TITLE 89: SOCIAL SERVICES
CHAPTER III: DEPARTMENT OF CHILDREN AND FAMILY SERVICES
SUBCHAPTER e: REQUIREMENTS FOR LICENSURE
PART 401 LICENSING STANDARDS FOR CHILD WELFARE AGENCIES
SECTION 401.150 ACCEPTANCE OF ACCREDITATION THROUGH DEEMED STATUS
Section 401.150 Acceptance of Accreditation through Deemed Status
a) When a child welfare agency is fully accredited by the Council
on Accreditation for Children and Family Services, Inc. (Council on
Accreditation), 120 Wall Street, 11th Floor, New York
b) The Department shall verify in writing with the Council on Accreditation that the agency's accreditation continues to be in good standing and shall conduct annual monitoring visits to verify the continued compliance of the child welfare agency with the requirements of this Part.
c) If a licensing complaint is substantiated against an accredited child welfare agency, the Department licensing worker shall notify in writing the Council on Accreditation of the substantiated violations. The child welfare agency shall receive a copy of this notice.
d) If a substantiated licensing violation may affect the health, safety, morals, or welfare of the children served by the child welfare program, the agency shall be removed from "deemed status" and a full license study shall be conducted as part of the license renewal process.
(Source: Amended at 27 Ill. Reg. 494, effective January 15, 2003)