Effective Date: ; 2008 HB7 3107.013 Furnishing information to foster caregiver seeking to adopt child. (A) Except as provided in division (B) of this section, only an individual who meets all of the following requirements may perform the duties of an assessor under sections 3107.031, 3107.032, 3107.082, 3107.09, 3107.101, 3107.12, 5103.0324, and 5103.152 of the Revised Code: (1) The individual must be in the employ of, appointed by, or under contract with a court, public children services agency, private child placing agency, or private noncustodial agency; (2) The individual must be one of the following: (a) A professional counselor , social worker, or marriage and family therapist licensed under Chapter 4757.
An agency arranging an adoption pursuant to an application submitted to the agency under section 3107.012 of the Revised Code for a foster caregiver seeking to adopt the foster caregiver's foster child shall provide the foster caregiver information about adoption, including information about state adoption law, adoption assistance available pursuant to section 5153.163 of the Revised Code and Title IV-E of the "Social Security Act," 94 Stat. of the Revised Code; (b) A psychologist licensed under Chapter 4732.
(d) A civil service employee engaging in social work without a license under Chapter 4757.
of the Revised Code, as permitted by division (A)(5) of section 4757.41 of the Revised Code; (e) A former employee of a public children services agency who, while so employed, conducted the duties of an assessor.
(B) The department of job and family services shall prescribe an application for a foster caregiver to use under division (A) of this section.