Child Welfare

2017 Transmittals


Transmittal # Issue Date Due 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-IM-17-011 (pdf)

12/20/2017 12/20/2017 Clarification of protective active plans for Indian children and active vs. reasonable efforts
CW-AR-17-011 (pdf) 12/08/17 12/08/17 Children In Need of Placement Statewide Supervision Protocol
CW-AR-17-010 (pdf) 11/30/2017 11/30/2017 Survey Child Welfare Workers Receiving Mobile Technology

CW-IM-17-010 (pdf)

10/11/2017 10/11/2017 Release of CPS records and information to the Office of Child Care and DHS, Self-Sufficiency Program
CW-AR-17-009 (pdf) 09/28/2017 09/28/2017 CJIS Background Check
CW-AR-17-008 (pdf) 09/20/2017 09/20/2017 Expectations and Standards for Electronic Devices for Child Welfare
CW-PT-17-015 (pdf) 09/20/2017 09/20/2017

Required Health Assessments for Children Entering Substitute Care

CW-AR-17-007 (pdf) 08/30/2017 08/30/2017 Mandatory Materials for Children and Youth in DHS Care  

CW-IM-17-009 (pdf)

08/29/2017 08/29/2017 School of Origin & Statewide School Transportation Plan
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-AR-17-006 (pdf) 07/31/2017 07/31/2017 Child Welfare Inter-County Case Responsibilities, Requirements and Oversight Procedure
CW-PT-17-010 (pdf) 06/30/2017 06/30/2017

Procedures and Guidelines for Use of State Issued Surface Pros

CW-IM-17-008 (pdf)

06/28/2017 06/28/2017 Stalking Protective Order Form CF 5502- NEW FORM
CW-AR-17-005 (pdf) 06/02/2017 06/02/2017 Clean-up contact information in OR-Kids by June 9, 2017
CW-AR-17-004 (pdf) 06/02/2017 06/02/2017 Desk phone removal instructions for those receiving smartphones

CW-IM-17-007 (pdf)

05/25/2017 05/25/2017 Forms pertaining to guardianship assistance

CW-IM-17-006 (pdf)

05/25/2017 05/25/2017 New DHS Adoption Assistance and Guardianship Assistance Program web pages

CW-IM-17-005 (pdf)

05/15/2017 05/15/2017 Records Requests by Child Welfare Clients
CW-PT-17-009 (pdf) 05/17/2017 05/17/2017

Procedures and Guidelines for Use of State Issued Smartphones

CW-AR-17-003 (pdf) 05/16/2017 05/16/2017 Provider Entry - New Process for Child Welfare DD Placements
CW-AR-17-002 (pdf) 05/12/2017 05/12/2017 Guidelines for Child Welfare Workers Receiving Smartphones
CW-PT-17-008 (pdf) 05/12/2017 05/12/2017

Application of the Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA)

CW-IM-17-004 (pdf)

05/04/2017 05/04/2017 Sex Trafficking related updates to OR-Kids
CW-PT-17-007 (pdf) 04/25/2017 04/03/2017

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-IM-17-003 (pdf)

(updated 4/26/17)

04/25/2017 04/25/2017 Parents' Decisions Regarding Vaccinations
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-IM-17-002 (pdf) 02/27/2017 02/27/2017 Target Case Management Report
CW-AR-17-001 (pdf) 02/14/2017 03/01/2017 Mandatory Training on the Update to OR-Kids Provider Page
CW-PT-17-002 (pdf) 02/10/2017 02/10/2017 Application of the Indian Child Welfare Act
CW-PT-17-001 (pdf) 1/13/17 1/13/17 Approving a Permanency Plan Prior to a Resource Being Identified


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