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If an alternative response assessment is initiated as a result of a report of child abuse or neglect, a decision that services are required may not be made if the person responsible for the child's welfare complies with the resulting referred services and plan of safe care for the substance exposed newborn. The department shall determine whether a person responsible for the child's welfare has complied with the referred services and plan of safe care for the substance exposed newborn. If the department determines a person responsible for the child's welfare has not complied with the referred services and plan of safe care for the substance exposed newborn, an assessment of the initial report of child abuse or neglect may be completed.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - North Dakota Century Code Title 50. Public Welfare § 50-25.1-20. Alternative response assessment--Compliance - last updated January 01, 2020 | https://codes.findlaw.com/nd/title-50-public-welfare/nd-cent-code-sect-50-25-1-20.html
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