IDAPA 16.06.01.780

IDAHO ADMINISTRATIVE CODE

AGENCY 16. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND WELFARE

TITLE 06.

CHAPTER 01. RULES GOVERNING FAMILY AND CHILDREN'S SERVICES


780. FACTORS TO BE CONSIDERED IN DETERMINING SUITABILITY OF ADOPTIVE PARENTS.


01. Indian Child. For an Indian child, absent good cause to the contrary, the following preferences for placement under the Indian Child Welfare Act shall be followed: (3-18-99)


a. Extended family; (3-18-99)


b. Other members of the child's tribe; or (3-18-99)


c. Other Indian families. (3-18-99)


02. Needs Of Adoptive Child. The primary factor in the review of a prospective adoptive family's eligibility is the ability to protect and promote the best interests of a child to be placed in their home. (3-20-04)


03. Availability Of Prospective Adoptive Families. The Department will not delay or deny the placement of a child with an approved family that is located outside of the jurisdiction responsible for the care and planning for the child. (3-20-04)

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