Oregon Department of Human Services, Child Welfare Programs

Rule Rule 413-015-0465
Required Assessments and Screenings for all Children Entering Substitute Care


(1)

Each child placed in substitute care must receive the following:

(a)

An intake nursing assessment by a DHS contracted nurse, shortly after entering care;

(b)

A comprehensive health assessment by the child’s primary healthcare provider, within 30 calendar days of entering care;

(c)

A dental assessment for children age 1 and older, within 30 calendar days of entering care;

(d)

A Child and Adolescent Needs and Strengths (CANS) screening, within 60 calendar days of entering care;

(e)

A mental-health assessment for children age 3 and older, within 60 calendar days of entering care; and

(f)

An Early Intervention Screening for children ages 0-2, within 60 calendar days of entering care. (See CPS Early Intervention Referral form CF323.)
(2) The caseworker of a child who is placed in substitute care must ensure that the child receives:
(a) All required assessments and screenings as described in section (1) of this rule; and

(b)

All treatment and services that are recommended in the required assessments and screenings that are covered by either Oregon Health Plan (OHP) or the child’s private health insurance.
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