Or. Admin. R. 419-490-0150 - Therapeutic Boarding Schools: Referral and Initial Evaluation of Children in Care

(1) Referral. A therapeutic boarding school must have and follow a policy that addresses the process by which children in care are referred to the therapeutic boarding school. The policy must include all of the following:
(a) From whom referrals are accepted.
(b) On what basis children in care are accepted by the therapeutic boarding school.
(c) How information necessary to provide for the safety and care of children in care will be provided to the appropriate care staff.
(2) Initial evaluation. A therapeutic boarding school must evaluate each prospective child in care referred to the therapeutic boarding school. In conducting the evaluation, the therapeutic boarding school must:
(a) Request and review all available reports of the child in care's past and present behavior, educational status, and physical and mental health.
(b) Make a preliminary determination whether the prospective child in care has disorders, disabilities, or deficits due to mental, emotional, behavioral, or physical problems for which care, supervision, training, rehabilitation, or treatment is needed to reduce a problem, maintain present level of functioning, or clarify the ongoing placement or service needs of the child in care.
(c) Arrange for ongoing therapeutic services appropriate for the child in care's specific needs and provide regular reports to the parents or legal guardians regarding the child in care's progress.
(3) A therapeutic boarding school must be prepared to provide to a parent or legal guardian of a referred student suggestions for obtaining resources in the event the child in care is not accepted by the therapeutic boarding school.

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Or. Admin. R. 419-490-0150
CWP 34-2008, f. & cert. ef. 10-17-08; CWP 12-2016(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 7-1-16 thru 12-27-16; CWP 22-2016, f. & cert. ef. 12-1-16; CWP 45-2020, minor correction filed 01/14/2020, effective 01/14/2020; Renumbered from 413-215-0671 by CWP 26-2022, filed 11/28/2022, effective 12/1/2022

Statutory/Other Authority: ORS 409.050, ORS 418.005 & ORS 418.327

Statutes/Other Implemented: ORS 418.327, ORS 409.010 & ORS 418.005

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