DCF: Chapter 41 Overview

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Chapter 41: Foster and Adoption Services

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Overview

In This Chapter -

This chapter contains the policies and procedures related to:

  • the services for foster and adoptive families provided or managed by the Office of Foster Care and Adoption Services
  • the responsibilities of the area office Foster and Adoption Services Units (FASUís).

See Chapter 36 for policy and procedures regarding the placement of children into a foster home.

See Chapter 48 for policy and procedures regarding the placement of children for adoption

Topic

Number

Therapeutic Foster Care Programs

  • Overview
  • Introduction
  • Area Office Responsibility
  • Referral and Placement Process
  • Private Agency Program Expectations

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  • Children with Complex Medical Needs
  • Certification of a Childís Complex Medical Needs
  • Post-Licensing Certificate Training Requirements for Parents of  Children With Complex Medical Needs
  • Matching
  • Placement Plan
  • Exceptional Foster Care Rate
  • Extraordinary Expenses

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41-7-3-A

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  • Assessment Process - Introduction
  • Recruitment of Potential Foster and Adoptive Parents
  • LexisNexis
  • Inquiry
  • Protective Services and Criminal History Search
  • Open House
  • Personal Interview
  • Selection For the Group Process
  • Group Assessment
  • Group Assessment - Co-Leader Payment
  • Home Study/Recommendation for a License

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  • Licensing (Introduction)
  • Withdrawal Process
  • Withdrawal of An Application
  • Denial Of An Application
  • Granting An Initial License
  • Interim Licensing Activity
  • Renewal Of a License
  • Voluntary Closure of a License
  • Refusal to Renew or Revocation of a License
  • Summary Suspension of a License
  • Waivers
  • Content of Licensing Record
  • Licensing Of Relatives (Introduction)
  • Preliminary Basic Assessment  
  • Assessment for Licensure
  • Granting A License
  • Licensing Of Relatives
  • Special Study Licenses (Introduction)
  • Preliminary Basic Assessment
  • Assessment For Licensure
  • Granting A License
  • Problems Preventing Licensure
  • Independent (Interstate Licenses)

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  • Principles of Foster Care Matching
  • Non Conforming Placements
  • Procedures for Foster Care Matching
  • Multiethnic Foster Care Placements

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  • Post Licensing Support (Introduction)
  • Role of the Office of Foster and Adoption Services
  • Role of the FASU support Workers
  • Statewide Foster And Adoptive Parent Association 
  • Screening of CAFAP Contracted Staff
  • Foster Parent Health Insurance
  • Respite Care
  • Authorization to Provide Respite Care
  • Multiethnic Placement Support
  • Support Groups
  • Problem Resolution Process
  • Complaints Regarding Licensed or Approved Family Homes

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  • Mandatory Post Licensing Training Requirements
  • Reimbursement for Mandatory Post Licensing Training
  • Licensed Parent Co-Leaders of Post Licensing Training

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  • Adoption Services
  • Technical Support
  • Registration of Children
  • Registering Children With Out of State Exchanges
  • Registering Children from Out of State
  • Registration of Families
  • CARE Book Photo Listing of Families
  • Specialized Recruitment
  • Wednesdays Child
  • Telephone Inquiries
  • Requests for Non Identifying Information
  • Search-Requests for Identifying Information
  • Subsidized Adoption Unit
  • Subsidy Request After Adoption Finalization
  • Review of Subsidy Agreement
  • Other Functions of the Subsidized Adoption Unit
  • Adoption Subsidy Record Forms

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  • Subsidized Guardianship - Introduction
  • Application For Guardian Subsidy
  • Assessment and Recommendation for Guardianship
  • Application for a Guardianship Subsidy for Sibling
  • Determination of Type and Amount of Subsidy
  • Monthly Subsidy
  • Medical Subsidy
  • Exceptional Expense Subsidy
  • Length of Subsidy 
  • Motion For Transfer of Guardianship
  • Termination of Subsidy
  • Guardianship Subsidy Hearings
  • Preparation of Subsidy Case Record/Closure of A.O. Record
  • Annual Review of a Subsidy
  • Eligibility for Other Department Programs

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Connecticut Department of Children and Families, September 2012 (update)




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