Child Support Awareness Month Events – August 2019

El Dorado County DCSSBoard of Supervisors Proclamation: On August 6th, the El Dorado County Board of Supervisors proclaimed August as Child Support Awareness Month and honored El Dorado County DCSS for their work. Director Ron Ladage received the award and thanked...

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Solano County Launches Innovative “I am, We Are” Campaign

By: Chad Reed, CA DCSS While building on the branding research conducted by California Department of Child Support Services in 2016, Solano County Department of Child Support Services (Solano County DCSS) recently launched the “I am, We Are” outreach campaign. After...

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From Paternity to Parentage – AB 2684 Program Changes

By: The OCM Team Earlier this spring, a California Department of Child Support Services (CA DCSS) Sprint team came together to brainstorm the requirements for implementing Assembly Bill (AB) 2684. AB 2684, introduced in the 2018 legislative session, was authored by...

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Successful BECA Launch Completed in July

By: Nancy Bejines, CA DCSS The California Department of Child Support Services (CA DCSS) is proud to announce that the Budget and Expenditure Claiming Application (BECA) was successfully implemented statewide in July 2019. After implementation, the CA DCSS BECA...

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Special Guest from Down Under Visits CA DCSS

By: Kristy Hartmann, CA DCSS On Friday, August 9th, the California Department of Child Support Services (CA DCSS) had an exciting visit from a special guest, Tara Pamula, the National Manager of the Child Support Smart Centers and Tailored Services Divisions of...

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Blackboard

By: The OCM Team A new statewide Learning Management System (LMS) called Blackboard is coming next spring to the California Department of Child Support Services (CA DCSS). The Blackboard LMS will improve organizational efficiency by helping CA DCSS staff request and...

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Kern County Recognized as Top Contributor to March of Dimes

By: Stacy Wuertz, Kern County DCSS Weddings, babies, retirement –like offices everywhere, Kern County Department of Child Support Services (Kern County DCSS) staff celebrate it all. Several years ago, it was no different as they celebrated one of their staff members...

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Ad Hoc Query Request Process Has Changed to the RADAR Team!

By: Danielle Cenedella, CA DCSS On July 8, 2019, the California Department of Child Support Services (CA DCSS) ad hoc query requests process changed. The new Office of Research and Data Analytics (RADAR) unit is now responsible for handling all ad hoc query requests...

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Transforming Our Organization through Agile

By: Kristy Hartmann, CA DCSS The Technology Services Division (TSD) at the California Department of Child Support Services (CA DCSS) has adopted a new System Development Lifecyle (SDLC) Process which incorporates an Agile mindset. The goal is to embrace the values and...

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