Children's Review Program
A program of bluegrass.org
Funded in Whole from Federal and Cabinet for Health and Family Services Funds

DCBS Worker Introduction

Information on this website is consistent with Cabinet for Health and Family Service DCBS/DPP Standard Operating Procedures (SOP). Reference is made to relevant SOPs where appropriate. The reader is encouraged to also refer to the on-line manuals for these SOPs. This web site is organized by CRP function, and that which uniquely applies to DCBS workers is identified as such.

The Assessment section describes the steps necessary to obtain Initial Levels of Care (LOC), LOC Reassignments, LOC Redeterminations, LOC Emergency Requests, and Utilization Reviews. Also included are information on the monthly CRP-DCBS communication tools, Monthly Census Report & Foster Care Child Link Report, and the objective behavior inventories (CBCL and Reiss).

The Placement section will tell you how to ease your workload by having the Regional Placement Coordinators assist you in locating the best placement for children on your caseload who need out-of-home placements.

The PCC Comparative Reports provide program descriptions and outcomes data that help you compare the relative merits of programs you may be considering as possible placements. These are updated every three months.

CRP offers Technical Assistance that can help you help a child.

Resource Links area is a selection of links to web sites that we have found to be good resources in helping children.

Contact Us gives you a way to contact CRP staff, including Regional Placement Coordinators.