Foster Care Licensing
5101:2-5-27 Agency Procedure for the Termination of a Foster Home Certificate
Effective Date: May 1, 2019
Most Current Prior Effective Date: July 1, 2014

(A)If a foster caregiver notifies the recommending agency of the voluntary termination of the foster home certificate, the recommending agency shall, within two working days of receipt of the notice, notify any other agency which has a foster child placed within the home.

(B)If an agency has not implemented the statewide automated child welfare information system (SACWIS), the agency which recommended the certificate shall, within thirty calendar days of the effective date of a voluntary termination, submit the information by way of the JFS 01317 "Recommendation for Certification/Recertification of a Foster Home" (rev. 1/2003) to the Ohio department of job and family services (ODJFS) indicating that the foster home certificate has been voluntarily terminated, and that the foster home record is closed.

(C)(B) If an agency has implemented SACWIS, theWhen the recommending agency which recommended the certificate receives a voluntary termination notice from a foster caregiver, the agency shall, each work day or as information becomes available about a voluntary termination, submit the information in SACWIS and forward the information to ODJFS for approval.

Effective: 5/1/2019

Five Year Review (FYR) Dates: 1/7/2019 and 05/01/2024


Date: 03/14/2019

Promulgated Under: 119.03

Statutory Authority: 5103.03

Rule Amplifies: 5103.02, 5103.03

Prior Effective Dates: 12/30/1966, 10/01/1986, 07/02/1990 (Emer.), 10/01/1990, 01/01/1991, 01/01/2003, 08/01/2009, 07/01/2014