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California Code of Regulations
Title 17, Division 2
Chapter 3 - Community Services
SubChapter 4 - Residential Services and Quality Assurance Regulations
Article 6 - Welfare and Institutions Code Section 4695.2 Direct Care Staff Training Regulations
§56031. Definitions.
§56031. Definitions.
 
(a) When used in this article, the following words and phrases shall have the following meanings:
(1) “Certified Family Home” means a family residence which is certified by a licensed Foster Family Agency (FFA) and is issued a certificate or approved by that FFA as meeting licensing standards, and is used only by that FFA for the placement of children.
(2) “Certified Parent” means the adult(s) residing in a home which has been certified by a Foster Family Agency to provide care and supervision to children placed exclusively by that FFA.
(3) “Challenge Test” means a Department-approved test which, if passed, substitutes for and satisfies the requirement of one of the two 35-hour competency-based training segments required by Welfare and Institutions Code Section 4695.2(a), (b) and (c).
(4) “Competency-based Training and Testing” means the two 35-hour competency-based training courses and related competency tests which direct care staff are required by Welfare and Institutions Code Section 4695.2(a), (b) and (c) to complete satisfactorily.
(5) “Foster Family Agency (FFA)” means a foster family agency as defined in Health and Safety Code Section 1502(a)(4).
(6) “Satisfactory Completion” means attendance at each of the two 35-hour training courses required by Section 56033 (a)(1) and (2), completion of the training and taking the Department-approved competency test for the applicable training segment.
Note
Authority cited: Section 4695.2(e), Welfare and Institutions Code. Reference: Section 4695.2, Welfare and Institutions Code.
History

1. New article 6 ( sections 56031-56034 ) and section filed 12-31-98 as an emergency; operative 12-31-98 (Register 99, No. 1). A Certificate of Compliance must be transmitted to OAL by 4-30-99 or emergency language will be repealed by operation of law on the following day.
2. New article 6 ( sections 56031-56034 ) and section refiled 5-11-99 as an emergency; operative 5-11-99 (Register 99, No. 20). A Certificate of Compliance must be transmitted to OAL by 9-8-99 or emergency language will be repealed by operation of law on the following day.
3. New article 6 ( sections 56031-56034 ) and section refiled 9-9-99 as an emergency; operative 9-9-99 (Register 99, No. 37). A Certificate of Compliance must be transmitted to OAL by 1-7-2000 or emergency language will be repealed by operation of law on the following day.
4. Repealed by operation of Government Code section 11346.1(g) (Register 2000, No. 2).
5. New article 6 ( sections 56031-56034 ) and section filed 1-14-2000 as an emergency; operative 1-14-2000 (Register 2000, No. 2). A Certificate of Compliance must be transmitted to OAL by 5-15-2000 or emergency language will be repealed by operation of law on the following day.
6. Amendment of article heading, repealer of article 6 (sections 56031-56034), new article 6 ( sections 56031-56035 ) and repealer and new section filed 3-13-2000 as an emergency; operative 3-13-2000 (Register 2000, No. 11). A Certificate of Compliance must be transmitted to OAL by 7-11-2000 or emergency language will be repealed by operation of law on the following day.
7. Reinstatement of section as it existed prior to 3-13-2000 emergency amendment by operation of Government Code section 11346.1(f) (Register 2000, No. 30).
8. Amendment of article heading, repealer of article 6 (sections 56031-56034), new article 6 ( sections 56031-56035 ) and repealer and new section filed 7-26-2000 as an emergency; operative 7-26-2000 (Register 2000, No. 30). A Certificate of Compliance must be transmitted to OAL by 11-27-2000 or emergency language will be repealed by operation of law on the following day.
9. Refiling of 7-26-2000 order, including repealer of subsection (a)(5), subsection renumbering and new subsection (a)(6), 11-27-2000 as an emergency; operative 11-27-2000 (Register 2000, No. 48). A Certificate of Compliance must be transmitted to OAL by 3-27-2001 or emergency language will be repealed by operation of law on the following day.
10. Certificate of Compliance as to 7-26-2000 order transmitted to OAL 3-22-2001 and filed 5-2-2001 (Register 2001, No. 18).
11. Change without regulatory effect amending article heading, subsections (a)(3)-(4) and Note filed 2-28-2002 pursuant to section 100, title 1, California Code of Regulations (Register 2002, No. 9).