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					              CONCURRENT PLANNING SCREENING MATRIX


YES    NO      CRITERIA

             Parent has killed or seriously harmed another child through abuse or neglect and no
               significant change has occurred since; OR
             Child has experienced extreme physical or sexual abuse by the parent(s) [or parents
               have allowed someone else to abuse the child] and must be removed from the home;
               OR
             Parental rights to another child have been involuntarily terminated following a
               period of service delivery to the parents and no significant change has occurred
               since; OR
             Child or siblings have been in out-of-home care on at least one other occasion for a
               period of 6 months or more or have had two prior more placements with CPS
               interaction; OR
             Parents have been diagnosed with severe mental illness and have not responded to
               previously delivered mental health services. Symptoms continue which prevent
               parent from being able to protect and nurture; OR
             There have been three or more CPS interventions for separate incidents and there is
               a chronic pattern of abuse or severe neglect; OR
             Parents have a history of substance abuse or are chemically dependent and/or have a
               history of treatment failures; OR
             Child had been abandoned with friend, relatives, foster care or hospital, or, after
               being placed in care, parents do not visit on their own accord. Parents disappear or
               appear rarely; OR
             Parents are intellectually impaired, or have shown significant deficits in caring for
               child, and have no support system of relatives to share parenting; OR
             There is a pattern of documented domestic violence of one year or longer between
               the caretakers and they refuse to separate; OR
             Parent is under the age of 16 with no parenting support systems, and placement of
               the child and parent together has failed due to the parent’s behavior; OR
             Parent has asked to relinquish the child on more than one occasion following initial
               intervention.


               CONCURRENT PLANNING ASSESSMENT RECOMMENDED
If Concurrent Planning Assessment is recommended, the worker completes the Concurrent Planning
  Model Worksheets: Strengths in Families and Poor Prognosis Indicators and, in consultation with
   the supervisor, makes a determination whether the case should be a Concurrent Planning Case.

				
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