Utah Administrative Code

The Utah Administrative Code is the body of all effective administrative rules as compiled and organized by the Division of Administrative Rules (see Subsection 63G-3-102(5); see also Sections 63G-3-701 and 702).

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R512. Human Services, Child and Family Services.

Rule R512-204. Child Protective Services, New Caseworker Training.

As in effect on January 1, 2020

Table of Contents

R512-204-1. Purpose and Authority.

(1) Pursuant to Section 62A-4a-107, the Division of Child and Family Services (Child and Family Services) mandates that before assuming significant independent casework responsibilities, all caseworkers shall successfully complete the core curriculum training.

(2) Section 62A-4a-102 gives Child and Family Services rulemaking authority.

R512-204-2. Conflict Training.

(1) The child welfare training coordinator for Child and Family Services is charged with the responsibility for ensuring that the core curriculum is inclusive of information about working with families where there is a conflictual relationship born out of divorce proceedings. This training must include information on fraudulent reporting in Child Protective Services investigations. Other training information must be provided that assists the caseworker in using a variety of techniques to develop a complete picture of the family dynamics and how this may impact the information gathered and the conclusions reached at the end of an investigation.


child welfare, child abuse, caseworker training

Date of Enactment or Last Substantive Amendment

October 22, 2009

Notice of Continuation

April 18, 2017

Authorizing, Implemented, or Interpreted Law

62A-4a-105; 62A-4a-107; 62A-4a-102

Additional Information


For questions regarding the content or application of rules under Title R512, please contact the promulgating agency (Human Services, Child and Family Services). A list of agencies with links to their homepages is available at http://www.utah.gov/government/agencylist.html or from http://www.rules.utah.gov/contact/agencycontacts.htm.