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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 22. Social Services
Agency 40. Department Of Social Services
Chapter 100. Minimum Standards for Licensed Child Caring Institutions

22VAC40-100-240. Community relationships.

A. The child, under staff supervision, shall be given opportunities to take part in community life when he has gained sufficient security in the group living situation.

B. Children shall be encouraged to become acquainted with and develop appreciation for the cultural and educational resources of the community, such as places of historical interest, museums, art galleries, etc.

C. Community participation shall also be furthered by allowing older children who can do so to accept employment in the community, either in paid or volunteer jobs, not only to earn spending money, but also to become a part of the everyday working community.

D. Community interest in children and efforts in their behalf (public parties, entertainment, invitations to visit families) shall be carefully evaluated to ascertain that these are in the best interest of the children.

Statutory Authority

§§ 63.2-217 and 63.2-1734 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from VR615-24-01 §VG, eff. November 22, 1972; amended, eff. July 1, 1981, eff. February 1, 1984, eff. May 1, 1984, eff. July 1, 1984.

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