Okla. Admin. Code § 340:75-19-20 - Special procedures for placement of the Indian child in Oklahoma Department of Human Services (DHS) custody in a tribal-certified foster home or residential placement
Current through Register Vol. 39, No. 2, October 1, 2021
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340:75-19-20. Special procedures for placement of the Indian child in Oklahoma Department of Human Services (DHS) custody in a tribal-certified foster home or residential placement
(a) Placement of the Indian child in DHS custody in tribal-certified foster home. The Indian child in DHS custody may be placed in a tribal-certified foster home with permission of the applicable tribal child welfare program.
(b) Placement of the Indian child in DHS custody in residential placement. Section 1915 of Title 25 of the United States Code provides as a last placement preference for the Indian child in foster care or pre-adoptive placement who is in DHS custody, placement in an institution for children approved by an Indian tribe or operated by an Indian organization that has a program suitable to meet the Indian child's needs.
[Source: Added at 19 Ok Reg 2209, eff 6-27-02; Amended at 30 Ok Reg 839, eff 7-1-13; Amended at 33 Ok Reg 1635, eff 9-15-16]