Child Welfare

2022 Policy Transmittals (PT)

Categories: Action Requests | Information Memoranda

Transmittal # Issue Date Effective Date Subject 
CW-PT-22-010  (pdf)

06/02/2022

 

06/01/2022

 

Child Welfare is adopting administrative rules 413-330-1100 to 413-330-1150 “FOCUS Short-Form Contracts”. These administrative rules will set describe the use of short-form personal-services contracts with non-traditional independent contractors funded by the ODHS Child Welfare FOCUS Program. Please see the transmittal for more information! 

CW-PT-22-009  (pdf)

06/02/2022

 

Revised on 05/01/2022

 

The Child Welfare Procedure Manual Chapter 5 “Services to Children”, Section 7 “Treatment and Residential Placements” has been updated to reflect current process requirements for referring children and young adults to a Qualified Residential Treatment Program. Please see the transmittal for more information! 

CW-PT-22-008  (pdf)

05/02/2022

 

05/02/2022

 

Chapter 4 “Managing Child Safety In and Out of Home” Appendix 4.3 “Protective Capacity Reference Guide” and Appendix 4.3a “Expected Outcome Guide” has been updated to remove ableist language around parents who are physically able to care for a child. Please review transmittal for more information! 

CW-PT-22-007  (pdf)

04/15/2022

 

04/01/2022

 

Social Security Benefits (SSB) are funds awarded to youth based on the disability or death of a parent. SSB will no longer be used to offset a youth’s cost of foster care and will be replaced by other federal or general funds. Preserving SSB funds for specific needs will enable better outcomes for youth and families. Please review transmittal for more information. 

CW-PT-22-006  (pdf)

04/04/2022

 

04/01/2022

 

Oregon Department of Human Services (ODHS) may open an Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE) account for a youth with a qualifying disability. Money deposited into an ABLE account is disregarded as an asset for purposes of certain eligibility programs including Social Security Income (SSI) and Medicaid. Please review transmittal for more information. 

CW-PT-22-005  (pdf)

02/18/2022

 

02/01/2022

 

The sensitive issue procedure Chapter 1 Section 4 of the Child Welfare Procedure Manual has been updated. The sensitive issue report has been updated and an additional sensitive issue report form has been created for reporting issues involving resource families. Please review the transmittal for more information. 

CW-PT-22-004  (pdf)

01/05/2022

 

01/01/2022

 

Temporary amending Division 200 to align with SB 85, 710 and legislatively approved POP. Please review the transmittal for more information. 

CW-PT-22-003  (pdf)

01/05/2022

 

01/03/2022

 

Adopting and amending administrative rule for Tribal Customary Adoption & ORICWA Updates to Adoption Finalization When a Petition is Required. Please review the transmittal for more information. 

CW-PT-22-002  (pdf)

01/05/2021

 

 01/05/2022

 

Child Welfare Procedure Manual Updated: Over the years thousands of OR-Kids cases have been coded as Sensitive due to a variety of different reasons. It was determined that Sensitive cases would now be coded as Restricted cases. Please review the transmittal for more information.  
CW-PT-22-001  (pdf)

01/05/2022

 

01/05/2022

 

Fatality Protocol has been updated. Please review the transmittal for more information.  

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