Method of Review/Role of Advisory Council
(1)Staff from the CVSD will review each county’s application and each recommended public or private agency’s application. A committee comprised of members of the Advisory Council on Child Abuse Assessment, and other members as may be appointed by the Department, will review and submit to the Department a recommendation regarding approval of each county’s Plan the county’s application for funding and each county’s recommended public or private agency application for funding if any. The committee will determine if the application:
(a)Meets the established eligibility requirements;
(b)Responds to the county’s needs as identified in their Plan for comprehensive services to the victims of child abuse;
(c)Substantially furthers the goals and purposes of ORS 418.747 (County teams for investigation), (418.780 (Purpose),) 418.790 (Application contents for regional centers), and 418.792 (Application contents for children’s advocacy center); and
(d)Documents proper allocation of previous funds and the extent to which anticipated outcomes were achieved for children and families.
(2)The final responsibility for approval, conditional eligibility approval or denial shall rest with the Department.
(3)Formal notification of approval, conditional approval or denial will be given to counties and county recommended public or private agencies in a timely manner.
(4)The Department and Advisory Council may, at any time, conduct a site visit, and may review any records relating to the provision of services and expenditure of funds under this project. All information and records pertaining to individual families and children, reviewed by the Department or a designated body in the exercise of its duties related to the CAMI program, shall be maintained in accordance with the provisions of law, and the terms of applicable Grant Agreements. The information and records will be treated as confidential records by such parties, except to the extent that permission is provided by the affected parties, or as the law may otherwise require.
Rule 137-082-0260 — Method of Review/Role of Advisory Council,