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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

3-16-2018

Subchapter:

1

Forms

Issuance:

5.51

CP&P Form 5-51, School Information Request Letter

 

Click here to view, print, or complete the CP&P Form 5-51, School Information Request Letter.

 

WHEN TO USE IT

 

The School Information Request Letter may be used to request basic education information about a child under CP&P supervision when it is necessary to case assessment/planning. Use of the letter is not mandatory.

 

HOW TO USE IT

 

The child's name and date of birth, and the Case Manager's name and telephone number are inserted by the Case Manager.

 

CP&P Form 5-51 is sent to the child's school for completion. Included with the letter is a signed Authorization for Release of Information, CP&P Form 26-15, and a stamped addressed envelop for the form's return.

 

The letter may be completed on line and printed on Local Office letterhead.

The returned, completed CP&P Form 5-51 is filed in the child's case record after it is reviewed.

 

DISTRIBUTION

 

Original    -     Child's School

 

Copy        -     Child's Case Record