Court Notification of Placement Changes
(1)The Department must notify the court when a permanent foster care placement disrupts so the court can take appropriate action, including scheduling a permanency hearing.
(2)Unless section (3) of this rule applies, the Department must file a report with the juvenile court when the Department has removed or plans to remove a child or young adult from a foster home as defined in ORS 418.625 (Definitions for ORS 418.625 to 418.645) that is certified under ORS 418.635 (Certificate of approval) and the removal is for the purpose of placing the child or young adult in a different substitute care placement if:
(a)The child or young adult has resided for 12 consecutive months or more in the foster home; or
(b)The child or young adult resides or resided in the foster home pursuant to a permanent foster care agreement.
(3)The Department is not required to file a report under section (2) of this rule when:
(a)The removal of the child or young adult was made following a founded allegation of abuse or neglect by the foster care provider of the child or young adult;
(b)The removal was made to address an imminent threat to the health or safety of the child or young adult pending completion of an investigation of reported abuse or neglect by the foster care provider of the child or young adult;
(c)The Department has placed the child with a person who has been selected by the Department to be the adoptive parent, when the selection has become final after the expiration of any administrative or judicial review procedures under ORS chapter 183; or
(d)The removal was made at the request of the foster care provider.
(4)The Department must attend a court review hearing scheduled by the court.
Rule 413-040-0145 — Court Notification of Placement Changes,