16th Annual Report On The Conditions Of Children In OC
The 16th Annual Report on the Conditions of Children in Orange County 2010 was made available at the Ninth Annual Community Forum in Fullerton, California. The first report was developed in 1993 and provided information on 28 indicators describing the status of Orange County children. In 2010, the report expanded to include 40 indicators.
The report records ten years of historical data to demonstrate trends and outcomes.
The Report Quick Guide serves as a user-friendly, abridged version of the Report's key indicators.
To obtain a copy of the Report, please contact Orangewood Children's Foundation at 714.704.8777, or the Center for Community Collaboration, California State University, Fullerton (CSUF), at 657.278.5681. The Report, Quick Guide, and related links are also available online, at Orange County Children's Partnership Website. Click on image to access the report.
System Improvement Plan (SIP) 2009 - 2012
November 7, 2009 marked the beginning of Orange County’s System Improvement Plan (SIP) process for November 7, 2009 through November 7, 2012. Herein, is the first annual report of SIP progress based on SSA/CFS Self Evaluation Team (SET) and Research Department and Child Welfare System (CWS) Reports Team data, analysis, and interpretation relating to Orange County Social Services Agency/Children and Family Services data outcome measures. Click on image to download report.
The System Improvement Plan (SIP) outlines how the Orange County Social Services Agency Children and Family Services and the Probation Department will remodel their systems to improve outcomes for children, youth and families. The SIP is developed every three years by the lead agencies in collaboration with their local community and prevention partners. The SIP includes specific milestones, timeframes, and improvement targets, and is approved by the Orange County Board of Supervisors and the California Department of Social Services. The plan is a commitment to specific, measurable improvements in prevention strategies and performance outcomes that the County will achieve within a defined timeframe. Counties, in partnership with the State, utilize quarterly data reports to track progress. The process is a continuous cycle and the County systematically attempts to improve outcomes. Click on image to download report.
County Self Assessment Report 2009
The County Self Assessment Report highlights areas in which the Children and Family Services (CFS) Division's operations and services are doing very well and areas in which improvements are needed. Completed every three years, this assessment reflects input from over 1,000 participants, including, but not limited to, former clients and youth, parents, caregivers, County employees, and members of law enforcement, schools, Juvenile Court, and Probation. CFS employees identify goals and collaborate with community partners to achieve these goals. Click on image to download report.