Foster Care Licensing Webinar Series
This webinar series will discuss the recent law, rule, policy and form changes for
North Dakota family foster care licensing. The information will be helpful for foster
care licensing workers, foster care case managers, supervisors and Department regional
Licensing Change Question and Answer Resource
This licensing change tool was created to offer clarification to policy and rule.
Both parts of this webinar series reference the foster care licensing change question
and answer document. (Produced November 2019)
Foster Care Licensing Webinar Part 1: October 31, 2019
This session will include details as to why the changes were needed and review the federal Families First Prevention Services Act (FFPSA) regulation, the national Model Standards for family foster homes and the state’s new regulations.
Webinar Part 1 Resources
Foster Care Licensing Webinar Part 2: November 7, 2019
This session will be a review of the revised North Dakota policies and forms. This session also provides answers to various questions received since October 1, 2019.
Webinar Part 2 Resources
- Part 2 PowerPoint Presentation
- Part 2 PowerPoint Notes
- Proper Storage Examples
- Swimming Pool Examples
Child Protection Assessments Webinar
On May 14, 2019, the Children and Family Services Division and the UND Children and Family Services Training Center hosted a Child Protection Services Webinar with special guest, Andrew Moraghan, Assistant Attorney General, presenting on the ND Child Abuse and Neglect Law and the level of evidence needed to support a Services Required decision through an Administrative Appeal. Andrew Moraghan has been representing the North Dakota Department of Human Services in litigation, including "services required" litigation, since approximately 2000. He also has served as assistant county attorney in Yellow Medicine County in Granite Falls, Minnesota, where he handled criminal prosecutions and represented county social services in cases involving children. He is licensed to practice law in North Dakota and Minnesota.