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AI - Engagement of Kin without Parental Consent

Friday, April 6, 2018

Although we strive to engage all parents, there are situations in which parents who have an open in-home case may not want to give CFSA the permission to engage kin in case planning or to explore them as potential placement options prior to an imminent home removal. This administrative issuance guides CFSA social workers as to the circumstances under which it is appropriate to explore and engage kin despite a parent’s refusal to consent.