10a NCAC 27g .6601      SCOPE

Specialized foster care is a support service provided cooperatively by the area program and the local department of social services or other licensed child care agency for individuals with developmental disability or mental illness who are in the custody of or whose parents have entered into a boarding home agreement with the local Department of Social Services or other licensed child care agency.  Individuals up to 21 years of age may be served if they are involved in an ongoing educational program provided by the public school system or an adult day service provided by an adult developmental activity program or community college system.  Support activities include funding, monitoring and evaluation, program coordination, parent training, development and implementation of individual treatment or goal plans, and consultation and technical assistance.  These services shall be designed to serve those individuals in whose behalf area program funds are directed to foster parents in exchange for the provision of individualized prescriptive programming.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 131D, Article 1A; 143B‑147; 143B‑153;

Eff. May 1, 1996.