UCM: CPSW did a home visit to Ms. Brenda Borkovec's home. Both children were in the living room playing together. Also, Ms. Brenda was in the living room holding Aydden and feeding him. Ms. Brenda stated that she has not received any papers regarding her foster care license. Ms. Brenda stated that she is frustrated with the process and that it has taken a longer time. Ms. Brenda mentioned that it has taken a long time for her to complete her fingerprint. She reported that currently she is waiting the background study and fingerprint forms to be sent to her. Ms. Borkovec's phone ring and it was Elizabeth Borkovec. Ms. Brenda asked CPSW if Elizabeth can come and join the meeting. CPSW approved it and Elizabeth Borkovec showed up less than 5 minutes.
Sabastian was ordered to have weekly weight checks. It is believed that Gabriella and Shomari do not feed Sabastian properly. There were also concerns about the white area of Sabastian’s eye. The process had begun to refer Sabastian to a specialist. Sabastian was last seen 2/21/18; a visit was scheduled for the week of 2/26-3/2/18, but he had the flu. Gabriella and Shomari received new parent support, 1 on 1 parent support with basic infant care and being able to parent. Although Gabriella and Shomari received parenting support, they were unable to demonstrate what they’ve learned. Gabriella and Sabastian moved to MS to live with Rhonda (maternal grandmother) on 3/3/18. Shomari remains in North Carolina waiting to be discharged from the Navy. After being discharged Shomari will also move to MS. Rhonda is a social worker; she has guardianship of Gabriella’s oldest son (unknown). Jessica spoke with Gabriella the morning of 3/5/18; Gabriella confirmed that she and Sabastian had made it to MS. Jessica informed Gabriella that she needed to continue to follow up with Sabastian’s weekly weight
CPSW did a home visit to meet with Ms. Berner and to discuss about her safety plan since the children are moving with her on10/29/16 from the foster provider. Ms. Berner was late for her appointment and CPSW waited a 40 minutes for Ms. Berner. Ms. Berner apologized for being late. CPSW explained Ms. About safety plan. Ms. Berner understood and she signed them. Ms. Berner stated that she will be doing a house arrest for two weeks and the recommendation of her criminal court is to obey law and continue taking her medication on time and seeing her therapist. Also, cooperating with her PO and CPSW. CPSW consulted with the supervisor and she has approved both children to move back with Ms. Berner. Goal 1-2
At 0824 this clinician met with the patient who reports her weekend was not unpleasant. She reports she is continuing to have problems locating housing. She reports her family members continue to refuse to allow her to live with them specifically her father and her uncle. She reports she has one friend who is considering allotting her the capability to reside with her under the condition that she speak with her Child Protective Services (CPS) caseworker first. She reports she does not want to reside in a homeless shelter with her son as she has done this before and the experience was not up to her standards.
On this date, Matthew Mitchell APS supervisor conducted a meeting on behalf of Mr. and Mrs. Beaird well-being. In the meeting, Mr. Mitchell presented Mr. Joey Beaird and Mrs. Julie Johnson with solutions that would allow Mr. Gail Beaird to return home. However, both Mr. Joey Beaird and Mrs. Johnson declined to take care of their parent independently. Each stated their home was not handicap assessable and they had jobs and could not dedicate that much time to their parents care. The other option discussed was hiring another service besides Visiting Angels since they are refusing to continue services if Mr. Beaird returns home. However, this is the only service offered in Jasper. When the discussion of Mrs. Johnson and Mr. Beaird hiring sitter independently they stated they had tried this before and it never worked out.
This officer has had contact via face to face and phone with the mother, Ms. Evelyn Edwards. Discussions have taken place with her regarding Marquel’s Comprehensive Re-Entry Case Plan. She has participated in a video conference with Marquel since his commitment. She is aware of his placement in the Virginia Beach CPP Program. She has not visited him at the facility, but she has had contact with him via phone. She is currently unemployed. Upon Marquel’s release from DJJ, the anticipated parole plan (CRCP) will be for him to return to her home with intensive supportive services via 294 funding. Additionally, in the event this placement is no longer available, an alternative placement will be sought via 294 funding for a group home placement or
Social Services Meeting: On 03/01/2017, Ms. Hawkins and her daughter Emoni met with her assigned Case Manager for the family ILP Document Review. Ms. Hawkins’ next ILP Document Review appointment is on 03/14/2017. Ms. Hawkins is in-compliance with the terms of her ILP. Ms. Hawkins was reminded that she is expected to attend all scheduled meetings with assigned Case Manager and failed to do it would considered non-compliance and warning will be issued. Ms. Hawkins stated that she is aware. Case Manager asked Ms. Hawkins if there are any issues or concerns that she will like to discuss, Ms. Hawkins stated no.
Case management services were provided in garden Grove. Present at the meeting were WYP (Wraparound Youth Partner) Andy Ngo. Service minutes are high due to WYP Ngo attempting to meet the youth. WYP Ngo reminded the youth of the meeting during the after noon through a phone call. The youth acknowledged the meeting and will be waiting for WYP Ngo. WYP Ngo arrived at the youth’s home. WYP Ngo contacted the youth through a phone call, but the youth hung up on WYP Ngo. WYP Ngo waited for the youth to show up. WYP Ngo contacted the youth again, but the youth did not pick up. WYP Ngo contacted WCC (Wraparound Care Coordinator), WPP (Wraparound Parent Partner) Lyneth Torres, and SUP (Wraparound Supervisor) Sheila Gaston-Cruz to inform them the youth
MSTT met with Christine and Calysta for a session. MSTT ask Christine and Calysta to explain what has happened over the past week because MSTT was on vacation. Christine explained everything has been going good and Calysta have been helping out around the home more. Christine stated she believe there has been a change in Calysta's behavior because she has not had contact with her friend. Calysta did have her court hearing and was assigned a probation officer. She has not met with the probation officer has of yet but they have spoken with her and a home visit is scheduled for following week. MSTT will schedule to attend the meeting with the probation officer. MSTT will continue to work with Christine on setting age appropriate consequences for
The worker contacted Brittany Blackburn; who is the sister of Bradley Blackburn. Mrs. Blackburn stated “Bradley is a good father and both parents love care and provide for their children. Aside from what I heard from the incident involving DHS I have never witnessed any fighting or drug use by either of the parents. Bradley and Lee both participated in church Wednesdays and Sundays with the children, and did activities as a family like going to the water park or out to eat. I have no concerns for the children’s safety being with either
The biological mother disclosed to reporting party (RP) when Valerie and 6 year old Jonathan were in the foster home of Genoveva Hernandez the foster mother inappropriately disciplined Valerie. Jonathan told his bio mother that when Valerie would get into trouble the foster mother would take her outside and hose her down with the water hose. Based on the information received the RP does not known if these incidents were reported to CSW. The reporter party stated this matter happened about one year ago. There is no additional
Case management services were provided in La Habra. Present at the meeting were WYP (Wraparound Youth Partner) Andy Ngo. The youth was present, but ran off with his peers. WYP Ngo attempted to look for the youth. WYP Ngo was unable to look for the youth. WYP Ngo checked in with the youth teacher. The youth has no behavioral issues, but the youth is doing little to none of his assignments. The teacher is concerned that the youth will not be able to improve his grades before July. The signatures were not obtained, because the youth took off with his peers. The next one on one will be on June 6th, 2016.
Case management services were provided through a phone call while in the field. Present at the meeting were WYP Ngo and the youth's foster father. WYP Ngo informed the foster father that he is unable to make it on time to the one on one with the youth, due to traffic. The foster father agreed to reschedule, because the youth has a dental appointment at 5:30pm. The youth needs to get ready and leave soon. The next one on one will be on December 20th, 2016.
This worker recommends that Amber be given an opportunity to have unsupervised visitations with provider pop-in to ensure the healthy and safety of the children continues and is monitored. Based on this workers observation and professional opinion there doesn’t appear to be a current issue with the safety and well being of the children that requires Amber to be under strict
I felt relieved to know that the wife understood what had to be done. I learned form the social worker how to introduce a APS report to a client because the wording matters in order for them to understand.