New Jersey Administrative Code
Title 3A - CHILDREN AND FAMILIES
Chapter 51 - MANUAL OF REQUIREMENTS FOR RESOURCE FAMILY PARENTS
Subchapter 3 - ADMINISTRATION
Section 3A:51-3.1 - Rights of children in placement

Universal Citation: NJ Admin Code 3A:51-3.1

Current through Register Vol. 55, No. 48, December 18, 2023

(a) Level I children's rights requirements are as follows:

1. The resource family parent shall ensure that each child in placement is accorded the rights specified in the Child Placement Bill of Rights Act, as specified in 9:6B-1 et seq.

2. The resource family parent shall ensure the rights of each child in placement to:
i. Receive medical treatment as needed on a routine or emergency basis;

ii. Have access to an appropriate education;

iii. Live in a safe, clean, and healthy home;

iv. Be free of physical and sexual harassment and abuse, corporal punishment, or threat thereof;

v. Be free of emotional maltreatment;

vi. Attend religious services chosen by the child's parent;

vii. Participate as a family member in the home;

viii. Have unimpeded communication with the Department office having supervision of the child, and with the child's law guardian or law guardian investigator; and

ix. Have a normal life pursuant to N.J.S.A. 30:4C-26c.

Administrative Change, 49 N.J.R. 98a.

Amended by 49 N.J.R. 2792(a), effective 8/21/2017

Amended by 51 N.J.R. 1263(b), effective 8/5/2019

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