Wash. Admin. Code § 388-70-620

WASHINGTON ADMINISTRATIVE CODE

TITLE 388. SOCIAL AND HEALTH SERVICES, DEPARTMENT OF

CHAPTER 388-70. CHILD WELFARE SERVICES--FOSTER CARE--ADOPTION SERVICES--

SERVICES TO UNMARRIED PARENTS--FOSTER CARE--ADOPTION

 


388-70-620. Local Indian child welfare advisory committee--Functions.


(1) The functions of the local Indian child welfare advisory committee are:


(a) Assistance to DSHS staff in cooperative planning for Indian children.


(b) Consultation to DSHS staff regarding the provision of adoption, foster care and child protective services on behalf of Indian children.


(c) Reviewing the situations of Indian children.


(d) Assisting in the implementation of recommended plans.


(e) Assisting in the recruitment of and making recommendations regarding the licensing of foster and adoptive homes for Indian children and providing culturally relevant services to Indian children.


(f) Requests the ESSO administrator to initiate reviews of casework decisions that the committee believes to be detrimental to the best interests of Indian children.


(g) Acts in an advisory capacity to the regional administrator and ESSO administrator regarding the department's implementation and monitoring of the rules related to foster care, child protection, and adoption services to Indian children and their families.



Order 1167, S 388-70-620, filed 10/27/76.

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