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Section 2151.909 | Policies and procedures for host families; Training.


A qualified organization shall develop and implement written policies and procedures for host family training. Training shall include all of the following topics:

(A) The legal rights and responsibilities of host families;

(B) The qualified organization's policies and procedures regarding host families;

(C) The effects that separation and attachment issues have on children and their families;

(D) The effects of physical abuse, sexual abuse, emotional abuse, neglect, and substance abuse on normal human growth and development, as well as information on reporting child abuse and neglect;

(E) Behavior management techniques;

(F) Cultural competence;

(G) Prevention, recognition, and management of communicable diseases;

(H) Community health and social services available to children and their families;

(I) Training on appropriate and positive behavioral intervention techniques;

(J) Education advocacy training;

(K) The host family's responsibility to report abuse or neglect of a child under section 2151.9011 of the Revised Code.

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