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New Jersey Department of Children and Families Policy Manual

 

Manual:

CP&P

Child Protection and Permanency

Effective Date:

Volume:

X

Forms

Chapter:

A

Forms

08-22-2007

Subchapter:

1

Forms

Issuance:

22.24

CP&P Form 22-24, New Jersey CP&P Caregiver Strengths and Needs Assessment

 

Click here to view the Form 22-24 Caregiver Strengths and Needs Assessment

 

WHEN TO USE IT

 

Assess parent/caregiver strengths and needs:

 

      •     When a protective service case will be opened as the result of a child abuse/neglect investigation.

 

      •     As part of the ongoing case reassessment process.

Caregiver strengths and needs assessments inform the case plan.

 

HOW TO USE IT

 

Caregiver Strengths and Needs information is documented in New Jersey SPIRIT at the Structured Assessment window.

 

      •     Access it through the NJ Spirit Desktop >Caregiver Strengths and Needs Assessment Window > Options Drop-down.

 

      •     Only complete this template outside of the NJ Spirit application as part of a contingency plan when the application is unavailable.  However, in doing so, you are still required to create the form in NJ Spirit when the application becomes available.

 

DISTRIBUTION

 

Electronic Copy        -     NJ SPIRIT Electronic Case Record