Plans of Safe Care Infants With Prenatal Substance Exposure and Their Families - South Dakota

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Definitions

Citation: Codified Laws § 26-8A-2

The term 'abused or neglected child' includes a child who was subject to prenatal exposure to abusive use of alcohol, marijuana, or any controlled drug or substance not lawfully prescribed by a practitioner.

Notification/Reporting Requirements

Citation: Codified Laws § 26-8A-35

If a health-care practitioner has reason to believe based on a medical assessment of a mother or a newborn infant that the mother used a controlled substance for a nonmedical purpose during the pregnancy, the health-care practitioner may administer, with or without the consent of the newborn infant's parent or guardian, a toxicology test to the newborn infant under the health-care practitioner's care to determine whether there is evidence of prenatal exposure to a controlled substance. If the test results are positive, the health-care practitioner shall report the results pursuant to § 26-8A-8.

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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