25 CFR 20.507 - What requirements must foster care providers meet?
If a child needs foster care, the social services worker must select care that meets the physical, behavioral, and emotional needs of the child. Foster care is intended to be short-term. The case plan must show that all of the requirements in paragraphs (a) through (c) of this section are met:
(a) All foster homes must be certified or licensed by the tribe or other appropriate authority. Foster care placements beyond 30 days must be made through a court of competent jurisdiction to ensure that:
(1) Federal background checks are completed prior to placement as required by Public Law 101-630; and
(b) If the child is placed with relatives in an adoption and guardian placement, the case file must contain an approved current home study.
Title 25 published on 2014-04-01
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