37.50.405 REPORTS OF FOSTER CARE REVIEW COMMITTEE
(1) The committee, after reviewing the information provided, shall submit a written report to the judge, the department and placing agency summarizing their findings and recommendations within 30 days of the review date. The report shall include:
(a) answers to questions in ARM 37.50.402;
(b) recommendations and reasons as to continuation or discontinuation of foster care;
(c) treatment needs of child.
(2) The following people may participate in foster care review meetings:
(a) committee members;
(b) placing workers and/or supervisor;
(c) foster care provider, parents and child/youth (if appropriate) may attend if they wish;
(d) child's guardian ad litem;
(e) other people as appropriate.
(3) Confidentiality of foster care review.
(a) All members of the committee and all persons present at committee meetings are bound by the confidentiality policies of the department and shall be informed of the confidentiality of any information discussed at the meeting. Members and persons present are required to keep all information about the subject individuals confidential.
(b) All reports or written records of the committee shall be kept confidential subject to the requirements of the department (except as provided elsewhere in this rule) .
History: Sec. 41-5-807, MCA; IMP, Sec. 41-5-807, MCA; NEW, 1982 MAR p. 609, Eff. 3/26/82; TRANS, from Dept. of SRS, 1987 MAR p. 1653, Eff. 7/1/87; TRANS, from DFS, 1998 MAR p. 488.