Report 2015-115 Recommendation 13 Responses
Report 2015-115: Dually Involved Youth: The State Cannot Determine the Effectiveness of Efforts to Serve Youth Who Are Involved in Both the Child Welfare and Juvenile Justice Systems (Release Date: February 2016)
Recommendation #13 To: Los Angeles County
To identify their population of dually involved youth, Los Angeles County's CWS and probation agencies should designate the data system they will use for tracking the dates and results of joint assessment hearings.
6-Month Agency Response
Los Angeles County will continue to utilize the existing 241.1 Court Application to track hearing dates and the results of joint assessment hearings.
- Completion Date: February 2016
- Response Date: September 2016
California State Auditor's Assessment of 6-Month Status: Fully Implemented
Los Angeles County indicated that it has designated its 241.1 Court Application system for tracking the dates and results of joint assessment hearings.
60-Day Agency Response
Designate the data system that the Departments will use for tracking hearing dates and results of joint assessment hearings: Los Angeles County will continue to utilize the existing 241.1 Court Application to track hearings dates and the results of joint assessment hearings.
- Estimated Completion Date: December 2016
- Response Date: May 2016
California State Auditor's Assessment of 60-Day Status: Pending
Although Los Angeles' response indicates that it will use the existing 241.1 Court Application, it identified its implementation of the recommendation as "not fully implemented" because it is currently making changes to its system to address education data. Per Los Angeles, it will not fully implement this recommendation until December 2016.
Agency responses received are posted verbatim.