Department for Community Based Services

Standards of Practice Online Manual

12.18.1 Advanced Resource Home Approval

Cabinet for Health and Family Services

Department for Community Based Services
Division of Protection and Permanency
Standards of Practice Online Manual
Chapter:
Chapter 12-Resource Family Recruitment, Certification and Reimbursement
Effective:
12/3/2010
Section:
12.18.1 Advanced Resource Home Approval
Version:
1

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Legal Authority/Introduction

LEGAL AUTHORITY:

Procedure

The R&C Worker:

  1. Submits a request to the FSOS for a foster or adoptive home parent to be classified as an advanced foster or adoptive home and receive an advanced per-diem when the following conditions have been met: 
    1. A foster adoptive home parent has been approved for two (2) years; and
    2. Completed thirty (30) hours of training in the following topics to the second anniversary date of the foster parent initial approval:
      1. Trauma informed care curriculum provided or approved by the cabinet;
      2. Psychotropic medications curriculum provided by the cabinet;
      3. Sexual abuse curriculum provided or approved by the cabinet; and
      4. Behavior management and skill development.
  2. Recommends approval to the FSOS, to classify the foster or adoptive home as advanced upon completion of the additional thirty (30) hours of training; 1
  3. Sends a letter to the foster or adoptive home informing the home of its approval upon decision by the FSOS;
  4. Sends a copy of the approved letter to TRIS; and
  5. Copies the Billing Specialist on all approvals. 
 
​Footnotes
 
  1. The home may be denied approval if there are concerns about making the home advanced. 

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