Additional CPS Assessment Activities for a Report Involving a Home Certified by Child Welfare.
(C)Prior to conducting an interview with a child or young adult the CPS worker must inform the child or young adult:
(i)When the child or young adult is not in the custody of Child Welfare that they may have their parent or caregiver or attorney present.
(ii)When the child or young adult is in the custody of Child Welfare that they may have their attorney present.
(D)Notify and interview the parent or caregiver of any child or young adult residing in a home certified by Child Welfare, who is not in the legal custody of Child Welfare and gain permission to interview the child or young adult. If the CPS worker is denied permission to interview, but such interviews are needed to complete the assessment, the CPS worker should consult with a supervisor and seek the assistance of a district attorney or assistant attorney general.
(i)To a child or young adult living in a home certified by Child Welfare; or
(ii)At a home certified by Child Welfare.
(H)Determine and document the basis for the determination of whether there is reasonable cause to believe that abuse occurred as outlined in OAR 413-015-1015 (Making the CPS Assessment Disposition Determination).
Rule 413-015-0606 — Additional CPS Assessment Activities for a Report Involving a Home Certified by Child Welfare.,