Except as provided in section 5103.033 of the Revised Code, the department of job and family services may not issue a certificate under section 5103.03 of the Revised Code to a foster home unless the prospective foster caregiver successfully completes the following amount of preplacement training through a preplacement training program approved by the department of job and family services under section 5103.038 of the Revised Code or preplacement training provided under division (B) of section 5103.30 of the Revised Code:
(A) If the foster home is a family foster home, at least thirty-six hours;
(B) If the foster home is a specialized foster home, at least thirty-six hours.
Cite as R.C. § 5103.031
History. Effective Date: 09-03-2004; 09-21-2006; 2008 HB214 05-14-2008