Foster Care Review Board

Acronyms


                    Frequently Used Acronyms
AA....................... Alcoholics Anonymous
AARC................. AZ Association of Retarded Citizens
ABC....................  Alternative Behavioral Counseling
ABCS................. AZ Baptist Children's Services
ACH.................... AZ Children's Home
ACYF.................. Administration for Children, Youth & Families
ADD.................... Attention Deficit Disorder
ADHD................. Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
AFDC................. Aid to Families with Dependent Children
AG....................... Attorney General
AHCCS............... AZ Health Care Cost Containment System
AIPS.................... Adult Intensive Probation Supervision
AOC.................... Administrative Office of the Courts
APO.................... Adult Probation Officer
APS..................... Adult Protective Services
ARS..................... AZ Revised Statutes
ASH..................... AZ State Hospital
AWEE................. AZ Women's Education & Employment
AZTEC................ AZ Training & Evaluation Center
BHS..................... Behavioral Health Services
BP........................ Biological Parent
CA....................... Cocaine Anonymous
CASA.................. Center Against Sexual Assault
CASA.................. Court Appointed Special Advocate
CFCA.................. Christian Family Care Agency
CM..................... Case Manager
CMDP................ Comprehensive Medical & Dental Plan
ODA................... Codependency Anonymous
CP...................... Cerebral Palsy
CPS................... Child Protective Services
CRS................... Children's Rehabilitative Services
CSS................... Catholic Social Services
CT...................... Court
CW..................... Caseworker
DDD................... Division of Developmental Disabilities
DES................... Department of Economic Security
DIRCT................ District Independent Review & Consultation Team
DOA................... Department of Administration
DOC................... Department of Corrections
DOVE................ Division of Violent Emotions
DPS................... Department of Public Safety
DUI..................... Driving Under the Influence
DVR................... Department of Vocational Rehabilitation
DWI.................... Driving While Intoxicated
EH....................... Emotionally Handicapped
EMH.................... Educable Mentally Handicapped
FAS.................... Fetal Alcohol Syndrome
FCRB................. Foster Care Review Board
FOS.................... Foster
FTT..................... Failure To Thrive
GA....................... General Assistance
GAL.................... Guardian Ad Litem
GTA..................... Grand Theft Auto
GUA.................... Guardianship
HHS.................... Health and Human Services
HIV....................... Human Immunodeficiency Virus
ICPC.................... Interstate Compact on the Placement of Children
ICWA................... Indian Child Welfare Act
IFSP..................... Individual Family Service Plan
IEP....................... Individual Education Planv
ILS........................ Independent Living Skills
IND LIV......... Independent Living
IPRT..................... Independent Professional Review Team
IPS....................... Intensive Probation Supervision
IR.......................... Initial Review
JFCS.................. Jewish Family and Children's Services
JIPS.................... Juvenile Intensive Probation Supervision
JP........................ Justice of the Peace
JPO..................... Juvenile Probation Officer
JUV..................... Juvenile
JUV CT........... Juvenile Court
LARC.................. Local Alcoholism Reception Center
LD........................ Learning Disabled
LTFC................... Long Term Foster Care
MEN................... Male Education for Non-Violence
MMPI.................. Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventoryv
MR...................... Mentally Retarded
MS...................... Multiple Sclerosis
NA....................... Narcotics Anonymous
NAFCR............... National Association of Foster Care Reviewers
OT....................... Occupational Therapy
PA....................... Parent Aide
PAP.................... Parent Assistance Program
PAS.................... Post Adoption Services
PCH.................... Phoenix Children’s Hospital
PICU................... Pediatric Intensive Care Unit
PP....................... Private Petition
PSY  EVAL..... Psychological Evaluation
PT....................... Physical Therapy
PTSD................. Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
RBHA................. Regional Behavioral Health Authority
REL.................... Relative
RESP................. Residential Placement
RTC.................... Residential Treatment Center
RTP..................... Return To Parent
RWP................... Remain With Parent
SEJD.................. Southeast Judicial District
SMI...................... Severely Mentally Ill
SHEL.................. Shelter
SPEC ED.......... Special Education
SSI...................... Supplemental Security Income
STD.................... Sexually Transmitted Disease
TANF.................. Temporary Assistance for Needy Families
TASC.................. Treatment Assessment Screening Center
TMH.................... Trainable, Mentally Handicapped
VA....................... Veteran's Administration
VOC REHAB.. Vocational Rehabilitation
WIC.................... Women, Infants, and Children Program