(1) Unless excused from doing so by the local citizen review board, the Department of Human Services and any other agency directly responsible for the care and placement of the child or ward shall require the presence of any employees having knowledge of the case at local board meetings.
(2) The local citizen review board may require the presence of specific employees of the department or agency at local board meetings. If an employee fails to be present at such a meeting, the local review board may request a court hearing. The court may require the employee to be present and show cause why the employee should not be compelled to appear before the local citizen review board.
(3) As used in this section, “presence” includes telephone participation except that the caseworker on the case at the time of the meeting must be physically present if required. [1993 c.33 §37; 2003 c.396 §21]Section: Previous 419A.104 419A.106 419A.107 419A.108 419A.109 419A.110 419A.112 419A.114 419A.116 419A.118 419A.120 419A.122 419A.124 419A.128 419A.150 Next
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