Okla. Admin. Code § 340:75-19-18

OKLAHOMA ADMINISTRATIVE CODE

TITLE 340. DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES

CHAPTER 75. CHILD WELFARE

SUBCHAPTER 19. WORKING WITH INDIAN CHILDREN


340:75-19-18. Permanency planning for Indian children


Compliance with the Federal and State Indian Child Welfare Acts (ICWA) impact permanency planning for Indian children. Rules addressing permanency planning for children in DHS custody [OAC 340:75-6] are followed in providing services to Indian children and families.


(1) Placement preferences of the Federal ICWA are followed unless the state court finds good cause to alter the placement preferences.


(2) The child's tribe is included in permanency planning meetings, and encouraged to be active in the permanency planning process for the child.


(3) Active efforts are required in reunification efforts.


  

  


[Source: Added at 19 Ok Reg 2209, eff 6-27-02]

Home  |   Search  |   Disclaimer  |   Privacy Statement  |   Site Map