Plans of Safe Care Infants With Prenatal Substance Exposure and Their Families - District of Columbia

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Definitions

Citation: Ann. Code § 16-2301

The term 'neglected child' includes a child who is born addicted to or dependent on a controlled substance or has a significant presence of a controlled substance in his or her system at birth.

Notification/Reporting Requirements

Citation: Ann. Code § 4-1321.02

A licensed health professional who in his or her own professional or official capacity knows that a child under age 12 months is diagnosed as having a fetal alcohol spectrum disorder shall immediately report or have a report made to the Child and Family Services Agency.

Assessment of the Infant and Family

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Responsibility for Development of the Plan of Safe Care

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Services for the Infant

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Services for the Parents or Other Caregivers

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Monitoring Plans of Safe Care

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