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55 Pa. Code § 3700.38. Orientation and information for foster families.

§ 3700.38. Orientation and information for foster families.

 (a)  The FFCA shall provide an orientation for new foster families before placing a child with them. The orientation shall include information about:

   (1)  FFCA philosophy.

   (2)  FFCA practices.

   (3)  Roles of the foster family.

   (4)  FFCA policies and procedures for discipline, punishment and control of foster children.

   (5)  Roles of the FFCA in assisting the foster family in serving children.

   (6)  First aid procedures.

   (7)  Applicable statutes, regulations and general procedures.

 (b)  The FFCA supervising the foster family home shall give the foster families an emergency telephone number which provides 24-hour access to the FFCA.

 (c)  Foster families shall be provided information from the case record which is necessary to protect the child’s health and safety and to assist in the child’s successful accomplishment of necessary educational, developmental or remedial tasks.

 (d)  Foster families shall be provided information from the case record which will enable them to function safely and in cooperation with the FFCA.


   The provisions of this §  3700.38 amended under Articles II, VII, IX and X of the Public Welfare Code (62 P. S. § §  201—211, 701—774, 901—922 and 1001—1080).


   The provisions of this §  3700.38 amended January 23, 1987, effective July 23, 1987, 17 Pa.B. 392. Immediately preceding text appears at serial page (75190).

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