DIVISION 15 - Children and Family Services (Rule 016.15.01-006 to Rule 016.15.20-005)

  1. RULE 016.15.01-006 - DCFS Educational Leave and Educational Assistance (XI-A to XI-C5), the CFS-4330, CFS-4331 and CFS-4332
  2. RULE 016.15.01-008 - Family Services Forms Manual
  3. RULE 016.15.02-001 - Family Services Policy Manual, PUB-04, PUB-22, and PUB-30, CFS-316, CFS-342A, CFS-342B, CFS-450, CFS-462, CFS-462A, and CFS-475
  4. RULE 016.15.02-003 - DCFS FSPP Manual: CFS-307, CFS-310, CFS-311, CFS-312, CFS-321, CFS-323, CFS-327, CFS-328, CFS-408, CFS-411, CFS-418, CFS-421, CFS-491, CFS-6010, PUB-052 (Child Protective Services), PUB-357 (Child Maltreatment Assessment Protocol)
  5. RULE 016.15.02-004 - Rule pertaining to Title IV-E Medicaid Eligibility and the "Feed the Kids" program - Policy Manual revised to reflect the automation of the eligibility process via CHRIS; CFS-594, CFS-595 and PUB-399 developed to allow better documentation and management of client food purchases
  6. RULE 016.15.03-001 - Annual Progress and Service Report
  7. RULE 016.15.03-002 - Changes to the DCFS Family Services Policy and Procedures (FSPP) Manual and the Family Services Forms (FSF) Manual: Procedure II-E12, Procedure II-E13, Policy III-B, Policy VIII-A, Procedure VIII-A1, Policy VIII-B, Procedure VIII-B1, Procedure VIII-B2, FSPP Glossary, CFS-001, CFS-001A, CFS-035, CFS-370, CFS-408, CFS-460, and PUB-404
  8. RULE 016.15.03-004 - DCFS Family Services Policy and Procedures (FSPP) Manual, and the Family Services Forms (FSF) Manual
  9. RULE 016.15.03-005 - Act 650 and Title IV-E; DCFS Forms: CFS-25, CFS-304, CFS-409, CFS-413, CFS-420, CFS-425, CFS-426, CFS-427, CFS-428A, CFS-428B, CFS-428C, CFS-429, CFS-431, CFS-432, CFS-433, CFS-434, CFS-467, CFS-468, CFS-470, and CFS-471
  10. RULE 016.15.04-001 - Changes to the DCFS Family Services Policy and Procedures (FSPP) Manual, forms (CFS-300, CFS-310, CFS-312A, CFS-312B, CFS-428A, CFS-428B, CFS-452, and CFS-6024) and publications (PUB-52 and PUB-357)
  11. RULE 016.15.04-002 - PUB-402: Operations Manual - including CFS-301, CFS-465 and CFS-1136
  12. RULE 016.15.04-003 - Annual Progress and Services Report (APSR), FFY 2003
  13. RULE 016.15.04-004 - DCFS Family Services Policy and Procedures (FSPP) Manual, forms (CFS-349a, CFS-349b, CFS-445, CFS-446 and CFS-563) and PUB-11 (Your Child and Foster Care)
  14. RULE 016.15.05-001 - Family Services Policy & Procedures Manual (VI-A) (VI-A1) (II-E10); Forms CFS-474, CFS-344B
  15. RULE 016.15.06-003 - Family Services Policy & Procedure Manual (FSPP); Children & Family Services (CFS) forms CFS-509A, CFS-509B and CFS-521; and the DCFS Publication 04 - Minimum Licensing Standards for Child Welfare Agencies
  16. RULE 016.15.06-004 - CFS-593: State Vehicle Safety Program - Additional Requirements for DCFS Drivers
  17. RULE 016.15.08-002 - POLICY VI-A: Out of Home Placement Criteria; POLICY VII-A: Foster Parent Recruitment, Training, Approval, Re-evaluation and Retention; POLICY VIII-G: Development of Adoptive Placement
  18. RULE 016.15.08-004 - CFS-509B - Request for Alternative Compliance or Policy Waiver; Appendix I - Glossary; Appendix XI - Alternative Compliance and Policy Waiver Protocol
  19. RULE 016.15.08-009 - Pub 30 Foster Parent Handbook & Recind CFS-365 Receipt for Medical Passport of a Foster Child - Incorporated in CFS-362
  20. RULE 016.15.09-002 - CFS-400, CFS-446, CFS-475, CFS-6093, CFS-6094, Policy VI-A, Procedure VI-A1, Policy VII-A, Procedure VII-A1, Procedure VII-A3, Policy VIII-F, Procedure VIII-F1, Revised Publications: Pub 22, Pub 30, Pub 04
  21. RULE 016.15.09-004 - Changes to Procedures VII-F1, VIII-H1, VII-F2 and PUB 30 (Family Foster Parent Handbook)
  22. RULE 016.15.10-001 - New/Revised Forms: CFS-320, CFS-4330, CFS-316, CFS-367; Revised Rule: Policy XI-C - Child Welfare Student Stipend Program; New Publication: PUB-11; Rescinded Forms and Publications: PUB-11, CFS-344, CFS-319, CFS-316
  23. RULE 016.15.10-002 - Policy and Publications - Changes to the agency?s maltreatment notifications, case plan documentation, criminal record check, and funding for international adoptions
  24. RULE 016.15.10-003 - Changes to Policy and Publications
  25. RULE 016.15.10-004 - POLICY V-E: INTENSIVE FAMILY SERVICES Program
  26. RULE 016.15.10-006 - Policies and Procedures; Revised, New and Rescinded Rules
  27. RULE 016.15.11-001 - Policies and Procedures; Revised, New and Rescinded Rules
  28. RULE 016.15.11-003 - Policy to comply with the Arkansas Supreme Court?s decision to overturn Initiated Act I
  29. RULE 016.15.11-006 - Guardianship Assistance Program (GAP)
  30. RULE 016.15.11-008 - Changes to Policy and Publications: Clarify eligibility requirements and payment structure for Subsidized Guardianship; update glossary; adjust form numbers for overall categorization; develop juvenile notification forms
  31. RULE 016.15.11-009 - DCFS Family Services Policy and Procedures Manual
  32. RULE 016.15.12-001 - Changes to Policy & Publications- Policy VI-L: EducationalServices for Children in out-of-home placement; Procedure VIII-A2: Youth Transitional Plan & Life Plan; Procedure VIII-B1: Extended Foster Care; CFS-435-D; CFS-435-I
  33. RULE 016.15.12-002 - PROCEDURE XIII-A8: Child Maltreatment Central Registry Review Team - Clarifies that AR Child Abuse Central Registry Name Removal Committee decisions will be sent in writing by the Central Registry manager or designee
  34. RULE 016.15.12-004 - Revisions to policy & publications - Allowing foster parents to obtain CPR and First Aid Certification through online courses provided
  35. RULE 016.15.12-005 - Changes to Policy and Publications - To Note requirement that landlord must provide acknowledgement that his/her tenants plan to foster in additional locations in policy and forms
  36. RULE 016.15.12-008 - W-9 Requirements Removal; Subsidized Guardianship; Revisions to Section I; Internal Review and Appeals; Assement of Child Maltreatment Reports; Early Intervention and FASD
  37. RULE 016.15.12-009 - Differential Response
  38. RULE 016.15.13-001 - Changes to POLICY II-I: Early Intervention Referrals and Services
  39. RULE 016.15.13-002 - Revision to CPR and First Aid Requirements for Foster and Adoptive Parents
  40. RULE 016.15.13-003 - Clarifications Regarding Initial Denial of Subsidized Guardianship Program
  41. RULE 016.15.13-004 - POLICY VIII-L: SUBSIDIZED GUARDIANSHIP and PROCEDURE VIII-L2: Denial of Subsidized Guardianship Arrangement
  42. RULE 016.15.13-005 - POLICY VI-H: INTERSTATE COMPACT ON THE PLACEMENT OF CHILDREN and Procedure VI-H13: Request for Interstate Compact on the Placement of Children Priority Placement Regulation No. 7
  43. RULE 016.15.13-006 - Appendix 1: Glossary- new and revised definitions per Acts 1006, 1055, 725, and 1208 of 2013
  44. RULE 016.15.13-008 - POLICY IX-B (AND RELATED PROCEDURES): Child Near Fatality and Fatality; POLICY IX-C: Incident Reporting; CFS-307: Child Fatality Disclosure Case Briefing Summary; CFS-329: Child Death Notification
  45. RULE 016.15.13-009 - Child Maltreatment- POLICY XIV-A (and Related Procedures); PROCEDURES IX-A3, IX-A4, IX-A5, IX-A6, IX-A7, XII-A3, XIII-A4, XIII-A5; PUB-52, PUB-357; CACD-223-T1, CACD-223-T3, CACD-224-T1, CACD-224-T3, CACD-240-U1, CACD-240-U2, CACD-284-N; CFS-223-T1, CFS-223-T3, CFS-224-T1, CFS-224-T3, CFS-240-U1, CFS-240-U2, CFS-284-N; POLICY II-E (and Related Procedures); CFS-200, CFS-217; POLICY II-K; CACD-223-T2, CACD-224-T2; CFS-223-T2, CFS-224-T2
  46. RULE 016.15.13-010 - POLICIES II-H - FAMILY IN NEED OF SERVICES; VI-D - INITIAL AND GENERAL HEALTH SERVICES FOR CHILDREN RECEIVING OUT-OF-HOME PLACEMENT SERVICES; VI-G - CASE REVIEW JUDICIAL HEARINGS FOR CHILDREN IN OUT-OF-HOME PLACEMENT; VII-K - CHANGES IN OUT-OF-HOME PLACEMENT; VIII-D - TERMINATION OF PARENTAL RIGHTS; VIII-E - DECISIONS INVOLVING CHILDREN IN DHS CUSTODY WITH PARENTAL RIGHTS TERMINATED; and CFS-495: Notification of Change
  47. RULE 016.15.13-011 - POLICIES III-B - NOTIFICATION OF RELATIVES AND FICTIVE KIN WHEN A CHILD IS TAKEN INTO CUSTODY; VI-A - OUT-OF-HOME PLACEMENT CRITERIA; VI-B - CONSIDERATION OF RELATIVES AND FICTIVE KIN FOR CHILDREN IN FOSTER CARE; VII-A - FOSTER HOME PURPOSE AND ROLES; VII-C - FOSTER HOME ASSESSMENT PROCESS; VIII-G - FOSTER PARENT, PROVISIONAL FOSTER PARENT, AND RELATIVE ADOPTION; VIII-DEVELOPMENT OF ADOPTIVE HOMES; PROCEDURES III-F1, VIII-I1; APPENDIX 8; PUB-22 - Standards of Approval for Foster and Adoptive Homes; PUB-30 - Foster Parent Handbook; Forms CFS-323-B, CFS-341, CFS-475-A, CFS-475- C
  48. RULE 016.15.13-013 - Policy to comply with Title IV-E eligibility requirements of the federal Indian Child Welfare Act
  49. RULE 016.15.13-014 - Interdivisional Staffing and Child Case Review Committee (CCRC) Policy
  50. RULE 016.15.13-016 - Prospective Provisional Placement Referral Procedures
  51. RULE 016.15.14-001 - Changes to Policy I-E: Official Record Keeping & Access to Official Records, and Policy II-C: Differential Response
  52. RULE 016.15.14-003 - Procedure I-D1, CFS-050-A,B,C,D,E
  53. RULE 016.15.14-004 - Procedure XIII-A9 and A10, CFS 328-A, B, C
  54. RULE 016.15.14-007 - Policy II-A, Policy II-B, Policy II-E, Policy IV-A, Policy IV-B, Policy IV-C, Procedure III-A2, Procedure VI-B, Procedure VII-J4, Procedure II-D6, Procedure II-I, Appendix 1, Appendix 4
  55. RULE 016.15.14-008 - Policy II-C
  56. RULE 016.15.14-010 - Policy VIII-L: Subsidized Guardianship
  57. RULE 016.15.15-003 - Policy II-L: Team Decision Making
  58. RULE 016.15.15-004 - Policy VII-G: Revisions to Alternate Care Policy and Procedures
  59. RULE 016.15.15-005 - CFS-007 & PUB-50: Revisions to Transitional Youth Services Program Publication and Form
  60. RULE 016.15.15-006 - Policy VII-J Division Contact with Biological Parents, Legal Custodians, and Legal Guardians Involved in Out-Of-Home Placement Cases
  61. RULE 016.15.15-007 - Updates to Policies and Procedures Regarding Division Contact with Families and Children Involved in Out-of-Home Placement Cases. Policies VI-C and VII-I
  62. RULE 016.15.16-001 - Division policy change regarding when a child is missing from an out-of-hom placement
  63. RULE 016.15.17-001 - Internal Review of Assessment Decisions
  64. RULE 016.15.17-002 - Policy Regarding Child Involved in a Protective Services Case Who is Missing
  65. RULE 016.15.18-001 - Policy IX-C: Child Near Fatalities and Fatalities
  66. RULE 016.15.18-002 - Policy II-D: Investigation of Child Maltreatment Reports
  67. RULE 016.15.19-007 - Subsidized Guardianship
  68. RULE 016.15.19-008 - Referrals on Children Born with and Affected by FASD or PDE
  69. RULE 016.15.19-009 - Permanency Efforts for Children in Foster Care
  70. RULE 016.15.19-010 - Ensuring Child Safety and Confidentiality
  71. RULE 016.15.20-001 - Child Maltreatment Investigation Determination
  72. RULE 016.15.20-002 - Private Licensed Placement Agency Resource Homes
  73. RULE 016.15.20-004 - Adoption Policies and Procedures Updates
  74. RULE 016.15.20-005 - SNAP 6000 Deductions

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