City of Suffolk Community Policy and Management Team
May 6, 2020
WTCSB, 7025 Harbour View Blvd., Suite 119, Suffolk, VA 23435
Call to Order
Approval of the minutes of the February19, 2020 meeting
- Old Business
- Items from Members
7. New Business
- Payment for Special Ed Private Day Schools during Pandemic
- Risk Assessment
- Continuation of CPMT meetings during COVID-19
- Items from the Members
CPMT Officers Effective July 1, 2019
Chair – Beverly McQuarry, Suffolk Health Dept.
Vice-Chair –Saniyyah Manigault, Suffolk DSS
Secretary – Donna Boykin, WTCSB
Benchmarks/Objectives for FY 2020
1) Reduce the number of children in congregate care placements.
a) Increase public awareness of CSA
b) Increase referrals of at risk youth at a younger age than the average age at which youth are entering foster care
c) Provide annual and stop gap training to case managers from all public agencies who make referrals to CSA regarding the purpose and benefits of referral to CSA as well as the use of evidence based practices and least restrictive community based alternatives.
2)Reduce the length of stay in congregate care placements.
a) Continue intensive care coordination on all congregate care cases.
3) Maintain the cost per child at or below the state average.
a) Educate stakeholders regarding community resources, including evidence based practices, that can be utilized to maintain children in the community and provide potential alternatives to congregate care.
4) Maintain minimum attendance at CPMT and FAPT. (75% per year per agency).
a) Continue alerting all members of annual calendar of regularly scheduled meetings as well as emailing meeting reminder and agenda one week ahead of each meeting.
b) Restructure CPMT meetings to focus less on cases in closed session and focus more on long range community wide planning and continuous quality improvement (CQI).