Specialized Services


One Social Worker is an Indian Child Welfare Act specialist who attends trainings and keeps a master list of all queries and responses on children who may have Native American ancestry. The ICWA specialist advises Social Workers on the legal rights of children identified as potential members of any tribe.

Children's System of Care

The Children's System of Care is a Mental Health program which provides intensive, home based treatment for seriously emotionally disturbed children and their families. Clients are all Dependents of the Juvenile Court at the time of referral. Services are aimed at helping children stay in the most family-like setting, and lowest level of care possible. Services are provided to children in all settings (family, receiving home, foster home, and group home). Current Mental Health staff includes: a coordinator, seven clinicians, one clinical case manager, and clerical support. Primary case management support for the team is provided by CSA Social Workers.