210.543 Training and standards for specialized foster parents

Specialized foster parents, training, fiscal incentives. — The children’s division shall train and license a separate category of foster parents who are able to provide special care and supervision to foster children who have special needs because of a history of sexual abuse, serious physical abuse, or severe chronic neglect.  The training received by such specialized foster parents shall be in addition to the training required in section 210.540.  Fiscal incentives for training and/or longevity may be provided by the division, subject to appropriation.  The division shall place foster children with such specialized foster parents subject to available funds.

(L. 1987 S.B. 244, A.L. 2014 H.B. 1299 Revision)