The ongoing modifications include the following:
Beginning on Jan. 1, 2021, all family child care, family child foster care, child foster residence settings, adult foster care, and family adult day services providers must resume annual and other ongoing trainings.
Because of the pandemic, some providers may not have been able to complete all required training. County and private agency licensors will be required to consider the following when conducting renewals/annual inspections that occur from Jan. 1 through June 30, 2021:
For licensing renewals/annual visits that occur after July 1, 2021, providers will need to demonstrate compliance with all required training due at the time of the renewal/annual visit or be subject to a correction order if a training requirement is not met.
Family Child Care and Child Foster Care:
Due to the peacetime emergency and previous extensions to training requirements, licensors will not review annual and ongoing training that was to be completed in calendar year 2020. Except for the modifications described below, licensors will review orientation and/or initial trainings for new staff hired in calendar year 2020. Biennial trainings that were to be completed in calendar year 2020 must be completed in 2021. Providers must ensure all required trainings for calendar year 2021 have been completed by the end of calendar year 2021 or be subject to a correction order if training requirements are not met.
Child Care Centers and Certified Child Care Centers: