Report 2013-110 Recommendation 20 Responses

Report 2013-110: Child Welfare Services: The County Child Welfare Services Agencies We Reviewed Must Provide Better Protection for Abused and Neglected Children (Release Date: April 2014)

Recommendation #20 To: Butte County Department of Employment and Social Services

To improve the quality of the investigative information available to social workers, the Butte County CWS agency should expand on its investigative narrative templates to include fields such as relevant criminal history, substance abuse, or mental health concerns.

Agency Response*

Butte County revised the Investigative Narrative template to include relevant criminal history, substance abuse and mental health history as part of the document. The Butte County - Investigative Narrative template, revised 5-27-14, has been submitted.

  • Response Type†: 60-Day
  • Completion Date: June 2014
  • Response Date: June 2014

California State Auditor's Assessment of Status: Fully Implemented

All Recommendations in 2013-110

†Response Type refers to the interval in which the auditee is providing the State Auditor with their status in implementing recommendations made in an audit report. Auditees must submit a response regarding their progress in implementing recommendations from our reports at three intervals from the release of the report: 60 days, six months, and one year or subsequent to one year.

*Agency responses received after June 2013 are posted verbatim.

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