Home Services Case Plan

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With regards to case planning and supervision under federal standards, the Adoptions and Safe Families Act of the United States Constitution (ASFA) defers most of the specific timeframes standards to the State governments. The ASFA operates as a general guide for the State of Florida to operate under. Florida Statute Chapter 39, Proceedings Relating to Children (2014) notes that the timeframe of a case plan be “limited to as short a period as possible for accomplishing its provisions.” It also provides that the case plan “compliance period” be within 12 months after removal of the child, adjudication date, or the case plan acceptance date (by the court). While this out of home services case plan will operate outside of the mandated guidelines of government provisions, provision towards the shortest timeframe possible to achieve completion of the case plan will be respected in an effort to fully assist with the prevention of involvement with the Florida Department of Children and Families. Additionally, Chapter 39 of the Florida Statutes (2015) mandates any person as well as specifically identified personnel with any knowledge or suspicion of abuse, abandonment, or neglect must immediately report it to the central abuse…show more content…
In addition to the out of home services case plan, I will assist the family in creating a safety plan to ensure the safety of the child, to maintain the current placement of the child, and to prevent any future interventions by the Florida Department of Children and families. I will be checking in with the family on a monthly basis (or as needed) over the next 12 months to ensure that all needs are being met with appropriate services and the family is reaching all appropriate goals and

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