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(A) A public children services agency (PCSA) may enter into a contract with a county department of job and family services (CDJFS); county boards of mental health and addiction services; county boards of developmental disabilities; regional councils of political subdivisions established under Chapter 167. of the Revised Code; public and private individuals or providers of services; or managed care organizations and prepaid health plans to assist them in performing their assigned duties outlined in section 5153.16 of the Revised Code.
(B) The PCSA shall not enter into contracts with other entities delegating its responsibility to perform its investigation duties outlined in section 2151.421 of the Revised Code.
(C) If entering into a contract, the PCSA shall ensure that the agency, organization, provider or individual has the required state licensing credentials in order to perform the specified duties outlined in the contract.
(D) When an agreement, compact or contract for the purposes of placing a child is executed between a PCSA and another person, agency, or any other provider of services, the agreement shall specify criteria to be followed to work together in developing and executing case plan services and participating in case reviews and/or semiannual administrative reviews, and the completion of reunification assessments.
R.C. 119.032 review dates: 04/07/2014 and 07/01/2019
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 5153.16
Rule Amplifies: 5153.16
Prior Effective Dates: 9/28/87, 1/1/89, 1/1/90, 10/1/97(Emer.), 12/30/97, 5/01/03, 12/21/07