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DHS News March 2013

DHS Conferencing and Teaming
As the DHS continues to work towards becoming an integrated and comprehensive human service system, it has developed its own model for engaging consumer participants in assessment and planning across all offices.

Director's Action Line
The Director’s Action Line, established in 1996 to hear and respond to individuals with concerns and complaints about child welfare services, is a voice for the consumer and valuable resource.

Jail Collaborative Earns Praise
Recent reported successes of the Allegheny County Jail Collaborative are once again drawing attention, including national recognition by Attorney General Eric Holder.

KUDOS – Erin Biller
The daughter of a consumer recently emailed DHS to commend the work of Erin Biller in Justice Related Services.


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