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form 151I, foster parent notification of decision regarding consideration to adopt foster child(ren) (instructions)
The Form 151 shall be given to the Foster Parent(s) at the conclusion of the 150 Permanency staffing to develop permanent placement plans for the child(ren) currently in the home of the foster parents. The case manger shall complete the top part of the Form 151 prior to giving the form to the Foster Parent(s).
At the time the Form 151 is given to the Foster Parent(s) it shall be clearly explained that the form must be returned to the agency within seven (7) calendar days of the date of the 150 Permanency staffing. The ending date of the seven days shall be recorded on the Form 151. The worker shall make it clear to the Foster Parent(s) that the time limit is necessary to expedite the permanent placement plans for the child(ren).
The Foster Parent(s) shall check and/or complete the applicable statement(s) on the Form 151, sign and date the form and return it to the agency. The worker shall record the date received and sign the form.
The original copy shall be placed in the child(ren)'s file and included in the child’s original Life History. A copy shall be forwarded to the family’s agency for their file.
FORM 151 IS NOT TO BE USED IN CASES WHERE A NON - SPECIAL NEEDS INFANT IS PLACED IN A FOSTER HOME ON THE BASIS OF A VOLUNTARY SURRENDER OF PARENTAL RIGHTS FOR THE PURPOSE OF ADOPTION
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rev. (november 2010)