State Child Welfare Policies and Procedures


This chapter focuses on the licensing and training requirements for becoming foster and adoptive parents. Included in this chapter are policies on licensing and training, waivers for foster care and adoption, reasonable and prudent parenting standard, and emergency shelter care for children in foster care.

    1301 Training, Assessment and Licensing of Foster, Relative and Adoptive Homes

    1302 Employee Emergency Shelter Care, Foster Care and Adoption Placement

    1303 - Reasonable and Prudent Parent Standard.

    1304 - Respite Policy

    1305 - Waivers Foster Care/Adoption

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