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    • Domestic violence numbers for the past five state fiscal years 

      South Carolina Department of Social Services. Division of Accountability, Data, and Research (South Carolina State Library, 2021-08-25)
      This gives statistics on emergency shelters, domestic violence programs, individuals receiving emergency shelter assistance and service contact with women/men/children receiving individual and/or group counseling services ...
    • DSS e-blast 

      South Carolina Department of Social Services (South Carolina State Library, 2018-12-03)
      This electronic serial from the Department of Social Services is an internal newsletter that gives information about the department as well as past and upcoming events pertinent to the department.
    • Foster family handbook : advice and encouragement for foster parents, from start to finish 

      Fostering Great Ideas; South Carolina Department of Social Services (South Carolina State Library, 2020-08-12)
      This handbook explains what you need to do in order to become a foster parent.
    • Foster parent facts 

      South Carolina Department of Social Services (South Carolina State Library, 2020-11-06)
      This paper gives important facts about foster parenting in South Carolina.
    • Foster parent facts 

      South Carolina Department of Social Services (South Carolina State Library, 2020-05-06)
      This paper gives important facts about foster parenting in South Carolina.
    • Foster parent facts 

      South Carolina Department of Social Services (South Carolina State Library, 2021-05-05)
      This paper gives important facts about foster parenting in South Carolina.
    • Foster parent facts 

      South Carolina Department of Social Services (South Carolina State Library, 2021-02-16)
      This paper gives important facts about foster parenting in South Carolina.
    • Foster parent facts 

      South Carolina Department of Social Services (South Carolina State Library, 2020-08-31)
      This paper gives important facts about foster parenting in South Carolina.
    • Foster parent facts 

      South Carolina Department of Social Services (South Carolina State Library, 2021-07-01)
      This paper gives important facts about foster parenting in South Carolina. This document deals with water safety.
    • Frequently asked questions for South Carolina providers 

      South Carolina Department of Social Services (South Carolina State Library, 2020-08-13)
      This answers questions about the Department of Social Services' interaction with health care providers.
    • Guiding principles and standards : better together : enhancing practice, transforming lives 

      South Carolina Department of Social Services. Child Welfare Services Division (South Carolina State Library, 2021-01)
      South Carolina has adopted a model of casework practice for Child Welfare Services called GPS (Guiding Principles and Standards). The GPS practice model explains the values, principles, and core practice skills used by ...
    • Healthy Families America 

      South Carolina Department of Social Services (South Carolina State Library, 2021-02-10)
      Family First Prevention Services Act will provide federal funding for prevention services to families of children who are at imminent risk of entering foster care. Healthy Families America is a home visiting program ...
    • Kinship care 

      South Carolina Department of Social Services (South Carolina State Library, 2019-10-14)
      This brochure describes kinship care and lists resources for caregivers.
    • Kinship care : stepping in : a guide for kinship caregivers in South Carolina 

      South Carolina Department of Social Services (South Carolina State Library, 2020-03-11)
      Kinship Care is, many times, the very best alternative for children whose parents are unable to care for them. Because the child already knows you, you also ease the trauma of this huge change. As you take on this extra ...
    • Kinship foster care : becoming a licensed kinship foster parent for your kin 

      South Carolina Department of Social Services (South Carolina State Library, 2019-10-14)
      This brochure describes kinship care, who is eligible, how to get licensed, what the benefits are and lists resources for caregivers.
    • Motivational interviewing 

      South Carolina Department of Social Services (South Carolina State Library, 2021-04-19)
      Motivational Interviewing (MI) is a method of counseling clients designed to promote behavior change and improve physiological, psychological, and lifestyle outcomes and is used for prevention services to families of ...
    • Multisystemic Therapy (MST) 

      South Carolina Department of Social Services (South Carolina State Library, 2021-02-10)
      Multisystemic Therapy (MST) is an intensive treatment for troubled youth delivered in multiple settings. This program aims to promote pro-social behavior and reduce criminal activity, mental health symptomology, out-of ...
    • [Newsletter] 

      South Carolina Department of Social Services (South Carolina State Library, 2021-04-28)
      This newsletter gives information for employees of the Department of Social Services highlighting different divisions, employee activities and upcoming events.
    • Nurse Family Partnership 

      South Carolina Department of Social Services (South Carolina State Library, 2021-02-10)
      Nurse Family Partnership (NFP) is a home-visiting program that is typically implemented by trained registered nurses. NFP serves young, first-time, low-income mothers beginning early in their pregnancy until the child ...
    • Overview of the Family First Prevention Services Act 

      South Carolina Department of Social Services (South Carolina State Library, 2020-03-12)
      The Family First Prevention Services Act (FFPSA) is the most substantial funding reform in the child welfare arena in the last 20 years. It aims to correct the value-policy mismatch perpetuated by the former funding system, ...