Explain The Seven Stages Of Child Protective Services

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Within this article, there are guidelines for caseworkers that work with child protective services (CPS). There are seven stages in the CPS process. The stages consist of intake, initial assessment or investigation, comprehensive family assessment, planning, service provision, evaluation of family progress, and case closure. There are several core values that CPS workers follow. One of the stages that I focused on while reading is that CPS workers work hard to guarantee the safety of children within their family and home. CPS workers have responsibilities while serving children and families. They are responsible for receiving and assessing reports of suspect child abuse and neglect. They go through a process to determine whether or not child
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