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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 22. Social Services
Agency 40. Department of Social Services
Chapter 131. Standards for Licensed Child-Placing Agencies
5/27/2020

22VAC40-131-610. Subsequent Adoptive Placements.

A. When home providers who were approved for adoptive placements request additional adoptive placements, the licensee shall evaluate the home based on the initial home study requirements as specified by 22VAC40-131-180.

B. If the licensee conducted the original home study, the licensee shall conduct two additional visits, one face-to-face interview in the home or office and one face-to-face interview in the home with all current household members living in the home present at the time of the interview.

C. If the original home study was conducted by another child-placing agency:

1. The adoptive applicants shall complete the orientation and training required by 22VAC40-131-210;

2. If the licensee has a copy of the original home study for the applicants, two face-to-face interviews shall be made. If the original home study is not available, a minimum of three face-to-face interviews are required; and

3. The home study shall comply with the requirements of this chapter for the initial adoptive home study.

Statutory Authority

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

Historical Notes

Derived from Volume 28, Issue 10, eff. May 1, 2012; Errata, 28:12 VA.R. 1037 February 13, 2012.

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