OAR 411-317-0000 includes general definitions for words and
terms frequently used in OAR chapter 411, division 305. In addition to the
definitions in OAR 411-317-0000, the following definitions apply specifically
to the rules in OAR chapter 411, division 305. If the same word or term is
defined differently in OAR 411-317-0000, the definition in this rule applies.
(1) "CDDP" means "Community
Developmental Disabilities Program".
"Child and Family-Centered Planning":
Means a timely process, formal or
informal, that includes persons chosen by the child (as age appropriate) and
the parent or legal representative to ensure informed choices and decisions
made for supports and services are consistent with
The process includes gathering and
organizing information to reflect what is important to and for the child and
the family and to help:
(A) Determine and
describe choices about the goals, desired outcomes, activities, providers,
service settings, risks, and preferences of the child;
(B) Design strategies and networks of support
to achieve goals and desired outcomes using the strengths, relationships, and
resources of the child and family; and
(C) Identify, use, and strengthen naturally
occurring opportunities for support at home and in the community.
(c) The methods for gathering
information vary, but all are consistent with the cultural considerations,
needs, and preferences of the child and the family.
Means a unit of two or more people that
includes at least one child, found to be eligible for developmental
disabilities services, where the primary caregiver is a family member as
defined in OAR 411-317-0000
The term "family" is defined as described above for the following purposes:
(A) Determining the eligibility of a child
for enrollment into family support services as a resident in the family home.
(B) Identifying people who may
apply, plan, and arrange for individual services.
(C) Determining who may receive family
(4) "Family Home" means the residence for a
child that is not contracted with the Department to provide services such as a
certified foster home, a licensed residential care facility, assisted living
facility, or nursing facility, or any other licensed or certified residential
setting. A child who is placed in a certified foster home does not qualify for
family support services.
"Family Support Funds" mean the public funds contracted by the Department to
the CDDP to assist families with the purchase of supports and services for
children enrolled in the family support program, according to the assessed
needs of the child and their Annual Plan.
(6) "Family Support Services" means
individualized planning and coordination of available supports and services
provided to children and their families. Services, supports, and other
assistance are built on the principles of family support and child and
"Family Support Policy Oversight Group" means a group appointed by the CDDP to
provide consumer-based leadership and advice regarding family support issues
such as development of policy, evaluation of services, and use of resources.
The Family Support Policy Oversight Group may be a subgroup of an advisory body
that has a broader scope or it may be a separate body with a specific focus on
family support services.
means "Individual Support Plan".
(9) "ODDS" means the "Office of Developmental
"These Rules" mean the rules in OAR chapter 411, division 305.