(A) For the purpose of determining whether a prospective foster caregiver or foster caregiver has satisfied the requirement of section 5103.031 or 5103.032 of the Revised Code, a recommending agency shall accept training obtained from either of the following:
(1) Any preplacement or continuing training program approved by the department of job and family services under section 5103.038 of the Revised Code;
(2) The Ohio child welfare training program pursuant to divisions (B) and (C) of section 5103.30 of the Revised Code.
(B) A recommending agency may require that a prospective foster caregiver or foster caregiver successfully complete additional training as a condition of the agency recommending that the department of job and family services certify or recertify the prospective foster caregiver or foster caregiver's foster home under section 5103.03 of the Revised Code.
Effective Date: 01-01-2004; 09-21-2006