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5101:2-42-88 Requirements for substitute care placement disruptions.

Posted: February 12th, 2015

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(A) When there is a disruption of a child's substitute care placement, the public children services agency (PCSA) or private child placing agency (PCPA) shall address and document in the case record the following information:

(1) Length of time the child was in the particular substitute care setting.

(2) Circumstances which led to the child's removal.

(3) Any efforts to maintain the placement, including supportive services offered to the child and caregiver.

(B) A disruption of a child's substitute care placement shall require an amendment to the case plan pursuant to rule 5101:2-38-05 of the Administrative Code, if applicable for a PCSA or rule 5101:2-39-10 of the Administrative Code.

(C) If a disruption of a child's substitute care placement occurs prior to the child's dispositional hearing, the PCSA or PCPA shall follow procedural requirements pursuant to rule 5101:2-42-93 of the Administrative Code.

(D) The PCSA or PCPA shall maintain a copy of the information identified in this rule in the case record and the caregiver's record.

Effective: 05/30/2014
R.C. 119.032 review dates: 03/12/2014 and 05/01/2019
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 5103.03 , 5153.16
Rule Amplifies: 5103.03 , 5153.16
Prior Effective Dates: 9/28/87 (Emer.), 12/27/87, 1/1/89, 1/1/90, 2/1/03 , 4/20/2008