10a NCAC 27g .6603       PLACEMENT CARE AGREEMENT

(a)  The area program shall negotiate a placement care agreement with the specialized foster care parents on behalf of each individual for whom the area program contracts for specialized foster care services.

(b)  The agreement shall include provisions related to the following:

(1)           commitment by the foster parents to participate in needed treatment programs related to the foster placement;

(2)           commitment from the foster parents to participate with area program staff in the development and implementation of individualized treatment or goal plans;

(3)           commitment by the foster parents to receive consultation and technical assistance from the area program; and

(4)           commitment by the foster parents that any decision to terminate services shall be negotiated among the foster parents, the area program and county Department of Social Services consistent with the termination clause of the agreement.

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 122C‑51; 143B‑147;

Eff. May 1, 1996.