Approval for “Family First” Subject Individuals
(1)Approval in this rule applies to the background check process for certain employees of a child caring agency which is subject to the federal 2018 Family First Prevention Services Act and receives title IV-E funds. Specifically, this rule applies to an SI who:
(a)Is an employee of a child caring agency licensed by DHS Child Welfare, OAR 413-215-0001 (Licensing Umbrella Rules: Regulation of Child-Caring Agencies) to 413-215-1031 (Outdoor Youth Programs: Behavior Management);
(b)Resided outside of Oregon for 60 or more consecutive days during the previous five years requiring a check of child abuse and neglect registries from states other than Oregon.
(2)An SI is eligible for an Approval if all the following conditions are met:
(a)The QED has submitted the background check to BCU.
(b)The SI has submitted fingerprint capture and the fingerprint criminal records check has been completed and the results have been returned to BCU;
(c)Requested documentation required for the out of state child abuse check has been completed by the SI and BCU, and BCU has submitted the documentation to the state for the abuse check; and
(d)Based on all the information currently available to BCU on the SI’s Oregon and national criminal records check and Oregon adult and child abuse checks, the final fitness determination appears to be “approved” in accordance with OAR 407-007-0320 (Final Fitness Determinations).
(3)Should BCU at any time after an Approval receive a negative finding response from a request to another state made in section (2) of this rule, BCU shall either:
(a)Rescind the Approval and continue with the background check process which may include gathering further information and conducting a weighing test pursuant to OAR 407-007-0300 (Weighing Test).
(b)Notify the QE that a new background check is required.
Rule 407-007-0318 — Approval for “Family First” Subject Individuals,