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Child Safety

Safeguarding Our Children: Safety Reforms Update

(September 2007)

In March 2006, the Administration for Children’s Services (ACS) released Safeguarding Our Children, a strategic plan focused on three major areas: strengthening the performance of direct and provider staff, sharpening investigatory skills and decision making, and strengthening the child safety focus throughout the agency. The plan included twenty-one initiatives; many were initiated prior to the plan’s release. The plan’s first update was released in November 2006, highlighting progress and implementation challenges. This second update marks eighteen months since the release of the safety plan. The focus on implementation has been unwavering, and the safety plan initiatives have been infused into the day-to-day work of the agency’s division

Download the Update in PDF format (17 pages, 320 KB)

En Español: Actualización de las Reformas de Seguridad (PDF)

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