Children Concurrently Involved with South Carolina Department of Juvenile Justice and Department of Social Services: Joint Review Findings

November 2022

This report assesses the experiences of children in the Michelle H. v. McMaster lawsuit who are impacted by both the Department of Social Services and the Department of Juvenile Justice. It is based on a review of the case files of children who were involved with both systems between October 2020 and September 2021, and information obtained through discussion groups held between February and June 2022. The report has been prepared jointly by the Co-Monitors and DSS, with the support of DJJ.

(26 pp)