New Jersey Administrative Code
Title 3A - CHILDREN AND FAMILIES
Chapter 51 - MANUAL OF REQUIREMENTS FOR RESOURCE FAMILY PARENTS
Subchapter 3 - ADMINISTRATION
Section 3A:51-3.2 - Records kept by a resource family parent

Universal Citation: NJ Admin Code 3A:51-3.2

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

(a) The resource family parent shall maintain on file in the home the following information about each child in placement:

1. The child's full name, nicknames, if any, gender, date of birth, religion, and race;

2. The name, address, and telephone number of the Division worker and supervisor;

3. The name, address, and telephone number of the worker or other person to be notified in an emergency involving a child in placement;

4. A Medicaid, health insurance or managed health care identification card, if applicable; and

5. A medication log if the child receives psychotropic medication, as specified in 3A:51-7.4(b).

(b) In addition to (a) above, the resource family parent, in conjunction with the worker, shall maintain on file in the home the following information about each child in placement when appropriate and applicable:

1. Schools attended and grade level; and

2. The child's medical history, including documentation of initial and annual physical examinations, chronic conditions, past serious illnesses, allergies, medications, immunizations, and special dietary needs.

(c) The resource family parent shall maintain on file the following records:

1. A copy of the resource family parent's vehicle insurance policy, if applicable;

2. A copy of the Manual of Requirements for Resource Family Parents, N.J.A.C. 3A:51; and

3. The telephone number for the Department's State Central Registry for reporting allegations of child abuse or neglect, currently 1-877-NJ-ABUSE (877-652-2873).

(d) The Department may, without prior notice, inspect and examine a resource family home and inspect all documents, records, files, or other data required to be maintained by a resource family parent pursuant to the Resource Family Parent Licensing Act, N.J.S.A. 30:4C-27.3et seq.

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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