Case Management


Upon the completion of an assessment / investigation a case can either close or remain open for ongoing services. If the case remains open, it is referred to as case management.


Within child protection case management is defined as:

  • A systematic process of ongoing assessment focusing on risk reduction
  • Implementing services / activities, which provide for child safety
  • Coordination of those services / activities
  • Consultation with mental health, schools, medical providers, the county attorney, and the development of a plan to keep children safe after case closure