Utah Admin. Code R512-310-4 - Requirements for Decision Making

Current through Bulletin 2022-07, April 1, 2022

(1) A caregiver shall use a reasonable and prudent parent standard in determining whether to permit a child to participate in an activity.
(2) A caregiver shall consider:
(a) the child's age, maturity, and developmental level to maintain the overall health and safety of the child;
(b) potential risk factors and the appropriateness of the activity;
(c) the best interest of the child based on the caregiver's knowledge of the child;
(d) the importance of encouraging the child's emotional and developmental growth;
(e) the importance of providing the child with the most family-like living experience possible; and
(f) the behavioral history of the child and the child's ability to safely participate in the proposed activity.
(3) Child and family team meetings may be convened at any point to discuss whether the caregiver has used the reasonable and prudent parent standard to determine what activities a child may participate in or if the child feels they are being denied the ability to participate in a normalizing activity.


Utah Admin. Code R512-310-4
Adopted by Utah State Bulletin Number 2014-21, effective 10/8/2014 Amended by Utah State Bulletin Number 2016-3, effective 1/7/2016 Amended by Utah State Bulletin Number 2022-07, effective 3/11/2022

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