Deliverable Length: 3–5 pages (not including cover page and resource page)
Child Welfare Services has conducted an investigation into allegations that 8-year-old Michael may be the victim of child abuse, and the results of the investigation were as follows:
Allegation Finding Perpetrator
Physical abuse Indicated Biological father
Risk of harm Indicated Biological father, biological mother
Substance abuse Indicated Biological mother
As a result of these findings, Michael was removed from the care of his parents and placed in a traditional foster home. The foster home is in the same community where Michael’s parents reside, so Michael can still attend the same school. You are the recently assigned social worker for Michael and want to offer him services to deal with behaviors noted by his teacher, such as his withdrawn demeanor, bruises, and his torn and dirty wardrobe.
As the assigned caseworker, you are responsible for drafting the initial case plan that outlines the necessary services for Michael and his parents.
Watch the following video, and then draft a case plan that answers the questions that follow: