Nev. Admin. Code § 432B.185 - Assessments of safety of child required

The agency which provides child welfare services shall assess the safety of a child who is the subject of a report made pursuant to NRS 432B.220 or an investigation initiated pursuant to NRS 432B.260 at each phase of intervention in which child welfare services are provided. Those phases include, without limitation:

1. The initial intake for protective services performed by the agency;
2. The initial face-to-face contact with the child;
3. Any time the agency is considering removal of the child from the custody of his parents;
4. Before any unsupervised visitations between the child and his parents;
5. Before returning the child to the custody of his parents;
6. Any time a significant event or change occurs that affects the household of a parent of the child or a foster parent or other provider of substitute care for the child, including, without limitation, a birth, marriage, death or major illness;
7. Before each court review conducted by a court pursuant to NRS 432B.580 or 432B.590;
8. Any time, as determined by the agency, there is an indication that the safety of the child may be jeopardized;
9. After reunification of the family of the child; and
10. The closure of a case for the provision of child welfare services to a child.


Nev. Admin. Code § 432B.185
Added to NAC by Div. of Child & Fam. Services by R045-02, eff. 7-23-2002

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