hotline

Analyze the discrete processes and protocols experienced by today’s child protection investigators, child protection teams, Guardians Ad Litem, children’s legal services lawyers and judges that are used in determining safety issues for children. Analyze the structure and training of DCF as to whether it represents a World Class attempt to meet these needs. Identify duplication of case reviews, gaps in case reviews, and the current structure/process of how children are protected to determine whether human resources business processes and technology improvements have been sufficiently addressed by the applicable Projects.

Case Development, Investigation, and Decision Making Final Report 12/2011


Community Information Exchange, Partnerships and Collaboration

Chair: Glen Casel,CEO, Community based care of Central Florida

Team Members: Andrea Moore, Deborah Polston, Dr. John Ronnau, Audrey Canney, Steven Murphy, Jane Fletcher, Jesse Wilson

Staff Support: Eleese Davis, Child Welfare Quality Assurance Director

Promote the exchange of information between professionals to ensure the exchange is balanced and includes critical information and events. Identify what information should be accepted and exchanged and what barriers and/or limitations exist in the exchange of information. Conduct a solution check of proposed outcomes for human resources, business processes, and technology to determine is they have been sufficiently addressed by the applicable transformation projects.


Workforce Development, Accountability and Processes.

Chair: Dr. Gray Keller, Author, Thinker, Philanthropist

Team Members: Alan Abramowitz, Sheriff Mike Scott, David Bundy, Alan Levy, Clarence McKee, Wendy Jenkins, Gail Furman

Staff Support: Robin Colson, Human Resources Project Manager

Analyze issues involving workforce development, training, supervision, and recommend ways to ensure respect in the community, quality, and retention. Catalog the various quality assurance, peer review, continual quality improvement, contract oversight and accountability processes that function today at the DCF, our lead agencies, contracted providers, child protection teams, law enforcement entities, guardians ad litem, and treatment providers. Identify the extent to which this wealth of performance information is shared between all stakeholders. Analyze whether human resources, business processes, and technology improvements have been sufficiently addressed by the applicable projects.