Below are links to the chapters that have been completed. The grayed out chapters are being developed.


Part I:

General Provisions

Part II:

Assessment

Part III:

Casework Services

Part IV:

Licensing

Part V

Payments
Appendices  

 

 

 

Latest Updates

NEW (Sep 11, 2018)

Part IV: Licensing, Section 3 - Licensing of Child Caring Institutions, updated 3.3

 


NEW (Jan 22, 2018)

Part IV: Licensing, Section 1 - Licensing of Resource Family Homes for Children, updated 1.2.7(I), 1.3(A)(4), 1.3(C & D), 1.4(A,C,D), 1.4.3, 1.4.4

 


NEW (Jan 23, 2018)

Part III: Casework Services, Section 12, Imua Kakou - Young Adult Voluntary Foster Care Program, updated current language 12.5.3 (C)(3)(a)

 


NEW (Jan 05, 2018)

Part IV: Licensing, Section 1, Licensing of Resource Family Homes for Children updated - FBI Security 1.4.5 and 1.4.6

 


(Dec 15, 2017)

Part I: General Provisions, Section 2 - Confidentiality, 2.1 Authority - H. Updated HAR 17-1601

 


(Sep 18, 2017)

Part III: Casework Services, Section 12, updated - Imua Kakou - Young Adult Voluntary Foster Care Program

 


(Sep 11, 2017)

Part III: Casework Services, Section 03, Family Case Plan, 3.2 Case Plan - updated link "Procedures to Engage and Involve Fathers, Youth, and Relative 09-26-12" with added definitions

 


(Sep 07, 2017)

Part III: Casework Services, Section 14, Missing Children, 14.2.3 Recovery or return home - added A.11

 


(Sep 07, 2017)

Part III: Casework Services, Section 14, Missing Children, 14.2.2 Following the child's absence from care - added A. 4, delete B.1.h and replace,

 


(Sep 07, 2017)

Part III: Casework Services, Section 13, Human Trafficking, 13.2.1 Definition - updated Letter A.

 


(Aug 02, 2017)

Part IV: Licensing, Section 0, Licensing of Resource Homes and Child Caring Institutions (CCI)--Implementation of the Reasonable and Prudent Parent Standard for Resource Family Homes and Child Caring Institutions, 0.3 Definitions - updated "Age-appropriate"

 


(Jul 20, 2017)

Part II: Assessment, Section 2, Assessment Tools, 2.2 Forms - Replaced "Comprehensive Strengths and Risk Assessment Rating Reference" Form

 


(Jul 05, 2017)

Part IV: Licensing, Section 0, added new section - Licensing of Resource Homes and Child Caring Institutions (CCI)--Implementation of the Reasonable and Prudent Parent Standard for Resource Family Homes and Child Caring Institutions

 


(Jul 05, 2017)

Part IV: Licensing, Section 1, updated - Licensing of Foster Family Boarding Homes for Children"

 


(Jul 05, 2017)

Part IV: Licensing, Section 3, updated - Licensing of Child Caring Institutions"

 


(Jul 05, 2017)

Part III: Casework Services, Section 02, Social Work Investigations, added "2.2.0 Initial Contact with the individual who is subject to a child abuse and neglect investigation/assessment."

 


(Jul 05, 2017)

Part III: Casework Services, Section 10, Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA), added "Indian Child Welfare Act of 1978, modified by final ICWA rule; effective 12/12/16; published in the Federal Register on 6/14/16 (81 Fed. Reg. 38778)"

 


(Aug 17, 2016)

Part V: Payments, Section 8, Extended Adoption or Permanency Assistance

 


(Aug 17, 2016)

Part III: Casework Services, Section 12, Imua Kakou - Young Adult Voluntary Foster Care Program, Overview: added 'Emotionally and financially supportive;'

 


(May 02, 2016)

Part III: Casework Services, Section 14, Missing Children

 


(Oct 30, 2015)

Part III: Casework Services, Section 14, Missing Children

 


(Oct 30, 2015)

Part III: Casework Services, Section 13, Human Trafficking

 


(August 28, 2015)

Part III: Casework Services, Section 4, Services to Families and Children, 4.11.5 Involvement of the family / child in the decision: A.6

 


(August 28, 2015)

Part III: Casework Services, Section 6, Legal Intervention, 6.2.3 Types of Child Protective Family Court hearings as delineated in 587, Hawaii Revised Statutes: G.2.k

 


(August 28, 2015)

Part III: Casework Services, Section 4, Services to Families and Children, 4.17.2 Successful completion: E.5.c

 


(August 28, 2015)

Part III: Casework Services, Section 4, Services to Families and Children, 4.16.2 Independent Living Transition Plan(ILTP): E

 


(August 28, 2015)

Part III: Casework Services, Section 4, Services to Families and Children, 4.16.2 Scope: E & F

 


(August 28, 2015)

Part III: Casework Services, Section 4, Services to Families and Children, 4.16.2 Independent Living Transition Plan(ILTP): A

 


(August 28, 2015)

Part III: Casework Services, Section 12, Imua Kakou - Young Adult Voluntary Foster Care Program, 12.4 Case Plans: 12.4.3 Procedures: A.7

 


(August 28, 2015)

Part III: Casework Services, Section 12, Imua Kakou - Young Adult Voluntary Foster Care Program, 12.3 Voluntary Case Services: 12.3.3 Procedures: J.1.F

 


(August 28, 2015)

Part III: Casework Services, Section 3, Family Case Plan, 3.2 Case Plan: 3.2.1 Compnents of a Case Plan B.1.J

 


(August 20, 2014)

Part V: Payments, Section 8, Extended Adoption or Permanency Assistance

 


(August 19, 2014)

Part III: Casework Services, Section 12, Imua Kakou - Young Adult Voluntary Foster Care Program

 


(February 14, 2014)

Part V: Payments, Section 5, Permanency Assistance, 5.3.2 Foster Care Related Payments

 


(February 14, 2014)

Part V: Payments, Section 2, State Funded Foster Care Maintenance Payments, 2.5 Clothing Costs

 


(July 18, 2013)

Part III: Case Work Services, Section 10, Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA), 10.8 Indian Child Welfare Act (1978)

 


(June 14, 2013)

Part III: Case Work Services, Section 4, Services to Families and Children, 4.7.1 Direct Contacts (Frequency of Visits)

 


(November 07, 2012)

Part III: Case Work Services, Section 2, Social Work Investigations, 2.2.4 Response Time (Efforts to Identify , Locate and Contact Child and Parent During CWS Assessment)

 


(October 29, 2012)

Part III: Case Work Services, Section 1, Intake, 1.7 Acceptance of a Report

 


 

 

Other links

The Bench Book-Child Safety, A Guide for Judges & Attorneys