CHILD WELFARE MANUAL

Section 2, Chapter 6 (Referrals to the Juvenile Court) – Overview

Chapter 6 Overview

This chapter discusses Protective Custody and outlines when a referral to the Juvenile Office may be necessary.

Table of Contents

6.1 Referral to Juvenile Court

6.1.1 When the Family is Uncooperative

6.1.2 Children Under the Age of Four Diagnosed as a Victim of Physical Abuse

6.1.3 Reasonable Efforts

6.2 Juvenile Court Jurisdiction

6.3 Protective Custody

6.3.1 Emergency Protective Custody

6.4 Masters of Social Work Consultation