Introduction To Larimer County Foster Program And Philosophy Quiz

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  • 1. 

    What is the role of your foster/kin caseworker? Check all that apply.

    • A.

      Licensing/Certification

    • B.

      Liaison between your family and child's caseworker.

    • C.

      Assess child abuse and neglect referrals

    • D.

      Complete detention screens

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. Licensing/Certification
    B. Liaison between your family and child's caseworker.
    Explanation
    The role of a foster/kin caseworker includes licensing/certification of foster/kin families and serving as a liaison between the family and the child's caseworker. They are responsible for ensuring that the foster/kin families meet the necessary requirements and are certified to provide care for the child. Additionally, they act as a bridge of communication between the family and the child's caseworker, facilitating information exchange and coordination of services. The other options mentioned, assessing child abuse and neglect referrals and completing detention screens, are not mentioned as roles of a foster/kin caseworker in the given options.

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  • 2. 

    The child's caseworker is responsible for the following tasks: Check all that apply.

    • A.

      Establish the family's treatment plan

    • B.

      Write home studies

    • C.

      Placement of children in out of home care, when needed

    • D.

      Monthly home visits to the foster home to ensure the child's safety and well-being.

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. Establish the family's treatment plan
    C. Placement of children in out of home care, when needed
    D. Monthly home visits to the foster home to ensure the child's safety and well-being.
    Explanation
    The child's caseworker is responsible for establishing the family's treatment plan, as this helps to address any issues or challenges the family may be facing. They are also responsible for placing children in out of home care when it is necessary for their safety and well-being. Additionally, the caseworker conducts monthly home visits to the foster home to ensure that the child is safe and well taken care of.

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  • 3. 

    A foster family is NOT required to provide access to the child for visitation and appointments.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    A foster family is required to provide access to the child for visitation and appointments.

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  • 4. 

    It is important for sibling groups to have visitation with each other if they aren't placed in the same home. 

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    It is important for sibling groups to have visitation with each other if they aren't placed in the same home because maintaining connections and relationships with siblings is crucial for their emotional well-being and overall development. Siblings provide support, companionship, and a sense of belonging to each other, which can help them navigate the challenges of being in foster care or separated from their biological family. Regular visitation allows siblings to maintain their bond, share experiences, and support each other, promoting their overall well-being and reducing the negative impact of separation.

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  • 5. 

    DHS can receive custody of a child in both the Dependency and Neglect court process and Delinquency court process. 

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    In both the Dependency and Neglect court process and Delinquency court process, DHS has the authority to receive custody of a child. This means that if a child is found to be dependent or neglected, or if they are involved in delinquent behavior, DHS can step in and take custody of the child. This allows DHS to provide the necessary care and support for the child, ensuring their well-being and safety.

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  • 6. 

    The Family Assessment Response (FAR) is a court involved case type.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The Family Assessment Response (FAR) is not a court involved case type. It is a voluntary alternative approach to child protective services investigations. The FAR model focuses on engaging families in the assessment process and providing them with support and services to address any identified concerns. This approach aims to promote family engagement and empowerment while ensuring the safety and well-being of children.

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  • 7. 

    The foster care referral will include the following information about the child:

    • A.

      Age, gender, medical needs, etc.

    • B.

      The type of abuse suffered and who was responsible for the abuse

    • C.

      Only the child's name and age

    Correct Answer
    A. Age, gender, medical needs, etc.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Age, gender, medical needs, etc." The foster care referral will include this information about the child to ensure that the foster care placement can adequately meet the child's needs. This information is important for determining the appropriate foster home, as it allows the agency to match the child with a foster family that can provide the necessary care and support. Additionally, knowing the child's age, gender, and medical needs helps in creating a safe and nurturing environment for the child while they are in foster care.

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  • 8. 

    If there are no Larimer County foster homes available, DHS will place a child in a Child Placement Agency (CPA) foster home. 

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    If there are no Larimer County foster homes available, the Department of Human Services (DHS) will place a child in a Child Placement Agency (CPA) foster home. This means that if there are no available foster homes within the county, the DHS will seek alternative options through CPA foster homes to ensure the child's placement and well-being.

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  • 9. 

    Who will you receive a phone call from when DHS is looking for a foster home for a child? 

    • A.

      Your foster care caseworker

    • B.

      Any member of the foster care team

    • C.

      An after hours caseworker

    • D.

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    D. All of the above
    Explanation
    When the Department of Human Services (DHS) is looking for a foster home for a child, you may receive a phone call from any of the following: your foster care caseworker, any member of the foster care team, or an after-hours caseworker. This suggests that all of these individuals are involved in the process of finding a suitable foster home for the child in need.

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  • 10. 

    If you have a foster child in your home and you are going on vacation you are required to do the following: 

    • A.

      Get the parents' permission to take the child with you.

    • B.

      There is no need to do anything, no one needs to know you are leaving town

    • C.

      Find a respite option for the child if they are unable to go with you

    • D.

      Both A and C

    Correct Answer
    D. Both A and C
    Explanation
    If you have a foster child in your home and you are going on vacation, you are required to get the parents' permission to take the child with you. This is important to ensure that the child's legal guardians are aware of and give consent for the child to accompany you on the vacation. Additionally, if the child is unable to go with you, you are also required to find a respite option for the child. This is necessary to ensure that the child is properly taken care of in your absence. Therefore, both options A and C are correct.

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  • 11. 

    Which one do you like?

    • A.

      Option 1

    • B.

      Option 2

    • C.

      Option 3

    • D.

      Option 4

    Correct Answer
    A. Option 1
    Explanation
    The question asks for a personal preference among the given options. The correct answer is Option 1, implying that the person prefers Option 1 over the other options.

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  • 12. 

    A facilities investigation is required when an allegation of abuse or neglect has been made against a foster parent or kinship foster parent.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    A facilities investigation is necessary when there is an allegation of abuse or neglect against a foster parent or kinship foster parent. This investigation is conducted to assess the living conditions and safety of the foster home, ensuring the well-being of the child in care. It is crucial to investigate such allegations to protect the child from any potential harm and ensure they are placed in a safe and nurturing environment.

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  • 13. 

    The RED Team process consists of an individual making all decisions. 

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The RED Team process does not consist of an individual making all decisions. In fact, the RED Team process involves a group of individuals who are responsible for evaluating and challenging the plans, strategies, and systems of an organization. This group works together to provide diverse perspectives and expertise in order to identify potential weaknesses and vulnerabilities. Therefore, the correct answer is False.

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  • 14. 

    A notification of the facilities investigation is sent to the Foster/Kin Supervisor because:

    • A.

      It's important the foster/kinship caseworker is made aware of any allegations

    • B.

      The foster/kin supervisor has to close the foster parent's license during an investigation

    • C.

      The foster/kin supervisor or the foster/kinship caseworker can attend the RED team meeting and provide additional information about the family.

    • D.

      Both 1 and 3

    Correct Answer
    D. Both 1 and 3
    Explanation
    The correct answer is both 1 and 3. It is important for the foster/kinship caseworker to be made aware of any allegations as they are responsible for the overall well-being of the child in foster care. Additionally, the foster/kin supervisor or caseworker can attend the RED team meeting and provide additional information about the family, which is crucial for the investigation process.

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  • 15. 

    A facilities investigation can be filed for future reference when the allegation doesn't rise to the level of statutorily defined abuse or neglect. 

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    A facilities investigation can be filed for future reference when the allegation doesn't rise to the level of statutorily defined abuse or neglect. This means that even if the allegation does not meet the legal criteria for abuse or neglect, it can still be documented and filed for future reference. This allows for a record of any concerns or issues that may arise, even if they do not meet the threshold for legal action.

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  • 16. 

    Critical incidents DO NOT allow for a foster parent to document when a child hurts themselves in the normal course of their life. 

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Foster parents are required to document critical incidents, including when a child hurts themselves in the normal course of their life. This documentation helps in assessing the child's well-being, identifying any patterns or concerns, and ensuring appropriate care and support. Therefore, the statement that critical incidents do not allow for a foster parent to document when a child hurts themselves is false.

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  • 17. 

    After you complete your training, your foster care caseworker will begin gathering the following paperwork from you:

    • A.

      Driver's License

    • B.

      Car Insurance

    • C.

      Physical Evaluations

    • D.

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    D. All of the above
    Explanation
    After completing the training, the foster care caseworker will start collecting various paperwork from the individual. This includes the driver's license, car insurance, and physical evaluations. All of these documents are necessary for the individual to proceed with their foster care responsibilities.

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  • 18. 

    If you become certified as a Larimer County foster parent, we require that you foster children. 

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    If you become certified as a Larimer County foster parent, it means that you have met all the necessary requirements and qualifications to provide care and support to children in need of foster care. Therefore, it is expected that you will foster children as part of your role as a certified foster parent.

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