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Baldwin's Kentucky Revised Statutes Annotated
Family Court Rules of Procedure and Practice
VII. Dependency, Neglect or Abuse
Kentucky Family Rules of Practice and Procedure FCRPP 28
FCRPP 28 Reviews
(1) Permanency Progress Review. In addition to the annual permanency hearing mandated by KRS 610.125, the court shall conduct a permanency progress review no later than 6 months after a child is placed in foster care, in the home of a non-custodial parent, or other person or agency, when that child was sixteen years of age or younger at the time of the filing of a dependency, neglect or abuse petition.
(2) Independent Living Review. In addition to the permanent placement review and the annual permanency hearing, and when the child remains in foster care or committed to the state child welfare agency, the court shall conduct an independent living review at least 6 months prior to the child turning 18 years of age to ensure that training on independent living and other appropriate services have been included in the case plan and are being provided to the child.
(3) Qualified Residential Treatment Program Review.
(a) CHFS shall file a notice and request for a review hearing with the court within 5 days of placing a child into a qualified residential treatment program (QRTP) stating the date of placement, the name of the provider, and the location of the placement.
(b) Within 30 days of a child's placement in a QRTP, CHFS shall file with the court an assessment of the appropriateness and necessity of the child's placement in the QRTP. The assessment shall include all information required by Family First Prevention Services Act of 2018.
(c) The court shall review every placement of a child in a QRTP and make findings within 60 days of the placement regarding the appropriateness and necessity of the placement. The findings shall include:
(i) A review of the assessment required in paragraph (b) of this section.
(ii) A determination whether the needs of the child can be met through placement in a foster family home or, if not, whether placement of the child in a qualified residential treatment program provides the most effective and appropriate level of care for the child in the least restrictive environment and whether that placement is consistent with the short- and long-term goals for the child, as specified in the permanency plan for the child; and
(iii) An approval or disapproval the placement.


HISTORY: Adopted by Order 2020-1, eff. 2-1-20
KY Family Court Rules FCRPP 28, KY ST FAM CT FCRPP 28
Current with amendments received through May 1, 2022. Some sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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