Supervision Continues Court Involvement
order of protective supervision allows for continued court involvement
with a particular case when the circumstances do not warrant removal of
the children, but they do require continued court scrutiny to ensure the
safety of the children and compliance by the parent/guardian.
imposition of an order of protective supervision with court-ordered
Specific Steps provides the
parent or guardian with a final chance at improving the children's lives
without removing them from the parent/guardian's care.
At the dispositional hearing, the judge clearly explains that the
court can and will change the disposition to commitment if the parent or
guardian does not comply with the Specific Steps.