Oregon Department of Human Services, Child Welfare Programs

Rule Rule 413-110-0150
Sibling Placement and Permanency Planning


(1)

When separation of siblings has occurred as a result of a Department action or decision pursuant to OAR 413-070-0519 (Decision and Notice), the Department’s efforts to identify and recruit a potential adoptive resource must include recruitment efforts to identify a potential adoptive resource who can initiate and maintain connections between the child and one or more siblings, unless such a connection is not in the best interests of the child or one or more siblings.

(2)

The caseworker must make efforts to recruit and identify potential adoptive resources who appear to have the knowledge, skills, and abilities to be considered as the potential adoptive resource for other siblings when there are one or more siblings in substitute care who do not yet have a permanency plan of adoption.
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