Fresno County DSSMission StatementTo promote a system of bestpractice in partnership with thecommunity, committed toprevention and early intervention,that ensures child safety,permanence and stability, familywell-being, that is proactive.Strategic, outcomes based andfiscally responsible to the childrenand families served.VALUE STATEMENT:To lead an integrated network ofcommunity partners that supports,protects and strengthens childrenand families.
Yokomi ElementaryMission StatementIs committed to students with thetools they need for academic,personal and social achievement.Akira Yokomi Elementary Schoolenables every student to reach theirhighest potential by establishing acurriculum that meets or exceedsgovernment standards foreducation; providingextracurricular programs thatdevelop children’s’ mental,physical and social skills; andpartnering with parents and thecommunity to create anenvironment geared to the successof all students.
Emergency Response-Child remains or child is remove-Response for Crisis/Not Crisis- 10 day, 3 day Eval. Out- Screener assess the case Voluntary Family Maintenance-Child is at home- Parents volunteer to attend therapy, counseling (Intervention)- Services are provided- No current allegations or risk to children
Family Maintenance- Review hearing every 3 months- Parents are completing with courts demands Family Reunification-Review hearing every 6 months Planned Permanency- Adoption/Legal Guardianship- Long- Term Foster Care
Department of Social Services/ Yokomi Elementary:- Behavior Problems in school due to an issue at home.- No services for man being offered- Disproportionality and disparities
Poverty and Economic injustice Not sufficient funds Health Care Reform Resources -the availability Social Problems-Chronic deprivation and feeling powerless
YOKOMI ELEMENTARY FRESNO COUNTY DSS Education /School Neglect Involve ourselves with Emotional Abuse students and encourage Physical Abuse Sexual the student to focus Abuse while in school. Behavioral Problems
Children All ages mainlyK-6 which is ages from 5-12 at Yokomi Elementary, but at CPS its children in absolute. Causes- Low Income communities- Single parent homes- Drug use- Exposing Domestic Violence- Homes that involve Alcohol
For K-6:Our point is to work on the Intervention and prevention of the students who are attending the school. For DSS: Focusing on the well being of the child and having a safe environment.