Each state varies in the documentation of foster youth’s medical info, social history, and life stories.
To work together, we must understand these differences, starting with the NAMES of the documents and if they are required or optional.
-Social Medical History – DHS 6754A (required for foster youth moving toward adoption)
-Lifebook (required for specific foster youth, who are moving towards adoption)
-Lifebook (required for all foster youth after they have been in care 6 months)
-Child’s Health and Education History (all foster youth)
–Child Study Inventory (CSI) (required for foster youth post TPR)
–Medical Passport (all kids in care)
-Unsure if there is a different document completed after the termination of parental rights, that documents birth parent history, placements, etc.
–Medical Passport (all kids in care), included medical care, inherited conditions, placements, educational history
-Unsure if there is a different document completed after the termination of parental rights or one that notes reasons for being in care.
Looking for info for the following states:
If your state is not represented above, please add the following in the comments:
- In your state, what is the document that holds a foster youth’s social and medical history called?
- And is it REQUIRED or suggested?
If your state IS represented, did I get it right?
Requriments Outside the United States
United Kingdom (UK)
-LifeStory book (required for all foster youth moving toward adoption)
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