Brief Case Presentation Outline 1. Family Composition/Family History a. Ethnicity, gender, age, relationship of family member b. Cultural, socio-economic issues c. Family strengths, concerns d. Additional information 2. Presenting Problem a. How/why the case came to DCS attention b. Risk assessment 3. Legal History Court/Voluntary Current location of child/siblings Current court status 4. Family Engagement and Involvement in Case Planning a. Prior DCS referrals b. Services offered in the past c. Services to be offered d. Progress to alleviate risk e. Strengths f. Current barriers 5. Opinion/Recommendation a. Prognosis for family/child outcomes b. If FR, what is permanency plan? c. Are relatives involved?