5103.0311 Preplacement training required where child was less than six months of age at time of temporary custody agreement.

(A) A preplacement training program for prospective foster caregivers described in section 5103.033 of the Revised Code shall consist of courses that address all of the following:

(1) The legal rights and responsibilities of foster caregivers;

(2) The policies and procedures of public children services agencies, private child placing agencies, and private noncustodial agencies regarding foster caregivers;

(3) The department of job and family services' requirements for certifying foster homes;

(4) Infant care;

(5) Early childhood development.

(B) A continuing training program for foster caregivers described in section 5103.033 of the Revised Code shall meet the requirements of rules adopted pursuant to section 5103.0316 of the Revised Code.

Effective Date: 01-01-2001; 09-03-2004; 09-21-2006