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DSEP has appeared in The Chronicle, a journal produced by the Casey Family Programs, in 2014 titled San Diego County’s Approach to Addressing the Developmental and Social-Emotional Needs of Young Children in the Foster Care.

DSEP strives to improve the well-being of children in the Child Welfare Services system. In recognition of our services, DSEP was named Program of Excellence by Jackson Healthcare in 2012.

DSEP would like to share our accomplishments with you. Click on the links below to read more about our achievements.

To ensure the quality of our service is meeting the highest standard of care. We ask our families to complete a satisfaction survey to provide us with insight on how we are doing and ways to improve our program. Here’s a little of what they said about us:

  • [The Specialist] was very informative and friendly, making this process easier to understand. She made both myself and my son comfortable.
  • The [specialist] really listened and gave me tons of ideas and options of making things better for my child.
  • The DSEP specialist is extremely knowledgeable and professional. Our visit with her went very well.
  • The program is very good for parents and kids because we learn together.
  • I’ve created a stronger bond with my child due to the activities given by DSEP.
  • DSEP is an amazing program. I’ve had nothing but good experiences with your program & staff! Thank you for the services provided w/ children.
  • This is a great program so that I better understand my child’s needs and how they are developing. It is very important to me. Thanks.
  • I learned a different type of way to bond and interact with my baby.
  • The specialist literally saved my sanity time and time again.
  • The visit was organized & precise. I like the suggested activities that were included in the report.
  • I have worked with DSEP for about 4 years, [the specialist] was awesome. I foster medical fragile kids so I have had much experience with your agency. Love [the specialist]!!