COURTS OF JUSTICE
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A private nonprofit organization that assists parents and legal
guardians with the process of delegating parental and legal custodial powers of
their children shall (i) comply with background check requirements established
by regulations of the Board of Social Services or otherwise provided by law;
(ii) develop and implement written policies and procedures for governing active
and closed cases, governing admissions, monitoring the administration of
medications, prohibiting corporal punishment, ensuring that children are not
subjected to abuse or neglect, investigating allegations of misconduct toward
children, implementing back-up emergency care plans for children, assigning
designated casework staff, managing all records, utilizing discharge policies,
and regulating the use of seclusion and restraint; and (iii) provide
pre-service and ongoing training for temporary placement providers and staff.