Refugee Child Welfare Advisory Committee
- • duties
- • access to juvenile records
(1) In cooperation with refugee community resources, the Department of Human Services shall establish a Refugee Child Welfare Advisory Committee. The department shall assist the committee in its required tasks.
(2) The committee shall:
(b) Assist in the identification, development and certification of foster family homes that meet the requirements of ORS 418.925 ("Refugee child" defined) to 418.945 (Rules) for the placement of refugee children. Special emphasis shall be placed on locating refugee homes.
(c) Assist the department in developing training programs to insure the availability of culturally sensitive social work.
(3) Notwithstanding the provisions of ORS 40.225 (Rule 503. Lawyer-client privilege) to 40.275 (Rule 510. Identity of informer), 412.074 (Use and custody of records of temporary assistance for needy families program), 419A.255 (Maintenance), 419B.035 (Confidentiality of records) and 419B.045 (Investigation conducted on public school premises), the committee shall have access to any records of the juvenile court which are pertinent to the care of an individual refugee child. [1985 c.358 §4; 1993 c.33 §362; 1993 c.546 §106]
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