Division of Children & Family Services
Administrative & Policy Memos

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pdficon.gif (914 bytes) Admin Memo 6-2014 Critical Incident Reporting (Rescinds 3-2014)
pdficon.gif (914 bytes) Admin Memo 5-2014 Document Imaging for DCFS and Foster Care Files
pdficon.gif (914 bytes) Admin Memo 4-2014 Mandatory Monthly Visits with Children
pdficon.gif (914 bytes) Admin Memo 2-2014 Placement of Children with the Non-Custodial Parent
pdficon.gif (914 bytes) Admin Memo 1-2014 Responses to Allegations of Client Methamphetamine Use
pdficon.gif (914 bytes) Admin Memo 22-2013 Return to Foster Care from Disrupted Trial Home Visit
pdficon.gif (914 bytes) Admin Memo 21-2013 Sex Trafficking
pdficon.gif (914 bytes) Admin Memo 20-2013 State Ward Application for Developmental Disability Services
pdficon.gif (914 bytes) Admin Memo 19-2013 AFDC Eligibility(Redetermination) for title IV-E Eligible Children
pdficon.gif (914 bytes) Admin Memo 18-2013 Placement of Children in Relative and Kinship Homes (formerly known as child specific) in Emergency and Non-Emergency Situations (Re-places AM6-2012)
pdficon.gif (914 bytes) Admin Memo 17-2013 On-going Case Management (Rescinds AM 13-2011 On-going Assessment Sections,             AM 20-2012)
pdficon.gif (914 bytes) Admin Memo 16-2013 Initial Assessment Process (Rescinds AM 13-2011 IA Sections, AM 02-99, AM 19-2012 UNCOPE)
pdficon.gif (914 bytes) Admin Memo 15-2013 Family Team Meetings (Rescinds AM 13-2011)
pdficon.gif (914 bytes) Admin Memo 14-2013 Expungement (Rescinds AM 6-2013)
pdficon.gif (914 bytes) Admin Memo 13-2013 Case Transfer (Rescinds AM 40-2012)
pdficon.gif (914 bytes) Admin Memo 11-2013 Adult Protective Services Working with Developmental Disabilities
pdficon.gif (914 bytes) Admin Memo 10-2013 Review of Regulations
pdficon.gif (914 bytes) Admin Memo 9-2013 Child Care Subsidy   Child Care Job Aid    Child Care Authorization Form
pdficon.gif (914 bytes) Admin Memo 8-2013 Mandatory Monthly Visits (Rescinds 13-2010, 13-2011- Requirements for Contacts with Children)
pdficon.gif (914 bytes) Admin Memo 4-2013 OJS Siblings and Sibling Contact
pdficon.gif (914 bytes) Admin Memo 2-2013 Non-Custodial Parent Care of a Child Who is a Ward or Non-Ward (Rescinds 1-2008, 13-2011 Non Custodial Parent Care of a Child Who is a Ward or Non-Ward)
pdficon.gif (914 bytes) Admin Memo 1-2013 Supervision of Initial Assessment Process (Rescinds 1-08, 13-2011 Sections on Supervision)
pdficon.gif (914 bytes) Admin Memo 37-2012 School Placement & Educational Stability (Rescinds 5-2012, 7-20123-2010)
pdficon.gif (914 bytes) Admin Memo 35-2012 Sibling Placement & Visitation
pdficon.gif (914 bytes) Admin Memo 33-12 Subsequent Intakes on Current Initial Assessments
pdficon.gif (914 bytes) Admin Memo 27-2012 Notification to Non-Custodial parent and court
pdficon.gif (914 bytes) Admin Memo 23-2012 Missing Child/Family Alerts
pdficon.gif (914 bytes) Admin Memo 22-2012 Collaborating with Child Advocacy Centers (Rescinds 17-2011)
pdficon.gif (914 bytes) Admin Memo 21-2012 IV-E Eligibility
pdficon.gif (914 bytes) Admin Memo 17-12 Transition Aged Youth Referral and Coordination Process
pdficon.gif (914 bytes) Admin Memo 15-12 Re-enrollment of State Wards in NE Medicaid Physical Health Managed Care
pdficon.gif (914 bytes) Admin Memo 14-12 Continuance of Adoption Subsidy after Death of the Adoptive Parent
pdficon.gif (914 bytes) Admin Memo 13-12 Working Together Program Improvement Plan
pdficon.gif (914 bytes) Admin Memo CEO Directive for Cross-Divisional Investigations
pdficon.gif (914 bytes) Admin Memo 12-12 Concurrent Planning Tool
pdficon.gif (914 bytes) Admin Memo 10-12 Admin Memo 6-09 Contacting the Nebraska Child Abuse & Neglect Hotline is Rescinded & Replaced (Replaces 6-09)
pdficon.gif (914 bytes) Admin Memo 9-12 Admin Memo 1-11 Revised Adult & Child Abuse & Neglect Screenings is Rescinded & Replaced (Replaces 1-11)
pdficon.gif (914 bytes) Admin Memo 8-12 Credit Check Requirements for Guardianship & Conservatorship
pdficon.gif (914 bytes) Admin Memo 4-12 Division of Children & Family Services Records Retention Schedule
pdficon.gif (914 bytes) Admin Memo 21-11 Change in Vital Records "Adoption Medical History Form" for Parents
pdficon.gif (914 bytes) Admin Memo 20-11 Review of Child's File by Adoptive Parents
pdficon.gif (914 bytes) Admin Memo 19-11 Timeframe for Placement Changes on N-FOCUS & Receipt of Foster Parent Input in Court
pdficon.gif (914 bytes) Admin Memo 18-11 Changes to Interstate Compact on the Placement of Children Documents & Home Studies
pdficon.gif (914 bytes) Admin Memo 16-11 Release of Photographs of State Wards
pdficon.gif (914 bytes) Admin Memo 12-11 Attachment A - Sealing Juvenile Records (Replaces 6-10)
pdficon.gif (914 bytes)  Admin Memo 11-11 Case Closure Criteria for Intergovernmental Child Support Cases Final Rule, 45 CFR 303.11
pdficon.gif (914 bytes)  Admin Memo 10-11 Genetic Testing Requests in Child Welfare & Juvenile Services Cases
pdficon.gif (914 bytes)  Admin Memo 9-11 Dental Health Resources
pdficon.gif (914 bytes)  Admin Memo 8-11 Court Determinations, Reasonable Efforts, Preservation, Reunification, Termination of Rights
pdficon.gif (914 bytes) Admin Memo 7-11 Parenting Time Guidelines
pdficon.gif (914 bytes)  Admin Memo 6-11 Permanency Pre-Hearing & Termination of Parental Rights Pre-Hearing Conferences
pdficon.gif (914 bytes)  Admin Memo 5-11 Fostering Connections Act 2008 - Kinship Guardianship Assistance
pdficon.gif (914 bytes)  Admin Memo 4-11 Child Support Enforcement Program; Intergovernmental Child Support; Final Rule
pdficon.gif (914 bytes)  Admin Memo 3-11 Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction Enforcement Act
pdficon.gif (914 bytes)  Admin Memo 2-11 Determination of Maintenance Payment for Subsidized Adoption & Subsidized Guardianship
pdficon.gif (914 bytes)  Admin Memo 16-10 IV-E Foster Care Eligibility for 18 Year Olds
pdficon.gif (914 bytes)  Admin Memo 14-10 Fostering Connections Act 2008 - Federal Adoption Assistance
pdficon.gif (914 bytes)  Admin Memo 12-10 Acceptance of Parental Relinquishment
pdficon.gif (914 bytes)  Admin Memo 11-10 CFS Child Abuse & Neglect Intakes, Cross Jurisdiction Situations
pdficon.gif (914 bytes)  Admin Memo 10-10 Foster Youth Court Questionnaire
pdficon.gif (914 bytes)  Admin Memo 9-10 Mandatory Collateral Calls at Intake
pdficon.gif (914 bytes)  Admin Memo 7-10 Requirements of the Federal Fostering Connections Act 2008 (see also 5-12)
pdficon.gif (914 bytes)  Admin Memo 5-10 Eligibility for State Subsidized Adoption for Children Receiving State Subsidized Guardianship
pdficon.gif (914 bytes)  Admin Memo 2-10 New N-FOCUS Service Type
pdficon.gif (914 bytes)  Admin Memo 1-10 Implementation of Legislative Bill 507
pdficon.gif (914 bytes)  Admin Memo 13-09 Fostering Connections Act 2008 - Notice of Adoption Tax Credit
pdficon.gif (914 bytes)  Admin Memo 9-09 Implementation of Legislative Bill 403
pdficon.gif (914 bytes)  Admin Memo 5-09 YLS/CMI Tool
pdficon.gif (914 bytes)  Admin Memo 3-09 Adoption Assistance Payments
pdficon.gif (914 bytes)  Admin Memo 2-09 Calculating Mileage for the Transportation of State Wards
pdficon.gif (914 bytes)  Admin Memo 1-09 Transfer of Indian Child Welfare Act Cases to Tribal Courts
pdficon.gif (914 bytes)  Admin Memo 12-08 Documenting & Responding to Organization Complaints
pdficon.gif (914 bytes)  Admin Memo 11-08 Safe Haven Law
pdficon.gif (914 bytes)  Admin Memo 10-08 Administrative Services Organization for CFS
pdficon.gif (914 bytes)  Admin Memo 9-08 Implementation of Safety & In-Home Services Contract
pdficon.gif (914 bytes)  Admin Memo 7-08 Certificate of Attendance
pdficon.gif (914 bytes)  Admin Memo 4-08 Changes in Adoption Law Regarding Fathers' Rights
pdficon.gif (914 bytes)  Admin Memo 2-08 Collaboration with the Adoption Partnership & Locating Adoptive Families
pdficon.gif (914 bytes)  Admin Memo 5-07 Review of Court Orders - IVE Order Review Form for IM-FC Staff
pdficon.gif (914 bytes)  Admin Memo 3-07 Tracking of Court Involved & Non-Court Involved Cases
pdficon.gif (914 bytes)  Admin Memo 2-07 Free/Reduced School Lunches for State Wards
pdficon.gif (914 bytes)  Admin Memo 1-07 SSN in Verifying Foster Parents' Attendance at Trainings
pdficon.gif (914 bytes)  Admin Memo 4-06  Juvenile Drug Court Programs
pdficon.gif (914 bytes)  Admin Memo 1-06  Foster Care Placement Agreement
pdficon.gif (914 bytes)  Admin Memo 11-05  Home Study Guide & Format
pdficon.gif (914 bytes)  Admin Memo 10-05  Reports of Child Abuse or Neglect Parent Handbook
pdficon.gif (914 bytes)  Admin Memo 9-05 Advocacy for Meeting the Educational Needs of State Wards
pdficon.gif (914 bytes)  Admin Memo 8-05 Documentation of Assessment, Licensing Complaints & Other Contacts on N-FOCUS
pdficon.gif (914 bytes)  Admin Memo 7-05 Changes to Protection & Safety Performance Evaluation
pdficon.gif (914 bytes)  Admin Memo 6-05 Documentation of Health, Dental & Mental Health Examinations on N-FOCUS
pdficon.gif (914 bytes)  Admin Memo 5-05 Independent Living Services Guidebook
pdficon.gif (914 bytes)  Admin Memo 4-05 Foster Parent Right to Notice & Participation in Hearings
pdficon.gif (914 bytes)  Admin Memo 3-05 Use of Child & Provider Characteristics on N-FOCUS
pdficon.gif (914 bytes)  Admin Memo 2-05 Staff Training on Administrative & Program Memos
pdficon.gif (914 bytes)  Admin Memo 1-05 Transportation Payment Increase to Foster Parents
pdficon.gif (914 bytes)  Admin Memo 4-04 Performance Evaluation Procedures for New Protection & Safety Workers/Trainees
pdficon.gif (914 bytes)  Admin Memo 4-04 1-800-7PARENT Information Line
pdficon.gif (914 bytes)  Admin Memo 3-04 Home Study Agreement with Iowa
pdficon.gif (914 bytes)  Admin Memo 1-04 OJS Direct Commitment Discharges
pdficon.gif (914 bytes)  Admin Memo 1-03 Standard Case File Format
pdficon.gif (914 bytes)  Admin Memo 1-01 Mandatory Consultation Points
pdficon.gif (914 bytes)  Admin Memo 5-99 Change in Name of Service
pdficon.gif (914 bytes)  Admin Memo 4-99 Transportation of State Wards
pdficon.gif (914 bytes)  Admin Memo 3-99 Notification Letters to Subjects of Reports
pdficon.gif (914 bytes)  Admin Memo 3-98 Holding Therapy
pdficon.gif (914 bytes)  Admin Memo 2-97 Retroactive Approval of Adoption Subsidy
pdficon.gif (914 bytes) Admin Memo 1-95 Placement in Foster Care
 
pdficon.gif (914 bytes) Policy Memo 1- 11 Interview of State Ward by Law Enforcement
pdficon.gif (914 bytes) Policy Memo 1-09 Eligibility for Children With Parents Whose Rights are Terminated, Stepparents, or Guardians
pdficon.gif (914 bytes) Policy Memo 4-07 Background Checks for Foster Care/Adoptive Care Licensing & Approval
pdficon.gif (914 bytes) Policy Memo 3-07 Time Frames for Home Studies Under the ICPC
pdficon.gif (914 bytes) Policy Memo 2-07 Dual Citizenship of Foreign National Minors (Title 390)
pdficon.gif (914 bytes) Policy Memo 1-07 Medicaid Eligibility for Wards (Title 390 & 479)
pdficon.gif (914 bytes) Policy Memo 3-06 Use of Genograms & Eco-maps (Title 390)
pdficon.gif (914 bytes) Policy Memo 2-06 Family Centered Practice (Title 390)
pdficon.gif (914 bytes) Policy Memo 1-06 Mexican Consulate Program Memo (Title 390)
pdficon.gif (914 bytes) Policy Memo 14-05 Detention Services for Juvenile Offenders (Title 390)
pdficon.gif (914 bytes) Policy Memo 12-05 National Criminal History Background Checks for Contracted Providers
pdficon.gif (914 bytes) Policy Memo 11-05 Expectations for Comprehensive Initial, Family & Out-of-Home Assessments
pdficon.gif (914 bytes) Policy Memo 9-05 Use of Guardianship as a Permanency Objective (Replaces 6-04)
pdficon.gif (914 bytes) Policy Memo 8-05 Family & Child Planning (Case Planning) Process
pdficon.gif (914 bytes) Policy Memo 7-05 Indian Child Welfare Act
pdficon.gif (914 bytes) Policy Memo 6-05 Procedures for Reports of Medical Neglect of a Handicapped Infant (CAPTA)
pdficon.gif (914 bytes) Policy Memo 6-05 Permanency Hearings & Termination of Parental Rights
pdficon.gif (914 bytes) Policy Memo 5-05 Visitation Between Parents, Children & Siblings
pdficon.gif (914 bytes) Policy Memo 4-05 Interjurisdictional Placement for Adoption
pdficon.gif (914 bytes) Policy Memo 3-05 Child Abuse & Neglect & Initial Assessment of Employees - Contractor Access to N-FOCUS
pdficon.gif (914 bytes) Policy Memo 1-05 Diligent Efforts to Locate & Assess Non-Custodial Parents & Relatives
pdficon.gif (914 bytes) Policy Memo 7-04 Visitation Policy for YRTC & HJCDP Youth (Title 390)
pdficon.gif (914 bytes) Policy Memo 5-04 Early Intervention Service Referrals - Early Development Network Referral Form (Title 390)
pdficon.gif (914 bytes) Policy Memo 1-01 Foster Parent Insurance
pdficon.gif (914 bytes) Policy Memo 1-00 Adoption Home Studies for Private Adoptions
pdficon.gif (914 bytes) Policy Memo 2-99 YRTC-JSO Communication Protocol
pdficon.gif (914 bytes) Policy Memo 1-99 Adoption & Safe Families Act (LB1041)
pdficon.gif (914 bytes) Policy Memo 4-98 Foster Parent Insurance
pdficon.gif (914 bytes) Policy Memo 3-98 Guardianship as a Permanency Alternative
pdficon.gif (914 bytes) Policy Memo 2-98 Adoption & Safe Families Act (LB1041)
pdficon.gif (914 bytes) Policy Memo 1-98 Child Care Subsidy for Foster Children

 


Division of Children & Family Services
P.O. Box 95026
Lincoln, NE 68509-5044

Adult & Child Abuse & Neglect Hotline
1-800-652-1999

ACCESSNebraska: 1-800-383-4278
Child Support: 1-877-631-9973
Child Care Licensing: 1-800-600-1289
Child and Adult Abuse/Neglect: 402-471-9272
Foster Care & Adoption Policy: 402-471-9272
Foster Care Licensing: 1-800-257-0176

 

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