5103.40 Ohio child welfare program steering committee.

The Ohio child welfare training program steering committee shall do all of the following:

(A) Following procedures the committee shall establish, adopt, amend, and rescind by-laws as necessary regarding the committee's governance, frequency of meetings, and other matters concerning the committee's operation;

(B) Conduct strategic planning activities regarding the Ohio child welfare training program;

(C) Provide the department of job and family services and Ohio child welfare training program coordinator recommendations regarding the program's operation;

(D) After reviewing individual training needs assessments completed under sections 5153.125 and 5153.126 of the Revised Code, consult with the Ohio child welfare training program coordinator on the design and content of the training that the program provides pursuant to divisions (D) and (E) of section 5103.30 of the Revised Code;

(E) Review curricula created for the training provided under section 5103.30 of the Revised Code;

(F) Provide the department recommendations regarding the curricula reviewed under division (E) of this section as the committee determines necessary for the training to be relevant to the needs of the child welfare field;

(G) Evaluate the training and provide the department recommendations as the committee determines necessary for the training to be able to enable all of the following:

(1) Assessors to satisfy the training requirement of section 3107.014 of the Revised Code;

(2) Prospective foster caregivers and foster caregivers to satisfy the preplacement and continuing training requirements of sections 5103.031 , 5103.032 , and 5103.033 of the Revised Code;

(3) PCSA caseworkers to satisfy the training requirements of section 5153.122 of the Revised Code;

(4) PCSA caseworker supervisors to satisfy the training requirements of section 5153.123 of the Revised Code.

Effective Date: 09-21-2006