Ariz. Admin. Code § R6-6-1009 - Notification Requirements

A. The licensee shall notify the Division or placing agency of the following events:
1. An addition to the foster home, structural remodeling of the foster home, or addition of a swimming pool or spa. The licensee shall provide prior notification to the Division and shall cooperate with the Division in obtaining an Arizona Department of Health Services inspection as prescribed in A.R.S. § 8-504;
2. Changes in marital status or living arrangement of the licensee;
3. A plan to make a change in location of residence;
4. Arrests, indictments, or convictions of any household member or of persons living on the premises;
5. Serious injury, illness, illegal substance use or substance abuse, suicidal behavior, attempted suicide, or death of any foster family member. The Division may require the licensee provide written documentation from a physician regarding the change in medical status;
6. Changes which impact on the ability of the foster family to meet the needs of the child;
7. Addition of a new household member shall be made to the Division prior to the addition;
8. A temporary visitor staying more than one month; and
9. A change in the primary care giver or a person leaving the household who contributed to the care of the child. Notification shall be made to the Division prior to the change.
B. For children placed by the Division in the licensee's home, the licensee shall notify the Division of incidents including but not limited to:
1. Possible child abuse or neglect as per A.R.S. § 13-3620 and R6-6-1601;
2. Hospitalization, the intervention of a medical practitioner, or emergency medical care as a result of serious illness, injury, medication error, or suicidal behavior;
3. Death of a child;
4. A child missing. A child missing must be reported to law enforcement officials and the Division as soon as the child is determined to be missing;
5. Theft of money or property;
6. Incidents which involve or may potentially involve the police or media;
7. Significant damage to the property of the child, the property of the state, the property of the licensee, or the property of others; and
8. Illegal substance use or substance abuse.
C. The licensee shall obtain prior approval from the Division for alternative supervision plans. Alternate supervision shall only be provided by persons 18 years of age or older.


Ariz. Admin. Code § R6-6-1009
Adopted effective August 30, 1994, under an exemption from the provisions of A.R.S. Title 41, Chapter 6 (Supp. 94-3).

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