Ohio's Families and Children Rule Review Site

5101:2-45-04 Traditional Candidate for Title IV-E foster care.

Posted: December 4th, 2020

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Please note: Rule is being posted be posted for pre-clearance review/comment for a 30 day period; starting December 4, 2020 and ending January 2, 2021.

This rule package is being created in accordance with the Administration on Children, Youth and Families, ACYF-CB-PI-18-09, and Public Law 115-123, Family First Prevention Services Act (FFPSA), changes were made to Title IV-B and IV-E of the Social Security Act, enacted February 9, 2018 which authorized new optional Title IV-E funding for prevention services for mental health/substance abuse and in-home parent skill-based programs for: (1) a child who is a candidate for foster care, (2) pregnant/parenting foster youth, and (3) the parent/kin caregiver of those children and youth as defined in sections 475(13), 471(e), 474(a)(6) and 475(13) of the Act. Rules are being created to instruct Title IV-E agencies on the implementation of the Title IV-E prevention program requirements. The rules will be effective October 1, 2021.

Rule 5101:2-45-04 Traditional Candidate for Title IV-E foster care outlines the requirements for a child to be considered a candidate for foster care who has a defined case plan that identifies in-home services to prevent removal, where foster care is a planned arrangement for the child. The Title IV-E agency may claim Federal reimbursement for the allowable administrative costs associated with the case management.