Child Welfare

2017 Policy Transmittals (PT)

Categories: Action Requests | Information Memoranda

Transmittal # Issue Date Effective Date Subject
CW-PT-17-025 (pdf) 12/28/2017 12/28/2017

Screening and CPS Rule/Procedure Updates effective New Year’s Day, January 1, 2018

CW-PT-17-024 (pdf) 12/22/2017 12/22/2017

January 1, 2018 Changes to Adoption and Permanency rules

CW-PT-17-023 (pdf) 12/22/2017 12/22/2017

Title IV-E Foster Care, Adoption and Guardianship Assistance

CW-PT-17-022 (pdf) 12/22/2017 12/22/2017

Foster Home Certification (Temporary Rules)

CW-PT-17-021 (pdf) 12/20/2017 12/20/2017

CANS policy update

CW-PT-17-020 (pdf) 12/20/2017 12/20/2017

Adoption and Guardianship Assistance payments

CW-PT-17-019 (pdf) 12/20/2017 12/20/2017

Application of the Sibling Bill of Rights Act

CW-PT-17-018 (pdf) 12/20/2017 12/20/2017


CW-PT-17-017 (pdf) 12/20/2017 12/20/2017

Case Management - Program Eligibility

CW-PT-17-016 (pdf)

(updated 12/22/17)
12/20/2017 12/20/2017

Educational Services for a Child in Substitute Care

CW-PT-17-015 (pdf) 09/20/2017 09/20/2017

Required Health Assessments for Children Entering Substitute Care

CW-PT-17-014 (pdf) 08/22/2017 08/22/2017

CPS: Differential Response Rules Suspended

CW-PT-17-013 (pdf) 08/16/2017 08/16/2017

Application of the Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA)

CW-PT-17-012 (pdf) 08/15/2017 08/15/2017

Billing and Payment for Services and Related Activities

CW-PT-17-011 (pdf) 08/14/2017 08/14/2017

Screening and CPS Assessment Rules

CW-PT-17-010 (pdf) 06/30/2017 06/30/2017

Procedures and Guidelines for Use of State Issued Surface Pros

CW-PT-17-009 (pdf) 05/17/2017 05/17/2017

Procedures and Guidelines for Use of State Issued Smartphones

CW-PT-17-008 (pdf) 05/15/2017 05/15/2017

Application of the Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA)

CW-PT-17-007 (pdf) 04/26/2017 Upon release

Additional criteria to assign for CPS assessment: UPDATE

CW-PT-17-006 (pdf) 04/25/2017 04/03/2017

Procedure Manual Update – Comprehensive Transition Plan for Foster Children

CW-PT-17-005 (pdf) 04/17/2017 Upon release

413-120-0400 Criminal History, 413-200-0270 Certification Standards for Foster Parents, Relative Caregivers, and Pre- Adoptive Parents,

413-200-0301 Department Responsibilities for Certification and Supervision of Relative Caregivers, Foster Parents, and Pre-Adoptive Parents

CW-PT-17-004 (pdf) 04/17/2017 Upon release Responsibilities for Certification and Supervision of Foster Parents and Relative Caregivers and Approval of Potential Adoptive Resources
CW-PT-17-003 (pdf) 04/17/2017 02/07/2017 Critical Incident Response Teams (CIRT) and Discretionary Critical Incident Response Teams (DCIRT)
CW-PT-17-002 (pdf) 02/10/2017 02/10/2017 Application of the Indian Child Welfare Act
CW-PT-17-001 (pdf) 01/13/2017 01/13/2017 Approving a Permanency Plan Prior to a Resource Being Identified

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