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CFSD Quarterly Policy Guidance Webinars

The Children and Family Services Division hosts Quarterly Policy Guidance Communication webinars with all 58 County Welfare and Probation Departments in California to ensure all county leadership and staff are made aware of new child welfare All County Letters (ACL) and All County Information Notices (ACIN).


2023

3rd Quarter Policy Guidance Webinar (Hosted on November 9, 2023)

  • ACL 23-55 - Advance Planning Document Process
  • ACIN I-59-23 - Child And Family Services Review (CFSR) Round 4 Impact on California’s Child and Family Services Review (C-CFSR)
  • ACIN I-51-23 - Harm Reduction Series – Juvenile Courts

AB3176 Inquiry Webinar (Hosted on November 1, 2023)

  • ACL 23-64Safety Assessment, Emergency Removal and Emergency Placement.

AB3176 Inquiry Webinar (Hosted on September 14, 2023)

  • ACL 23-46 - ICWA inquiry, reason to believe, reason to know, and notice requirements.

2nd Quarter Policy Guidance Webinar (Hosted on April 6, 2023)

  • ACL 22-13  - Qualified Individual Recommendation and The Level of Care Rate Determination Protocol Static Rate.
  • ACL 22-92 - Additional Protections Established By Assembly Bill 670 For Dependents And Wards Who Are Parents.
  • ACL 23-23  - Family First Prevention Services Program, Comprehensive Prevention Plan Submission Deadline Extension, Comprehensive Prevention Plan Approval Process And Family First Prevention Services Opt-Out Process.
  • CL 22-100  - The purpose of this letter is to provide answers to frequently asked questions by child welfare services agencies and probation departments regarding the placement preservation strategy found in All County Letter 19-26.
1st Quarter Policy Guidance Webinar (Hosted on January 26, 2023)

  • ACL 23-02 - Flexible Family Supports and Home-Based Foster Care Funding
  • ACIN I-46-22 - Resource and Information Sharing Between Counties and Caregivers

2022

3rd Quarter Policy Guidance Webinar (Hosted on July 22, 2022)

2nd Quarter Policy Guidance Webinar (Hosted on April 7, 2022)

  • ACL 22-16Foster Care Program Eligibility and Redeterminations
  • ACL 22-17 - Resource Family Pandemic Assistance

1st Quarter Policy Guidance Webinar (Hosted on January 7, 2022

  • ACIN I-36-21- Harm Reduction Series, Law Enforcement
  • ACL 21-103Using a Voluntary Placement Agreement to place children with their parent(s) in a licensed Substance Abuse Residential Program

Contact Us

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744 P Street, Sacramento, CA 95814
CFSDCentralops@dss.ca.gov


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