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Juvenile Court Improvement Program
1163 State Street
Salem, OR 97301-2563

Phone: 503.986.5618
Fax: 503.986.5859
Oregon Relay Service-711


Dependency Self-Test

2.  Why is expeditious permanency the basic principle underlying child abuse and neglect law in Oregon?

(a)  Foster care payment is expensive and a drain on taxpayers

(b)  Oregon has a shortage of foster care resources in Oregon

(c)  The longer children spend in foster care, the more at risk they are for negative outcomes

(d)  All of the above