(325 ILCS 5/7.3c)
Substance abuse services for women with children.
The Department of Human Services and the Department of Children and Family
develop a community based system of integrated child welfare and substance
abuse services for the purpose of
providing safety and protection for children, improving adult health and
parenting outcomes, and improving family outcomes.
The Department of Children and Family Services, in cooperation
with the Department of Human Services, shall develop case
management protocols for DCFS clients with substance abuse problems. The
Departments may establish pilot programs designed to test the most effective
approaches to case-management. The Departments shall evaluate the
effectiveness of these pilot programs and report to the
Governor and the General Assembly on an annual basis.
(Source: P.A. 89-268, eff. 1-1-96; 89-507, eff. 7-1-97.)