(A) A residential parenting facility or crisis care facility shall not be integrated as a part of another children's residential center (CRC) or group home. A residential parenting facility or crisis care facility shall be a self-contained facility. The mixing of the differing populations is prohibited.
(B) Each residential parenting facility shall assure the availability of a program for each minor mother in residence which teaches parenting skills either individually or in a group setting. The facility's plan for the provision of such a program shall be presented for approval to ODJFS prior to initial certification.
(C) A minor mother residing in a residential parenting facility shall meet at least one of the following requirements:
(1) Enrolled in school on a full-time basis during the school year or working towards a general educational development (GED) certificate.
(2) Employed in a full-time job or documentation of actively seeking employment, if she has completed their education plan, which may include receipt of a GED certificate.
(3) Enrolled in school on a part-time basis or working towards a GED certificate and employed in a part-time job or documentation of actively seeking employment, during the school year.
(D) Any school aged child residing in a residential parenting facility or crisis care facility shall be enrolled in school during the school year.
Five Year Review (FYR) Dates: 6/13/2019 and 02/01/2025
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 5103.03
Rule Amplifies: 5103.02, 5103.03
Prior Effective Dates: 01/01/1991, 09/18/1996, 09/01/2002, 01/01/2008, 12/01/2010, 07/01/2014