Report 2015-115 Recommendation 21 Responses

Report 2015-115: Dually Involved Youth: The State Cannot Determine the Effectiveness of Efforts to Serve Youth Who Are Involved in Both the Child Welfare and Juvenile Justice Systems (Release Date: February 2016)

Recommendation #21 To: Sacramento County

To identify their population of dually involved youth, Sacramento County's CWS and probation agencies should provide guidance or training to staff on recording joint assessment hearing information consistently within the designated system.

Agency Response*

Training has been provided to designated recording staff: A Senior Deputy Probation Officer is responsible for recording all 241.1 information into the Excel spreadsheet and will share and collaborate with the appropriate CPS staff to ensure accurate data is entered into the excel spreadsheet. Hearing dates continue to be recorded in CWS/CMS.

  • Response Type†: 1-Year
  • Completion Date: November 2016
  • Response Date: April 2017

California State Auditor's Assessment of Status: Fully Implemented

Sacramento County CWS provided evidence that it trained its staff on recording joint assessment hearing information.


Agency Response*

No change from 60-day response.

A workgroup has convened to update the 241.1 process, with an updated draft currently in discussion for further review. Citation hearings specifically for crossover youth are being address in the draft Crossover Youth Practice Model (CYPM) being reviewed by the CYPM Executive Team

  • Response Type†: 6-Month
  • Completion Date: September 2016
  • Response Date: August 2016

California State Auditor's Assessment of Status: Pending

Per Sacramento County's response, it will not fully implement this recommendation until September 30, 2016.


Agency Response*

A workgroup has convened to update the 241.1 process, with an updated draft currently in discussion for further review. Citation hearings specifically for crossover youth are being address in the draft Crossover Youth Practice Model (CYPM) being reviewed by the CYPM Executive Team

  • Response Type†: 60-Day
  • Estimated Completion Date: September 30, 2016
  • Response Date: May 2016

California State Auditor's Assessment of Status: Pending


All Recommendations in 2015-115

†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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