Child and Family Policy

Name of Report

I. Introduction

I. A. Introduction (Word)
I. B. Collaboration Policy (PDF)

II. Child & Family Services

II. B. Staff Safety and High Risk Situations Policy (PDF)

III. Indian Child Welfare Act

III. A. Indian Child Welfare Policy (Word)

IV. Child Protective Services

IV. C-1. After Hours Services Policy (Word)
IV. C-2. Response to Substance Exposed Infants (SEI) (PDF)
IV. C-3. Safe Haven Policy (PDF)
IV. C-4. Methamphetamine Exposure (Revised) Policy (Word)
IV. C. Intake Screening and Assignment Policy (Word)
IV. D-1. Child Abuse and Neglect Findings Policy (Word)
IV. D-2A. Audio Recording Interviews Policy (Word)
IV. D-2B. Human Trafficking and Commercial Sexual Exploitation Policy (PDF)
IV. D-4. Domestic Violence and Child Abuse and Neglect (Word)
IV. D-4A. Domestic Homicide Emergency Assessment (Word)
IV. D-5. Mandatory Referrals to Child Development Services (Word)
IV. D-6. Family Team Meeting (PDF)
IV. D-7. When to use Expert Consultation in Assessing Child Abuse or Neglect (Word)
IV. D-8. Safe Sleep Checklist and Period of Purple Crying (Word)
IV. D. Child Protection Investigation Policy (Word)
IV. E. Case Management Policy for Children with Behavioral Health Needs (Word)
IV. F. Petitioning for a Child Protection Order docx (Word)
IV. H. Short Term Emergency Services (Word)
IV. K. Assessment in Substance Abusing Families (Word)
IV. N. Child Death and Serious Injury Internal Case Review Policy (Word)

IV-A. Authorizations

IV. A. A. Decision Making and Service Authorization Policy (Word)
IV. A. B. Immunization of Children in the Custody of DHHS (PDF)
IV. A. C. Antipsychotic Medication (Word)

V. Services to Children in DHHS Custody

V. A. Refugee Immigrant and Undocumented Minors Policy (Word)
V. B. Missing and Runaway Policy (Word)
V. C. Family Share Policy (Word)
V. D-2. Permanency Policy (PDF)
V. D-4. Placement with DHHS Employees and AAGs (PFD)
V. D-5. Education Policy (Word)
V. D-6. Residential Services Policy and Procedure (Word)
V. D-7. Relative Placement Policy fictive kin (Word)
V. D-10. Respite Care Policy (Word)
V. D-11. Behavior Support Management Policy (Word)
V. D-12. Child Requiring Hospitalization (Word)
V. D. Selection of Substitute Care Placement (Word)
V. F-2. Financial Support by Parents (Word)
V. F-4. Trust Funds and Other Settlements (Word)
V. G-1. Levels of Care (Word)
V. G-3. Transportation Policy (Word)
V. I-2. Health Records (Word)
V. I-3. Sex Education (Word)
V. I-5. A. Release of Liability Form (Word)
V. I-5. Consent for Non-Routine Health Care Procedures (Word)
V. I-6. Rules on the Disclosure of HIV Status Information (Word)
V. I. Early Periodic Screening, Diagnostic, and Treatment Services (Word)
V. J. Payment for Medical and Dental Services (Word)
V. K-3. School Transfer Policy (Word)
V. L-3. Marriage (Word)
V. L-4. Hunting Licenses (Word)
V. L-6. Legal Name Change (Word)
V. S. Foster Children and the Media (Word)
V. T. Youth Transition Services (PDF)

VIII. Adoption

VIII. A. Family Standards Foster and Adoptive Care (Word)
VIII. Appendix 1. Legal Risk Adoption Placement Request (Word)
VIII. B-1. Adoption Recruitment, Placement and Supervision (Word)
VIII. C. Adoption Assistance (Word)
VIII. D. Confidentiality of and Access to Department Adoption Records (Word)

IX. Permanency Guardianship

IX. B. Adoption from Permanency Guardianship Policy (Word)

X. Medical Treatment

X. A. Medical Treatment Order (Word)

XI. Legal and Investigative Resources and Procedures

XI. A. Child Protection Petition (Word)
XI. AA. Reasonable Efforts (Word)
XI. B. Reasonable Steps to Inform Parties of Intent or Action (Word)
XI. C. Sworn Summary of Facts and Affidavits (Word)
XI. D. D. Diligent Search (Word)
XI. D. Verification of Vital Statistics (Word)
XI. E. Interested Party (Word)
XI. F. Request of PPO and Waiver of Hearing (Word)
XI. G. Consenting to PPO and Waiver for Hearing (Word)
XI. H. Waiver of 10 day time Period Prior to Child Protective Hearing (Word)
XI. I. Attestations and Copies (Word)
XI. J. Service of Legal Documents (Word)
XI. JJ - Discovery Protocol (Word)
XI. L. Motions and Amendments to Legal Documents (Word)
XI. M. Legal Representation Policy (Word)
XI. N. Examinations by Experts and Motions for Examination (Word)
XI. O. Court Subpoenas and Witnesses (Word)
XI. P. Investigatory Subpoenas (Word)
XI. Q. Criminal History Records (Word)
XI. R. Appearance in Court (Word)
XI. S. Support (Word)
XI. T. Child Protection Orders (Word)
XI. U. Appeals (Word)
XI. V. Routing of Legal Documents (Word)
XI. W. Legal Billing (Word)
XI. X. Photographs (Word)
XI. Y. Relationship to Law Enforcement (Word)

XIII. Case Records

XIII. B. Determining Access to the Departments Records (Word)
XIII. C. Documentation Policy (Word)

XIV. Family Foster Homes for Children

XIV. A. Philosophy (Word)
XIV. C. Foster Parent Training and Certification (Word)
XIV. D. Family Standards Foster and Adoptive Care (Word)
XIV. F. Approval of Relative Family Foster Homes for Children (Word)

XV. Miscellaneous

XV. C. Inter-District Coordination and Transferring of Cases Policy (Word)
XV. F. Email Confidentiality Protocol (Word)
XV. G. Protocol for Disclosure of Information to Legislators (Word)
XV. H. Emergency Response Policy (Word)
XV. I. Phone and Voice Mail Policy (Word)
XV. K. Funeral Services for Children in Care (Word)
XV.D A ICPC Policy (PDF)