The duties of the Council shall include, but are not limited to, the following: (1) Promoting public awareness of child abuse and neglect and the resources available for prevention, intervention and treatment through public forums and awareness campaigns. (2) Identifying and addressing gaps in services for child abuse and neglect situations through on-going needs assessment. The Council shall work with other county organizations to perform on-going needs assessment regarding the prevention of child abuse and neglect in Calaveras County. (3) Identifying and/or coordinating the provision of training opportunities. (4) Promoting collaboration and countywide planning for the provision of child abuse and neglect prevention services to children and youth. (5) Develop and implement a strategic plan that addresses the prevention of child abuse and neglect in Calaveras County. (6) Support and promote the expansion of best practices in treatment services to victims of child abuse and neglect and their families in Calaveras County. (7) Review reports provided by staff to the council. (8) Complete fiscal report for In-Kind services.
Meeting Frequency: Fourth Thursday of every other month beginning July 2012, 3:00 – 5:00 p.m.
Affecting Legislation: Calaveras County Resolution 85-240
Term Limit: 2 year Terms, unlimited number of Terms.