The evaluation required by subsection 6 of NRS 432B.180
(1) Audits of each agency which provides child welfare services.
(2) An assurance that each agency which provides child welfare services is complying with this chapter, chapter 432B of NRS, any other applicable state and federal law, and any written agreements entered into with the Division or the Department of Health and Human Services.
Be conducted by audit teams composed of:
(1) Representatives from the Division;
(2) A representative of the agency being reviewed; and
(3) A representative from a related discipline, including, without limitation, law enforcement, mental health, a medical program or a school district.
2. Each audit team described in subsection 1 shall provide a written evaluation of the audit to the agency which provides child welfare services being audited.
3. Within 30 days after the completion of an audit performed pursuant to subsection 1, the Division will issue a written notice to the agency which provides child welfare services if the Division determines as a result of the audit that the agency is not in compliance with the provisions of this chapter, chapter 432B of NRS, any applicable state or federal law, or any written agreements entered into with the Division or the Department of Health and Human Services. The notice must set forth the nature of the noncompliance.
4. Within 30 days after receipt of a notice issued pursuant to subsection 3, the agency which provides child welfare services shall submit to the Division a plan of action for the areas of noncompliance. The agency may use the services of a consultant to carry out the plan of action. Upon request by an agency which provides child welfare services, the Division will provide to the agency assistance relating to carrying out its plan of action.
5. Each audit team shall reevaluate the areas of noncompliance within 4 to 6 months after the completion of the audit. Within 6 months after completion of the audit, the agency which provides child welfare services shall complete the plan of action or demonstrate that it has made significant progress, as determined by the Division, towards completing the plan of action. If the Division determines that the agency has demonstrated that it has made significant progress towards completing the plan of action, the Division may grant the agency an additional 3 months to complete the plan.
6. The Division may, pursuant to subsection 6 of NRS 432B.180, withhold money from an agency which provides child welfare services based upon the failure of the agency to complete the plan of action within the period set forth in subsection 5. As used in this subsection, "period set forth in subsection 5" includes any additional time to complete the plan granted to the agency by the Division pursuant to subsection 5.
Nev. Admin. Code § 432B.030
Welfare Div., Standards for Child Protective Services part Art. VI, eff. 9-11-87-NAC A by Div. of Child & Fam. Services by R045-02, 7-23-2002