CYF


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CYF

(in New Zealand) abbreviation for
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) Child, Youth, and Family: a section of the Ministry of Social Development
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The project undertook to research a sample of cases from July 2003 to June 2004 that proceeded to an investigation phase in the CYF system and were subsequently closed.
The aim of stratifying the population was to get samples of sufficient size in each of the "criticality statuses" CYF assigns to its cases.
An essential element of Duquesne Light's Back-to-Basics business strategy is to connect with the communities it serves, as demonstrated by the CONNECTORS' Children's Holiday Project with CYF.
The community that acted on the study findings on the movement of CYF clients is a small North Island provincial district.
More information about children and young people's movement was gathered through interviews and focus groups with local social service providers and residents in the case study area in 2001-2003 (prior to analysis of CYF data).
Designed to help determine the most appropriate service provision for families in a more timely manner, the model aims for CYF to make a preliminary assessment that would then lead to a range of outcomes, such as a child and family assessment or a statutory social work investigation.
In understanding how CYF social workers actually make sense of risk, and their associated decisions about particular children and families, the author discussed risk assessment work with 70 child protection social workers (Stanley 2005).
John Adams, Barclays Business Banking manager, said: "As champions of local business, it is essential that we support local growing businesses such as Fferyllwyr Llyn CYF.
As the number of reports of alleged child abuse, neglect and insecurity of care have increased over time, and as CYF has increasingly sought to respond with a full investigation, the Department's ability to meet the demand for investigations has diminished.
However, over the six months following the review, the number of reports (or "notifications") CYF received increased by around 29% over the upper range predicted by the review.
The boy was sent into various CYF group homes until being returned to her care last month.
Senior Constable Riddell said CYF has only about 100 beds in secure custody across New Zealand.