This exam is required immediately if the child is a victim of suspected sexual abuse, serious neglect or physical abuse.
A detailed health history about the child and family is completed when the child enters custody.
CHEC (Well Child Care)
A physical examination, including anticipatory guidance, school immunizations and follow-up needs is completed within 30 days and then annually. For those under the age of two the Periodicity Schedule is used.
A complete dental exam including cleaning is completed within 30 days of DCFS custody and then annually.
Ages and Stages Developmental and Social-Emotional Screening
All children ages 4 months to 5 years receive an initial developmental and social-emotional screening. This tool is repeated at a regular schedule thereafter until they turn 5 years of age.
Comprehensive Mental Health Assessment
An assessment of the child's need for mental health services is completed within 30 days of custody by a mental health professional and then annually for children over 5 years of age.
Any recommended treatment or services as identified by the medical provider is followed up on.
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