N.J. Admin. Code § 10:15-2.3 - CP and P responsibilities

Current through Register Vol. 54, No. 7, April 4, 2022

(a) The coordination of the CP & P Area Office/Adoption Resource Center need for child care services with individual child care agencies and in-home care providers is the responsibility of staff designated by the CP & P Area Office Managers as the Child Care Liaisons (CCLs). An alternate liaison should be designated to back up the regular liaison.
(b) Unless the CP & P Area Office Manager has assigned some of these responsibilities to other individuals, the responsibilities of the CCL include:
1. Establishing and maintaining open lines of communication and a good working relationship between the CP & P Area Office, individual contracted child care agencies, and the CCR & R, including procedure for problem resolution;
2. Assisting in clarifying child care-related policies and procedures to the CP & P staff, the CCR & R and contracted child care center staff and implement the CP & P Area Office procedures for referral and admission;
3. Determining or ruling out the availability of a child care placement in other publicly or privately funded programs that are reasonably accessible to the family;
4. Notifying a child care agency or the CCR & R within five working days of any change in child care status, including case transfers to other CP & P Area Offices, changes in the child's placement, changes in assessed co-payments, discontinuance of child care service, and termination of the CP & P case;
5. Maintaining accurate records for both the CP & P Area Office and child care agency (that is, referral and placement of eligible CPS children and tracking of vacant contracted child care spaces held for the CP & P Area Office use, as notified by each child care agency);
6. Reconciling Priority 1 children as defined at N.J.A.C. 10:15-6.3(a)1 identified as receiving child care services on the CP & P client information system with information with Priority 1 children listed on the latest monthly CP & P/CPS voucher payment report from the CCR & R;
7. Assisting the CP & P Case Managers by reviewing application forms and supporting documentation to ensure proper completion prior to submittal to the child care agency or CCR & R;
8. Facilitating the CP & P Area Office child care referrals, placements, and intake of clients referred from a child care agency or the CCR & R, including prioritizing applications, certifying and processing the required paperwork, and, if necessary, obtaining missing required paperwork or supporting documentation (that is, employment/school/training program status or income verification); and
9. Coordinating with other liaisons from other CP & P Area Offices, respond to child care issues and participate in regularly scheduled child care meetings, as required.

Notes

N.J. Admin. Code § 10:15-2.3
Amended by R.2009 d.18, effective 1/5/2009.
See: 40 N.J.R. 2637(b), 41 N.J.R. 226(b).
Substituted "Area" for "Field" and "CCR & R" for "UCCA" throughout; in (a), substituted the first occurrence of "Area" for "District"; and in (b)8, substituted a comma for a semicolon following "necessary".
Notice of readoption with technical changes.
See: 48 N.J.R. 2807(a).
Section was "DYFS responsibilities".

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