Browse Previous Page | Table of Contents | Browse Next Page

TENNESSEE COMPILATION OF SELECTED LAWS ON CHILDREN, YOUTH AND FAMILIES, 2011 EDITION

TENNESSEE CODE ANNOTATED

Title 37 Juveniles

Chapter 2 Placement of Juveniles

Part 4 Foster Care

37-2-405. Adoption of guidelines.

The department of children's services may, by regulation, adopt and prepare additional guidelines for the plans required of agencies; however, no such guidelines shall apply to a licensed child care agency if not applicable to the department. All plans established for the child shall contain at least the following:

(1) The purpose for which the child has been placed in foster care;

(2) The estimated length of time in which the purpose of foster care will be accomplished;

(3) The description of services that are to be provided in order for the purpose of foster care to be accomplished, including those services to be provided to the family; and

(4) The person within the department or agency who is directly responsible for assuring that the plan is implemented.

Acts 1976, ch. 731, § 3; 1979, ch. 272, § 3; 1983, ch. 438, § 19; T.C.A., § 37-1504; Acts 1988, ch. 979, § 4; 1996, ch. 1079, § 73; 2000, ch. 981, § 51; 2010, ch. 842, § 6.

Browse Previous Page | Table of Contents | Browse Next Page