Presentation on theme: "Linkages between CalWORKs and Child Welfare – A CalWIN Approach Raul Aldana, Decision Support & Research Manager, CalWIN Division, County of Santa Clara."— Presentation transcript:
Linkages between CalWORKs and Child Welfare – A CalWIN Approach Raul Aldana, Decision Support & Research Manager, CalWIN Division, County of Santa Clara September 9, 2008
Why is it important to identify this population? Ensures CalWORKs Families get all the needed support to meet both DFCS and CalWORKs Employment Services program requirements. Better manage linked services of clients Foster better communication between departments Helps common clients to meet WPR.
What Information is used for Common Cases? Data to support partnership between CalWORKs Employment Services and Department of Family & Children Services Local Tools developed to monitor and provide case management support Data to provide screening, assessment and coordination for WPR improvement
Data To Support Partnership Number of tools available CalWIN WAX Ad Hoc Listing – Waiting to be scheduled for orientation Orientation Screener – self declared CalWIN/CWS/CDS Cross-Reference Web Tool
CalWIN WAX Listing Listing of Clients approved for CalWORKs waiting to be scheduled for orientation (3 times per week)
CalWIN/CWS/CDS Cross- Reference Tool
Method of Identifying Common Clients Use CWS/CMS weekly extracts and CIS daily download extract Search By Last Name First Name AKA (Also Known As) SSN DOB, Age, Gender
Local Tools to Support Case Management ACCESS Database Excel Monthly Reports Exception Reporting WAX Listing from CalWIN
ACESS Database for Case Management Used to Track caseload by worker and barriers to employment.
Monthly Reports Number of reports are provided for case management