The Written Service Agreement has four purposes:
- Provides overall structure and direction to the casework process through the identification of goals and assignment of time-limited tasks.
- Documents the willingness of the family to participate in reunification services and the Division and other FST members’ willingness to assist by providing services.
- Provides an instrument to evaluate the progress of the family toward reunification and the accountability of all participants.
- Documents the Division’s “reasonable efforts” to reunify families.