Acronyms Used At This Web Site

Acronym Full Title

-A-

ADA Americans with Disabilities Act
AFDC Aid to Families with Dependent Children
AFDC-UP Aid to Families with Dependent Children - Unemployed Parents
APSR Annual Progress and Service Report (Chafee - Independent Living)
AYAB Area Youth Advisory Board (Chafee - Independent Living)

-BC-

BP Blind Pension
C-STAR Comprehensive Substance Treatment abuse and Rehabilitation
CARE Child Abuse Resource Education (physical medical exam)
CASA Court-appointed Special Advocates
CA/NHU Child Abuse and Neglect Hotline Unit
CCDBG Child Care and Development Block Grant
CD Children’s Division
CFCIP Chafee Foster Care Independence Program
CFSP Child and Family Service Plan (Chafee - Independent Living)
Chafee Not an acronym. The Foster Care Independence Act of 1999 established the John H. Chafee Foster Care Independence Program.
CHIP Children’s Health Insurance Program
CJA Children’s Justice Act
CPS Comprehensive Psychiatric Services
CSBG Community Services Block Grant
CWS Child Welfare Services

-D-

DBF Division of Budget and Finance (Renamed to Division of Finance and Administation in 2008)
DCSE Division of Child Support Enforcement
DD Developmentally Disabled
DFAS Division of Finance and Administration
DFS Division of Family Services (Renamed to Family Support Division in 2003)
DGS Division of General Services (Renamed to Division of Finance and Administration in 2008)
DLS Division of Legal Services
DMS Division of Medical Services renamed to MO HealthNet Division in August 2007.
DO Director’s Office
DSM Disease State Management
DSS Department of Social Services
DYS Division of Youth Services

-E-

EA Emergency Assistance
EBT Electronic Benefit Transfer
EPSDT Early Periodic Screening, Diagnosis and Treatment

-F-

FACES Family And Children’s Electronic Services
FAMIS Family Assistance Management Information Systems
FPS Family Preservation Services
FSD Family Support Division
FSP Food Stamp Program
FUTURES Missouri JOBS Program

-GH-

HCY Healthy Children and Youth
HIPAA Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act
HRC Human Resource Center

-I-

ICPC Interstate Compact on Placement of Children
ILP Independent Living Program
ITSD Information Technology Services Division

-JK-

JCYOI Jim Casey Youth Opportunities Initiative

-L-

LIHEAP Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program

-M-

MACSS Missouri Automated Child Support System
MASP Missouri Adoption Subsidy Program
MC+ Medical Care Programs (renamed to MO HealthNet in 2007)
MAF Medical Assistance for Families (renamed to MO HealthNet for Families in 2007)
MHD MO HealthNet Division (formerly Division of Medical Services)
MHN MO HealthNet for Families (formerly Medical Assistance for Families)
MMP Missouri Mentoring Partnership
MRDD Waiver Mental Retardation Developmental Disabilities Waiver

-N-

NEMT Non-Emergency Medical Transportation
NILA National Independent Living Association
NMSN National Medical Support Notice

-OP-

PHI Protected Health Information (HIPAA required)

-QR-

QMB Qualified Medicare Beneficiary
RSB Rehab Services for the Blind

-S-

SAB Supplemental Aid to the Blind
SAFE Sexual Assault Forensic Examination
SCHIP State Children’s Health Insurance Program
SED Severe Emotional Disturbances
SLMB Specified Low-Income Medicare Beneficiary
SNC Supplemental Nursing Care
STAT State Technical Assistance Team
SYAB State Youth Advisory Board (Chafee - Independent Living)

-TUV-

TANF Temporary Assistance for Needy Families
TLA Transitional Living Advocate
TLG Transitional Living Group Home
TLP Transitional Living Program
TLS Transitional Living Single/Scattered Site Apartments
TPL Third Party Liability

-WXYZ-

WIC Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children