(a) The Secretary and the Secretary of Budget and Management shall ensure that sufficient
numbers of qualified child welfare staff, as specified in § 4-301 of the Human Services Article, are hired and retained in order to achieve caseload ratios in child welfare
services consistent with the Child Welfare League of America caseload standards.
(b) The Department, in consultation with an appropriate entity with expertise in child
welfare services caseload ratios, shall develop a methodology to calculate caseload
ratios in child welfare services for the State.
(c) The Department shall enter into a written contract with an entity that has expertise
in child welfare services caseload ratios to annually review the calculation of caseload
ratios used by the Department.
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