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3.

Upon receipt of the ICPC Form 100B, wherein the Sending State has advised that placement has been made, the TN DCS Administrator/Alternate will enter the placement date into the TFACTS.  The TN ICPC Administrator/Alternate will scan and e-mail the ICPC Form 100B to the TN DCS Regional PSD/RPS staff or home study preparer and the designated ICPC supervisor in the Region currently assigned to the case in TFACTS requesting if necessary that the ICPC case be re-assigned to a more appropriate TN DCS Regional staff  for supervision and case management.   

4.

Case management services to be provided to an ICPC placement include at a minimum:

a)

Contact with the child and resource home as prescribed in TN DCS policy 16.38 Visitation Protocol, ICPC Regulation #11 Responsibility of States to Supervise                Children and Section 422 of the Federal Social Security Act; and TN DCS policies 16.8 Responsibilities of Resource Homes, 16.11 Shared Resource Homes and 16.23 Resource Home Case Files.  

b)

Assistance in identifying vendors and services available to the child and family in the community to address needs outlined on the family permanency plan and enhance stability of the placement and enhance permanency and making referrals as appropriate; and securing other services on behalf of the child and family which would be available to them as a TN resident.

c)

Quarterly progress reports provided on designated TN DCS forms that address the child’s safety, well-being and progress toward permanency.

d)

Quarterly reports provided on designated TN DCS forms which address the resource home and its continued appropriateness for the placement.  

5.

The assigned TN DCS Regional PSD/RPS staff will initiate contact with the child and the placement resource within seven (7) working days of receipt of the ICPC 100B Notice of Placement.  The assigned TN DCS Regional PSD/RPS staff will establish a supervisory schedule and will provide case management services on behalf of the child and the placement resource and document these services in the TFACTS.

6.

The assigned TN DCS Regional PSD/RPS staff is responsible to assist in implementing the child/youth’s family permanency plan as outlined by the sending state. The TN DCS Regional PSD/RPS staff will document reunification services, and or identify vendors/services in the Region to assist in the services outlined on the family permanency plan with contacts will be documented in the TFACTS.    

7.

The TN DCS Regional PSD/RPS staff is responsible to provide services to the TN placement resource in accordance to TN DCS Policies 16.8 Responsibilities of Resource Homes, 16.11 Shared Resource Homes, 16.23 Resource Home Case Files, and D-RHET and RHET Protocols; maintaining appropriate periodic contacts; filing and maintaining reports monthly or quarterly as required as the resource home meets and is to maintain all responsibilities and requirements as an approved TN DCS resource home.  Contacts and services is documented in the TFACTS.  

8.

The assigned TN DCS Regional PSD/RPS staff will be responsible to monitor the child and the resource home monthly and document the progress of the child and the progress of the Resource Home in TFACTS.  The reports serve as the departmental documentation of the activities and progress of the child in meeting the objectives of the family permanency plan and the continued appropriateness of the placement resource in meeting the needs of the child and pursuing permanency.  

9.

Quarterly, a written summary or compilation of the monthly progress reports on the child and the placement resource is scanned/e-mail to the TN ICPC State Office, TN ICPC

The Interstate Compact on the Placement of Children Procedures Manual

Revised: January, 2012                                                                                                                           Page 38

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