Clients served by the program participate in the development and ongoing review of service and permanency plans and/or adoption services contracts that are the basis for delivery of services and support.
Interpretation The program develops service and permanency plans for the clients they are responsible for serving. Plans for some clients may be combined or may be separate depending upon the nature of the program. Service plans are sometimes incorporated into the adoption services contract. Service plans are sometimes drafted prior to the completion of birth parent assessments, child studies and home studies and should be updated when those assessments are complete.
Interpretation When the case involves an American Indian or Alaska Native child and family, the organization must:
NA The organization only provides foster to adopt services.
NA The organization provides home study services only.
NA The organization provides post-placement and/or post-adoption services only.
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Service plans are developed in a timely manner with the full participation of clients served and others as appropriate, and include:
The worker and a supervisor, or a clinical, service, or peer team, review each case quarterly, or more frequently depending on the needs of clients served, to assess:
Interpretation When experienced workers are conducting reviews of their own cases, the worker’s supervisor must review a sample of the worker’s evaluations as per the requirements of the standard.
The worker and client: