N.J. Admin. Code § 3A:14-1.1 - Purpose

(a) The purpose of this chapter is to state:
1. The definitions of certain words and terms used in this chapter and N.J.A.C. 3A:51, 3A:15, and 3A:17;
2. The Division's non-discrimination policy regarding resource parent applicants, resource parents, and children in placement;
3. When and how services to children in placement may be limited;
4. The circumstances under which a Department employee, household member, or relative can become a resource parent;
5. The Division's responsibilities for completing the home study process;
6. The Division's and contract agencies' responsibilities to the resource parent;
7. When a resource parent applicant can be reimbursed for a physical examination and other expenses incurred related to becoming a licensed resource parent;
8. How the Division approves and pays for child care when the resource parent is working; and
9. The Division's pre-service training program.
(b) The purpose of this chapter, N.J.A.C. 3A:51, 3A:15, and 3A:17 does not:
1. Create an employer/employee relationship between the Division and a licensed resource parent; or
2. Create any right to be a resource parent, apart from that which may exist under statute or case law.


N.J. Admin. Code § 3A:14-1.1
Recodified from N.J.A.C. 10:122B-1.2 and amended by R.2003 d.254, effective 7/7/2003.
See: 35 N.J.R. 516(a), 35 N.J.R. 2922(a).
Rewrote the section. Former N.J.A.C. 10:122B-1.1, Authority, repealed.
Amended by R.2009 d.4, effective 1/5/2009.
See: 40 N.J.R. 3924(a), 41 N.J.R. 247(a).
Substituted "resource" for "foster" preceding "parent" throughout; in (a)1, substituted "definitions" for "definition", inserted "10:122C," and inserted a comma following "10:122D"; in (a)2 and (a)3, deleted "foster" preceding "children", and inserted "in placement"; in (a)2, substituted "resource" for "foster" preceding "parents"; in (a)4, substituted "Department" for "Division"; and in the introductory paragraph of (b), inserted "this chapter," and deleted "10:122B," following "N.J.A.C.".

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