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340:75-6-40.1. Child's individualized service plan

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Revised 9-15-20

(a) Child's individualized service plan (ISP) requirements.Per Section 1-4-704 of Title 10Aof the Oklahoma Statutes (10A O.S. § 1-4-704), each ISP specifically provides for the child's safety per state and federal law, and clearly defines what actions or precautions will or may be necessary to provide for the child's safety and protection.Forms 04KI005E, Child's Individualized Service Plan (ISP); 04KI012E, Individualized Service Plan (ISP); 04KI004E, Placement Provider Information; and 04KI014E, Individualized Service Plan (ISP) Progress Report, are the components of the case plan that comprise the child's ISP.The information contained in at least one of the reports includes:

(1) the child's history, including identification of the problems or conditions leading to the deprived child adjudication;   • 3

(2) identification of the specific services to be provided to the child including, but not limited to:  4

(A) educational;

(B) vocational education;

(C) medical; and

(D) drug or alcohol use or abuse treatment, or counseling, or other treatment services;

(3) upon the court's request, the child's most recent available health and educational records including:

(A) the names and addresses of the child's health and educational providers;

(B) the child's grade-level performance;

(C) the child's school records;

(D) the child's immunization records;

(E) the child's known medical problems, including any known communicable diseases;

(F) the child's medications; and

(G) any other relevant health and education information;

(4) a schedule of the frequency of services and the means by which delivery of the services is assured or, as necessary, the proposed means by which support services or other assistance is provided to enable the parent or the child to obtain the services;

(5) the name of the child welfare (CW) specialist assigned to the case;

(6) a projected date for the completion of the ISP;

(7) performance criteria that measures the child's progress toward completion of the ISP including, but not limited to, time requirements for achieving objectives and addressing the identified problems;

(8) the name and business address of the attorney representing the child;

(9) when the child is placed outside of the home:

(A) the sequence and time requirements for services to be provided to the child and when the child is placed in foster care, the services to be provided to the foster parent to facilitate the child's return home or to another permanent placement; and

(B) a description of the child's placement and explanation of whether the placement is the least restrictive, placement available, and in as close proximity as possible to the child's parent or legal guardian's home when the case plan is reunification, and how the placement is consistent with the child's best interests and special needs;

(10) a description of the successful adulthood plan for the child 14 years of age or older specifying how the objectives will be met including:

(A) education, vocational, or employment planning;

(B) health care planning and medical coverage;

(C) transportation including, when appropriate, assisting the child in obtaining a driver license;

(D) money management;

(E) planning for housing;

(F) social and recreational skills; and

(G) establishing and maintaining connections with the child's family and community;

(11) when the child is in placement due solely or in part to the child's behavioral health or medical health issues, diagnostic and assessment information, specific services relating to meeting the child's applicable behavioral health and medical care needs, and desired treatment outcomes;

(12) a plan and schedule for regular and frequent visitation for the child and each child's parent or legal guardian and siblings, unless the court has determined that visitation even when supervised would be harmful to the child; and

(13) a plan for ensuring the child's educational stability while the child is in out-of-home placement, including:

(A) assurances the child's placement considers the appropriateness of the current educational setting and the proximity to the school in which the child was enrolled at the time of placement; and

(B) when appropriate, an assurance that the Oklahoma Department of Human Services (DHS) coordinated with appropriate local educational agencies to ensure the child remains in the school in which the child was enrolled at the time of placement; or

(C) when remaining in the school in which the child was enrolled at the time of placement is not in the child's best interests, assurances by DHS and the local educational agencies to provide immediate and appropriate enrollment in a new school with all of the child's educational records provided to the school; and

(14) the permanency plan for the child, the reason for selection of the plan, and a description of the steps taken by DHS to finalize the plan.When the permanency plan is adoption or legal guardianship, DHS describes, at a minimum, child-specific recruitment efforts, such as relative searches conducted and the use of state, regional, and national adoption exchanges to facilitate the child's orderly and timely placement, whether in or outside of the state.

(b) Child's ISP amended when child committed for inpatient behavioral health or substance use or abuse treatment. Per 1-4-704, when the child is committed for inpatient behavioral health or substance use or abuse treatment per the Inpatient Mental Health and Substance Abuse Treatment of Minors Act, the ISP is amended as necessary and appropriate including, but not limited to, identification of the treatment and services to be provided to the child upon the child's discharge from inpatient behavioral health or substance use or abuse treatment.


Revised 6-13-22

 1  Child's individualized service plan (ISP).  Form 04KI005E, Child's Individualized Service Plan (ISP) is:

(1) completed within 30-calendar days of the child's initial removal and placement, and updated within 14-calendar days when subsequent changes or a change of placement occurs, excluding a child returning to his or her own home or a shelter.  Changes and updates are submitted to the court at dispositional, review, and permanency hearings;

(2) the prevention plan for a pregnant or parenting foster youth who has not attained 18 years of age and is eligible for the Title IV-E Prevention Program, per Oklahoma Administrative Code (OAC) 340:75-1-9 Instructions to Staff (ITS).  The ISP documents the:

(A) youth's Title IV-E Prevention Program eligibility;

(B) foster care prevention strategy for any child born to the youth, per OAC 340:75-6-85.6, 340:75-6-92, 340:75-11-320, and 340:75-11-321;

(C) Title IV-E prevention services provided to, or on behalf of, the youth to ensure he or she is prepared to be a parent.  The Title IV-E prevention services are rated and approved by the Title IV-E Prevention Services Clearinghouse and identified in the state's five-year Title IV-E Prevention Program Plan for:

(i) mental health;

(ii) substance abuse; and

(iii) in-home parent skill-based programs;

(D) continued eligibility for a pregnant or parenting foster youth, per OAC 340:75-1-9 ITS, to receive, or on behalf of the youth, Title IV-E prevention services for additional 12-month periods, including for contiguous 12-month periods, per OAC 340:75-6-31, 340:75-6-40, 340:75-6-85.6, and 340:75-6-92.  When continued Title IV-E prevention services eligibility is determined, the child welfare (CW) specialist:

(i) completes a request for an OCS extension, per OAC 340:75-1-152.5;

(ii) documents continued eligibility in the youth's prevention plan by completing a new Form 04KI005E, indicating the start of a new 12-month service period; and

(iii) continues to evaluate the child's safety and monitor service provision, per OAC 340:75-6-31 and 340:75-6-48; and

(3) filed with the court in conjunction with Form 04KI012E, Individualized Service Plan (ISP), attached to:

(A) Form 04KI013E, Individualized Service Plan (ISP) Dispositional Report;

(B) Form 04KI009E, Court Report; or

(C) Form 04KI014E, Individualized Service Plan (ISP) Progress Report when filed with the court.

2.  Child's ISP and judicial findings.  The information contained in sections entitled Conditions of Removal and Why Out-of-Home Placement is Necessary of Form 04KI005E assists the judge find if continuation of the child living in the home is contrary to the child's health, safety, and welfare and if:

(1) reasonable efforts were made to prevent removal; or

(2) an emergency existed that required the child's removal.

3 Preventive services documented for child and family.

(1) The CW specialist documents each preventive service Oklahoma Human Services (OKDHS) or any other community resource provides to the family.

(2) When the youth is identified as a pregnant or parenting foster youth and Title IV-E prevention services specified in the youth's prevention plan, Form 04KI005E, are necessary, the CW specialist:

(A) makes a referral to OCS, per OAC 340:75-1-151;

(B) documents eligibility in the youth's prevention plan, Form 04KI005E, per ITS # 1(2)(C)(i) through (iii) of this Section; and

(C) continues to evaluate the child's safety and monitor service provision, per OAC 340:75-6-31 and 340:75-6-48.

4.  Targeted Case Management services.  Each child in OKDHS custody receives the services required to meet the child's social services needs, medical needs per OAC 340:75-14-3, and educational needs per OAC 340:75-6-50.  The CW specialist documents the provision of these services to the child by completing Form 04KI005E including:

(1) medical and educational services from the picklist in KIDS/Placement/ Child's ISP/Child Info./Services tab; and

(2) any other service the child needs.

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