What must I include in a post placement report?

(1) You must include at a minimum, the following information in the post placement report:
(a) All reasonably available information about the child's:
(i) Physical and mental condition;
(ii) Home environment;
(iii) Family life, health, and family constellation; and
(iv) Facilities where the child has resided.
(b) If relevant, information on the child's special cultural heritage, including membership in any Indian tribe or band;
(c) Collateral contacts with professionals involved with the family or child;
(d) Follow up contacts with personal references for the adoptive parents;
(e) A review of the family's discipline practices, done independently with the family and the child, if the child is age appropriate for an interview; and
(f) Documentation of your home visits, including one within the first thirty days following placement.
(2) If the placement appears likely to disrupt, you must document your efforts to provide necessary services to preserve the placement if appropriate. If disruption occurs, you must document your efforts to provide a new placement for the child.
[Statutory Authority: Chapters 13.34 and 74.13 RCW, RCW 74.15.030(2), 74.15.311(2), 74.13.032, 13.04.011, 74.13.020, 13.34.030, 74.13.031, 13.34.145, 74.15.311, 74.15.030, and 2013 c 105. WSR 15-01-069, ยง 388-147-1730, filed 12/11/14, effective 1/11/15.]
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