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

  • 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.

  • 3. 
    A foster family is NOT required to provide access to the child for visitation and appointments.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 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

  • 5. 
    DHS can receive custody of a child in both the Dependency and Neglect court process and Delinquency court process. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    The Family Assessment Response (FAR) is a court involved case type.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 11. 
    Which one do you like?
    • A. 

      Option 1

    • B. 

      Option 2

    • C. 

      Option 3

    • D. 

      Option 4

  • 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

  • 13. 
    The RED Team process consists of an individual making all decisions. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 18. 
    If you become certified as a Larimer County foster parent, we require that you foster children. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False