(1) Supervision of a child shall be terminated unless:
    (a) A lead agency-managed safety plan is still necessary;
    (b) Supervision is court ordered, or
    (c) The child has reached age 18 and remains in extended foster care.
    (2) Prior to terminating any services case, the case manager shall complete a progress update in FSFN and/or a Judicial Review Social Study Report (JRSSR). The case manager shall also determine whether there is an open or pending child protective investigation or whether within the previous three (3) months a child abuse, neglect or abandonment report has been received on any child in the case. For both court ordered and non-judical cases, if any of these situations apply, the supervisor of the case manager supervisor shall be required to review and approve the case closure before a non-judical case may be closed or a recommendation may be made to the court to close a court ordered case.
    (a) For court ordered supervision cases, the case manager shall complete a progress update for review by the case manager supervisor and submission to the court through CLS. However, when a JRSSR is prepared at the time of the request to terminate supervision, it may be used as a termination summary to provide the information needed by the court to make the termination decision.
    (b) The termination summary or JRSSR shall include:
    1. Reason for Department involvement,
    2. Progress toward resolving the issues that resulted in Department intervention; current status of safety, and an explanation of case plan outcomes that were met and those that were not; and,
    3. The reason for termination.
    (3) For court ordered in-home protective supervision, supervision shall not be terminated until authorized by court order.
Rulemaking Authority 39.012, 39.0121(12), (13) FS. Law Implemented 39.701(2)(a) FS. History—New 5-4-06, Amended 2-25-16.