On 9/20/2016, Issac was placed in a kinship foster placement with the paternal aunt after a waiver was completed. A referral was done for a home study to the DCF Hyde Park Office on 9/23/2016 and the home study was assigned to Ms. Jeannie Serrano. Jeannie Serrano from the Hyde Park Office had been out to the home and made recommendations to foster mother about the home. During the home study and
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.
A time frame needs to be established in which these goals need to be met. The foster child needs to be included in the decision-making process concerning the future. Ongoing screening and assessment is critical. Child adjustment needs to be addressed and can be achieved through sharing feelings and explaining the need for placement.
UCM:CPSW received a text from Morgan (Fits) reporting that she has received the referral from Amanda and that she is available on Monday's and Friday's at 11-1pm. Amanda will start on 1/28/17 at 11am Brookdale location. Also, CPSW called foster parent and Amanda about Monday appointment and that Morgan will contact them regarding supervisied visit. Goal 1-2
This letter is in response to your complaint in reference to your son, Joseph Deffenbaugh Moschetti sustaining injuries while in foster care. You initially spoke to the Foster Care Ombudsman, Darin Mancuso from the Governor’s Advocacy Office (GAO) on June 15, 2015 after Mr. Mancuso saw your posts on Facebook regarding the injuries your son sustained while in foster care. Please accept this letter in response to your expressed concerns and as an explanation of our findings based on our investigation and review of the complaint.
Action: MHP and MHS discuss Donovan’s behaviors in the home and community. MHP and MHS review monthly paperwork that is needs to be submitted. MHS and MHP complete a walk-through of Donovan’s bedroom and play room. MHP and MHP discuss upcoming medical appointments. MHP email Ms. Greene at the MUSC Foster Care Support Clinic to assist MHS with verifying upcoming medical appointments. MHP and MHS discuss MHS contact with Donovan’s DSS worker.
CCIB Intake received referral #1560-1578-3742-8023697 from reporting party and foster parent Isaiah Haro. According to the reporting party (RP) the foster children spend a great deal of time in the living room watching television or in their rooms playing games. Each child has their own room with their own television. Foster child Savina Anna Ventura DOB: 11/14/06 is private and doesn't like anyone entering her room. Approximately at 6PM on 9/21/16 Junior age 18 the biological son of foster father looked through all the bedrooms for foster child Juan Olea age 7 to take him to the park. Savina's door was open and it appeared her room was empty, however, Junior heard voices coming from inside the room. Junior overheard Savina asked Juan to like
The foster contacted WYP Ngo to cancel the one on one with the youth today, because the youth was placed in custody for robbery. The foster will keep WYP Ngo updated when the youth has court for his violation. WYP Ngo contacted the WCC (Wraparound Care Coordinator) as requested from the foster father. WYP Ngo updated the WCC about the situation.
UCM: CPSW met with Mr. Mauer for supervision at Brookdale and the visit went well so far. Mom and dad played with their son. Ms. Mauer changed Kaison's diaper and feed him during the meeting. Kaison seemed little tired today. Mr. Stark joined us today and he mentioned that he was in jail for two days and his case was dropped because it was wrong allegation from a friend. Ms. Mauer, Mr. Stark will be meeting their county nurse today after supervsion visit is done. Kaison is doing well and he had no fever and no coughing during the visit. The foster provider stated that since he got the shot for croup to help him breath better he has been doing well. No fever and no coughing so far according the foster provider. Also during the visit he has
CM spoke to Kelly (Case Manager) and Alexia (youth) via phone conference in regards to a follow-up on youth. CM was informed that youth was able to remove her braces and has been rebuilding her relationship with caregiver. Youth is willing to reside with caregiver after completing program. The team discussed after care services for youth; the team rescheduled CFT meeting for Wednesday, 8/16/17 at 12:00pm to discuss transition plan, in-home services and education needs.
Seattle Children’s Hospital’s strategies are based around their mission and vision that they have been using for more than 100 years, which means this organization will continue to recruit and keep the best faculty and staff to accomplish these objectives and that that all children should grow up without illness or injury. Seattle Children’s new strategic plan will guide the growth of their clinical, research and educational programs in four set goals for the next five years. The first goal in their strategy is to provide its patients with the safest, most effective care possible. In this goal,
The one thing to remember with therapeutic foster care (sometimes called "Intensive Foster Care", IFC for short), is that you must always expect the unexpected. We were unprepared for all the trials and all the joy that we would experience while taking care of children with special needs.
Foster Care can be a confusing place and scary to some. It is unfortunate when situations must put a child through the system, sometimes due to families’ inability to care for them or other times due to abuse or neglect. Many have experienced some form of loss and trauma and so the process from beginning to end must be handle with care and compassion. When foster placement is called for it is both physically and mentally stressful for all parties involved, most especially to the child. All measures must be taken to ensure that their health, safety, and welfare are top priority when a placing them with foster families who can give them stability and love.
Intervention: CSP, MHS and the youth discussed weekly improvement in the home and community. CSP and Miasia review the youth’s feelings and thoughts for the past week in the home and school. CSP, MHS and Miasia discussed ways to improve mornings and keeping on task. CSP and MHS praised Miasia for her progress on this goal. The youth had zero incidents of disrespecting others belongings. CSP provided reinforcement interventions for respecting boundaries in diverse settings. CSP discussed medication management concerns with MHS.
One way Maurice William’s faces problems in the foster homes is to have a meeting with every foster parent under their program every three months. In this meeting, all issues are discussed in great length and an appropriate procedure to deal with each specific problem are agreed upon and implemented so that the problems do not come up