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H.  Case Management:

Article V (a): . . . The sending agency shall continue to have financial responsibility for support and maintenance of the child during the period of placement. . . (b) When the sending agency is a public agency, it may enter into an agreement with an authorized public agency or private agency in the receiving state providing for performance of one or more services in respect of such case by the latter as an agent for the sending agency. . .” ICPC Regulation #11 2(d):   Supervision means monitoring of the child and the child’s living situation by the receiving state after a child has been placed in a receiving state pursuant to an approved placement under Article III (d) of the ICPC or pursuant to a child’s relocation to a receiving state in accordance with Regulation #1 of the ICPC.”  

1.

The ICPC 100B, Interstate Compact Report on the Child’s Placement Status form CS-0523 form is a required form which provides notice of placement of a child into a Receiving State.  That notice authorizes the Receiving State to initiate contact with the child in the approved placement resource within thirty (30) days and establish a schedule of monthly contact and supervision.

2.

Quarterly written progress reports are to address the child’s safety, well-being, adjustment and services as specified on the family permanency plan in order for the child to achieve permanency.  Nothing prohibits progress reports from being submitted on a more frequent basis, generally monthly, if agreed upon between the two locals.

3.

The ICPC Form 100B, Interstate Compact Report on the Child’s Placement Status also serves as the notice to the receiving state to initiate their responsibility to monitor the continued licensure or approval status of the resource home in their state for compliance with Federal IV-B and IV-E.   

4.

The TN ICPC Administrator/Alternate will forward the ICPC Form 100B, Interstate Compact Report on the Child’s Placement Status to the Receiving State ICPC Administrator requesting at a minimum monthly supervisory contacts and quarterly written progress reports and services and/or service assistance to the child and resource in accordance to the family permanency plan.

5.

The TN ICPC Administrator/Alternate will enter the date that the child was placed into the TFACTS.

6.

Upon receipt of the quarterly written progress reports, the TN ICPC Administrator/Alternate will enter the date of such reports in to the TFACTS.   

7.

Copies of the quarterly written progress reports submitted by the Receiving State ICPC Administrator are forwarded to the TN DCS Regional staff by the TN ICPC Administrator/Alternate.  These reports are to be maintained in the ICPC documents section in the Family Case File per TN DCS Policy 31.5 Organization of Family Case Files. The TN DCS Regional staff who receives the quarterly written progress report is responsible coordinate as necessary with the TN DCS Regional PSD/RPS staff if appropriate.

8.

The TN DCS Regional staff is to utilize the information contained in the Quarterly Progress Report at pertinent planning intervals including at Foster Care Review Boards, Permanency Hearings and other court reviews.

The TN DCS Regional PSD/RPS staff is to maintain documentation regarding the resource home in the TFACTS per TN DCS policy/RHET AND D-RHET protocols.

9.

The Receiving State is responsible to continue monthly supervisory contacts and quarterly written progress reports addressing the status of the child’s placement and their safety, well-

The Interstate Compact on the Placement of Children Procedures Manual

Revised: January, 2012                                                                                                                           Page 27

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