Chapter 75. Child Welfare Services  


Subchapter 1. General Provisions of Child Welfare Services
Part 1. SCOPE AND APPLICABILITY
Part 2. FAMILY PRESERVATION SERVICES [revoked]
Part 3. CHILD WELFARE CONFIDENTIALITY
Part 5. DCYFS PLACEMENT SECTION [revoked]
Part 7. INTERSTATE COMPACT ON THE PLACEMENT OF CHILDREN
Part 9. RULES REGARDING HUMAN IMMUNODEFICIENCY VIRUS (HIV)
Part 10. OKLAHOMA CHILDREN'S SERVICES
Part 11. COMPREHENSIVE HOME-BASED SERVICES (CHBS) [revoked]
Part 12. INDEPENDENT LIVING [revoked]
Part 13. WORKING WITH INDIAN CHILDREN [revoked]
Part 15. CHILD WELFARE SPECIALIST TRAINING
Subchapter 3. Child Protective Services
Part 1. PURPOSE, DEFINITIONS, AND CHILD ABUSE AND NEGLECT HOTLINE PROTOCOL
Part 2. INVESTIGATIVE PROTOCOLS
Part 3. CHILD SAFETY EVALUATION CRITERIA AND PROCEDURE
Part 4. SPECIALIZED INVESTIGATIVE PROTOCOLS, CHILD DEATH OR NEAR-DEATH REPORTING PROTOCOLS
Part 5. INVESTIGATIVE FINDINGS AND APPEALS
Subchapter 4. Family-Centered and Community Services
Part 1. FAMILY-CENTERED SERVICES
Part 3. FAMILY FOCUS [revoked]
Part 9. SOONERSTART EARLY INTERVENTION PROGRAM [revoked]
Subchapter 5. Treatment Services [revoked]
Part 1. GENERAL PROVISIONS [revoked]
Part 3. PROGRAM OVERVIEW [revoked]
Part 5. TREATMENT PLANNING [revoked]
Part 7. CASE PLANS, CASE MANAGEMENT AND CHILD WELFARE SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES [revoked]
Part 9. MATERNITY SERVICES [revoked]
Subchapter 6. Permanency Planning
Part 1. GENERAL PROVISIONS
Part 3. PROGRAM OVERVIEW [revoked]
Part 5. PERMANENCY PLANNING SERVICES
Part 7. FAMILY AND CHILD INDIVIDUALIZED SERVICE PLANNING COMPONENTS
Part 8. CHILD WELFARE SPECIALIST ROLE
Part 9. MATERNITY SERVICES [revoked]
Part 11. PERMANENCY PLANNING AND PLACEMENT SERVICES
Part 13. SUCCESSFUL ADULTHOOD
Subchapter 7. Foster Home Care
Part 1. GENERAL PROVISIONS
Part 2. DEVELOPMENT OF RESOURCE FAMILIES
Part 3. PARTNERSHIPS IN PARENTING [revoked]
Part 4. ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Part 5. ELIGIBILITY AND PAYMENTS
Part 6. RESOURCE HOME SUPPORT SERVICES
Part 7. FOSTER FAMILY CARE PLACEMENTS, ROLES, RESPONSIBILITIES AND SERVICES [revoked]
Part 8. RESOURCE HOME CONTINUOUS QUALITY ASSESSMENT
Part 9. SERVICES TO FOSTER PARENTS [revoked]
Part 10. KINSHIP CARE [revoked]
Part 11. APPLICATION AND ELIGIBILITY TO PROVIDE FOSTER FAMILY CARE [revoked]
Part 13. ANNUAL ASSESMENT OF A FOSTER HOME [revoked]
Part 15. TRIBAL FOSTER CARE [revoked]
Part 17. PERMANENCY PLANNING FOR CHILDREN IN DHS CUSTODY [revoked]
Part 19. SPECIALIZED FOSTER CARE (SFC)/DDSD THROUGH DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES SERVICES DIVISION (DDSD) [revoked]
Part 20. KINSHIP CARE [revoked]
Part 21. EMERGENCY AND SPECIALIZED FOSTER CARE PROGRAMS [revoked]
Part 23. GUIDELINES FOR WORKING WITH EFC CONTRACTORS [revoked]
Part 25. EMERGENCY FOSTER CARE PROGRAM [revoked]
Part 27. OKLAHOMA DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES (DHS) RESOURCE FAMILY PARTNER (RFP) FOSTER CARE PROGRAM
Part 28. FOSTER PARENT HELPLINE, MEDIATION, AND REPORTS ABOUT THE OKLAHOMA DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES (DHS) OR CHILD-PLACING AGENCY EMPLOYEES
Subchapter 8. Therapeutic Foster Care and Developmental Disabilities Services
Part 1. THERAPEUTIC FOSTER CARE
Part 3. DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES SERVICES FOR CHILDREN IN CUSTODY
Subchapter 9. Reports of Abuse and Neglect in Out-of-Home Care [revoked]
SECTION 340:75-9-1. Responsibility of Child Welfare [revoked]
SECTION 340:75-9-2. Responsibility of the Office of Client Advocacy [revoked]
SECTION 340:75-9-3. Alleged medical neglect of handicapped infants [revoked]
SECTION 340:75-9-4. Evaluating suspected abuse/neglect of a child in a foster or adoptive home [revoked]
SECTION 340:75-9-5. Protocol for investigating reports of abuse in day care centers/homes [revoked]
Subchapter 10. Emergency Shelter Care
SECTION 340:75-10-1. Mission statement [revoked]
SECTION 340:75-10-2. Admissions/discharges [revoked]
SECTION 340:75-10-3. Child Welfare worker role/responsibilities [revoked]
SECTION 340:75-10-4. Family involvement [revoked]
SECTION 340:75-10-5. Movement of children from shelter care [revoked]
SECTION 340:75-10-6. Shelter social worker roles/responsibilities [revoked]
SECTION 340:75-10-7. Leaves without permission [revoked]
SECTION 340:75-10-8. Purpose and authority
SECTION 340:75-10-8.1. General requirements
SECTION 340:75-10-8.2. Medical services in Oklahoma Department of Human Service (OKDHS) managed and operated shelters
SECTION 340:75-10-8.3. Care and supervision of shelter residents
SECTION 340:75-10-8.4. Runaway or abducted children in Oklahoma Department of Human Services (OKDHS) managed and operated shelters
SECTION 340:75-10-9. Admissions and discharges [revoked]
SECTION 340:75-10-10. Child Welfare (CW) worker role [revoked]
SECTION 340:75-10-11. DHS operated shelter social worker role [revoked]
SECTION 340:75-10-12. Leaves without permission in DHS operated shelters [revoked]
SECTION 340:75-10-13. Direct Care Specialist's (DCS) role in DHS operated shelters [revoked]
SECTION 340:75-10-14. Training for DHS operated shelter staff [revoked]
SECTION 340:75-10-15. Use of physical force in DHS operated shelters [revoked]
SECTION 340:75-10-16. Emergency plans in DHS operated shelters [revoked]
SECTION 340:75-10-17. Resident grievances in DHS operated shelters [revoked]
SECTION 340:75-10-18. Mistreatment of shelter residents [revoked]
SECTION 340:75-10-19. Medical services in DHS operated shelters [revoked]
SECTION 340:75-10-20. Shelter volunteers in DHS operated shelters [revoked]
Subchapter 11. Child Welfare Community-Based Residential Care
Part 1. GENERAL PROVISIONS [revoked]
Part 2. RESIDENTIAL DIAGNOSTIC AND EVALUATION FACILITY [revoked]
Part 3. SPECIALIZED COMMUNITY HOMES [revoked]
Part 5. COMMUNITY-BASED CONTRACT RESIDENTIAL CARE [revoked]
Part 7. CHILD WELFARE OPERATED GROUP HOMES [revoked]
Part 9. THERAPEUTIC FOSTER CARE SERVICES [revoked]
Part 11. FAMILY REUNIFICATION/COMMUNITY REINTEGRATION SERVICES [revoked]
Part 13. SPECIALIZED COMMUNITY HOME STANDARDS AND HOME STUDY GUIDELINES [revoked]
Part 15. COMMUNITY-BASED RESIDENTIAL CARE CONTRACT PROGRAM DESCRIPTIONS [revoked]
Part 17. CONTRACTED COMMUNITY-BASED RESIDENTIAL CARE PROVIDERS
Part 19. RESIDENTIAL DIAGNOSTIC AND EVALUATION SERVICES [revoked]
Part 21. RESIDENTIAL INTENSIVE TREATMENT SERVICES
Part 22. SUBSTANCE USE OR ABUSE TREATMENT CENTERS
Part 23. SPECIALIZED COMMUNITY HOMES
Part 25. NON-FUNDED AND FUNDED CONTRACTED LEVEL B PLACEMENTS
Part 27. RESIDENTIAL MATERNITY SERVICES
Part 29. CONTRACTED LEVEL C PLACEMENTS
Part 31. CONTRACTED LEVEL D PLACEMENTS
Part 33. CONTRACTED LEVEL D PLUS AND LEVEL E PLACEMENTS
Part 35. CONTRACTED LEVEL E PLACEMENTS [revoked]
Subchapter 12. OKDHS Operated Group Homes
SECTION 340:75-12-1. General description
SECTION 340:75-12-2. Legal base
SECTION 340:75-12-3. Medical services
SECTION 340:75-12-4. Preparation for adult life
SECTION 340:75-12-5. Behavior management of residents
SECTION 340:75-12-6. Searches
SECTION 340:75-12-7. Resident rights
SECTION 340:75-12-8. Resident mail and phone communication
SECTION 340:75-12-9. Resident funds
SECTION 340:75-12-10. Education and employment
SECTION 340:75-12-11. Absent without leave
SECTION 340:75-12-12. Use of physical force
SECTION 340:75-12-13. Maltreatment of group home residents
SECTION 340:75-12-14. Resident grievances
SECTION 340:75-12-15. Emergency plans
SECTION 340:75-12-16. Discharge
Subchapter 13. Other Child Welfare Services and Medical Services for Children in Out-of-Home Care
Part 1. ELIGIBILITY FOR SUBSTITUTE CARE SERVICES AND CLAIMS FOR PAYMENT
Part 2. TITLE IV-E ELIGIBILITY AND REIMBURSABILITY
Part 3. INCOME AND RESOURCES OF THE CHILD
Part 5. CLOTHING PURCHASES
Part 7. MEDICAL SERVICES
Part 9. INDEPENDENT LIVING [revoked]
Subchapter 15. Adoptions
Part 1. GENERAL PROVISIONS [revoked]
Part 2. ADOPTION SERVICES PROGRAM LEGAL AUTHORITY AND SCOPE
Part 3. APPLICATION PROCESS [revoked]
Part 4. PLANNING AND PREPARATION OF CHILDREN FOR ADOPTION [revoked]
Part 5. TEAM TRAINING FOR EDUCATION AND RECRUITMENT [revoked]
Part 6. ADOPTION PROCESS
Part 7. CASE ACTIONS [revoked]
Part 8. ADOPTIVE PLACEMENT PROCESS
Part 9. SELECTION, PLACEMENT AND ADOPTION [revoked]
Part 10. FAMILY ASSESSMENT AND PREPARATION PROCESS
Part 11. SERVICES, SELECTION AND PLACEMENT OF CHILDREN FOR ADOPTION [revoked]
Part 12. ADOPTION PLACEMENT SERVICES
Part 13. INTERSTATE PLACEMENTS [revoked]
Part 14. POST-ADOPTION SERVICES
Part 15. INDEPENDENT ADOPTION [revoked]
Subchapter 16. Behavioral Health Treatment Services
Part 1. INPATIENT BEHAVIORAL HEALTH TREATMENT SERVICES
Part 3. OUTPATIENT BEHAVIORAL HEALTH CARE SERVICES
Subchapter 17. Child Welfare Standards and Guidelines [revoked]
Part 1. STANDARDS FOR FOSTER HOMES [revoked]
Part 3. SUPPLEMENTAL TO GUIDELINES FOR FOSTER HOMES ASSESSMENT [revoked]
Part 4. STANDARDS FOR KINSHIP CARE [revoked]
Part 5. GUIDELINES FOR STUDY UTILIZING SELF STUDY FORMS [revoked]
Part 6. GUIDELINES FOR STUDY UTILIZING SELF STUDY FORMS [revoked]
Part 7. STANDARDS FOR EMERGENCY FOSTER HOMES [revoked]
Part 9. GUIDELINES FOR ADOPTIVE HOME STUDY [revoked]
Subchapter 18. Continuous Quality Improvement
SECTION 340:75-18-1. Purpose of Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI)
SECTION 340:75-18-2. Definitions
SECTION 340:75-18-3. Independent safeguards [revoked]
SECTION 340:75-18-4. Information management [revoked]
SECTION 340:75-18-5. Assessing and responding to opinions regarding services [revoked]
SECTION 340:75-18-6. Independent assessment of Oklahoma Children Services (OCS) [revoked]
SECTION 340:75-18-7. Minimizing use of restrictive procedures [revoked]
SECTION 340:75-18-8. Assessing and ensuring contractor compliance with rules [revoked]
SECTION 340:75-18-9. Administrative inquiry [revoked]
SECTION 340:75-18-10. Child and Family Services Review [revoked]
SECTION 340:75-18-11. Immediate notice of risk [revoked]
SECTION 340:75-18-12. Prohibition of retaliation [revoked]
SECTION 340:75-18-13. Implementation of service review activities [revoked]
SECTION 340:75-18-14. Provider agency fiscal controls [revoked]
SECTION 340:75-18-15. Agency cooperation in assessments [revoked]
Subchapter 19. Working with Indian Children
SECTION 340:75-19-1. Child Welfare Services Tribal Program purpose and designation as review location for child's tribe or Secretary of the Interior
SECTION 340:75-19-2. Legal authority and applicability of the Federal and State Indian Child Welfare Acts (ICWA) to child custody proceedings
SECTION 340:75-19-3. Definitions
SECTION 340:75-19-4. Applicability of the Acts to child custody proceedings [revoked]
SECTION 340:75-19-5. Tribal and state court jurisdiction
SECTION 340:75-19-6. Tribal intervention in state court proceedings and tribal inspection of Oklahoma Department of Human Services (DHS) records without a court order
SECTION 340:75-19-7. Transfer of proceeding to tribal court
SECTION 340:75-19-8. Identification of an Indian child
SECTION 340:75-19-9. Child Protective Services reports of abuse or neglect regarding the Indian child
SECTION 340:75-19-10. Emergency removal of the Indian child
SECTION 340:75-19-11. Notice of Indian child custody proceedings
SECTION 340:75-19-12. Adjudication of an Indian child
SECTION 340:75-19-13. Qualified expert witness testimony in the case requiring Indian Child Welfare Act compliance
SECTION 340:75-19-14. Placement preferences for the Indian child
SECTION 340:75-19-15. Documentation of efforts to comply with placement preferences [revoked]
SECTION 340:75-19-16. Review of records by the child's tribe or Secretary of the Interior [revoked]
SECTION 340:75-19-17. Release of agency records to tribes without a court order [revoked]
SECTION 340:75-19-18. Permanency planning for Indian children
SECTION 340:75-19-19. Termination of parental rights to the Indian child
SECTION 340:75-19-20. Special procedures for placement of the Indian child in Oklahoma Department of Human Services (DHS) custody in a tribal-certified foster home or residential placement
SECTION 340:75-19-21. Reports of abuse or neglect of the child in Oklahoma Department of Human Services (OKDHS) or tribal custody placed in tribal foster resource care
SECTION 340:75-19-22. Tribal residential placements for children in OKDHS custody [revoked]
SECTION 340:75-19-23. Adoptive placement of the Indian child
SECTION 340:75-19-24. Voluntary consent to adoption by the Indian parent or custodian
SECTION 340:75-19-25. Records of adoption
SECTION 340:75-19-26. Foster care maintenance payment for the child in tribal custody
SECTION 340:75-19-26.1. Therapeutic foster care (TFC) for the child in tribal custody
SECTION 340:75-19-27. Clothing vouchers for tribal custody children [revoked]
SECTION 340:75-19-28. Difficulty of care payments for the child in tribal custody
SECTION 340:75-19-29. Voluntary foster care for the child in tribal custody younger than 18 years of age
SECTION 340:75-19-30. Voluntary foster care for the youth in tribal custody after 18 years of age
SECTION 340:75-19-31. Independent living services for youth in tribal or Okalhoma Department of Human Services custody
SECTION 340:75-19-32. Agreements for foster care
SECTION 340:75-19-33. Role of Oklahoma Department of Human Services (DHS) tribal program staff
Appendix A. Release of Information Regarding Juveniles [revoked]
Appendix B. Foster/Adoptive Home Assessment Medical Examination Report [revoked]
Appendix C. Foster/Adoption Home Assessment Application [revoked]
Appendix D. Centralized Paternity Registry [revoked]
Appendix E. Adoptive Affidavit - Legal Risk Child [revoked]
Appendix F. Adoptive Affidavit - Legally Free Child [revoked]
Appendix G. Family Health History [revoked]
Appendix H. Foster/Adoptive Home Assesment [revoked]
Appendix I. Family/Parent Questionnaire [revoked]
Appendix J. Child's Questionnaire [revoked]
Appendix K. Information Regarding Child Being Placed [revoked]
Appendix L. Authorization from Parent or Guardian for Foster Family Home Placement and Medical Care of Child [revoked]
Appendix M. Claim for Foster and Adoptive Home Care [revoked]
Appendix N. Foster Home Application [revoked]
Appendix O. Foster Home Applicant - Physical Examination Report [revoked]
Appendix P. Family Case Plan [revoked]
Appendix Q. Agreement Regarding Foster Home Care/Community Based Residential Care [revoked]
Appendix R. Fair Hearing Notice [revoked]
Appendix S. Notification of Right to Fair Hearing [revoked]
Appendix T. Notice to Foster Parents/Applicants [revoked]
Appendix U. Application for Placement Change Hearing [revoked]
Appendix V. Withdrawal of Application for Placement Change Hearing [revoked]
Appendix W. [Reserved]
Appendix X. Family Strengths and Needs Assessment [revoked]
Appendix Y. Preventive Services Grid [revoked]
Appendix Z. Voluntary Services Notification of Right to Fair Hearing [revoked]
Appendix AA. Relative Preliminary Placement Agreement [revoked]
Appendix BB. Report to the District Attorney [revoked]
Appendix CC. Indian Child Welfare Program Referral [revoked]
Appendix DD. Letter to Verify Tribal Membership of Foster and Adoptive Applicants [revoked]
Appendix EE. Letter to Verify Tribal Membership or Eligibility and Extended Family [revoked]
Appendix FF. Out-Of-County/State Travel and Medical Authorization [revoked]
Appendix GG. Corrective Action Plan [revoked]
Appendix HH. Notification to Law Enforcement Agency of Child Abuse/Neglect Report [revoked]
Appendix II. Child Needs Information List [revoked]
Appendix JJ. Foster/Adoptive Home Assesment Reference Letter [revoked]
Appendix KK. Foster/Adoptive Home Assesment Reference Letter for Mental Health Professionals [revoked]
Appendix LL. [Reserved]
Appendix MM. Completed Adoptive Home Assesment [revoked]
Appendix NN. Adoption Subsidy Application [revoked]
Appendix OO. Adoption Subsidy Annual Reevaluation [revoked]
Appendix PP. Medicaid Eligibility Determination on Adoption Subsidy Cases [revoked]
Appendix QQ. Adoption Subsidy Contract Agreement [revoked]
Appendix RR. Affidavit of Information Disclosure for Adoption [revoked]
Appendix SS. Guideline for Adoptive Home Assesment [revoked]
Appendix TT. Guidelines for Foster Parent Adoptive Home Assesment [revoked]
Appendix UU. Purpose of Guidelines for Independent, Relative and ICPC Adoptive Home Assesment [revoked]
Appendix VV. Guidelines for Adoptive Home Annual Evaluation [revoked]
Appendix WW. Out-of-State Placement Affidavit of a Custody Child [revoked]
Appendix XX. Affidavit of Adoption Disruption [revoked]

Note


[Authority: Titles IV-B, IV-E and XX of Federal Social Security Act; Adoption Assistance and Child Welfare Act of 1980, P.L. 96-272; Federal Indian Child Welfare Act; 20 U.S.C. 1400-1461; 25 U.S.C. 1901 et seq.; 42 U.S.C.; 45 CFR Parts 80, 84, 98, 99, 1355, 1356, and 1357; P.L. 103-382, Multiethnic Placement Act of 1994 (MEPA), as amended by P.L. 104-188, Interethnic Adoption Provisions of 1996 (IEP); P.L. 104-193, State Plans for Medical Assistance; P.L. 110-351, Fostering Connections to Success and Increasing Adoptions Act of 2008; 10 O.S., 10A O.S.; 21 O.S., §§ 845 et seq.; 22 O.S., § 320; 43A O.S., § 5-511; 56 O.S., § 162 and 192; 57 O.S., § 590; 70 O.S., §§ 1-1-1 et seq.]
[Source: Codified 12-31-91]