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55 Pa. Code § 3700.65. Foster parent training.

§ 3700.65. Foster parent training.

 A foster parent shall participate annually in a minimum of 6 hours of agency approved training.


   The provisions of this §  3700.65 amended under Articles II, VII, IX and X of the Public Welfare Code (62 P. S. § §  201—211, 701—774, 901—922 and 1001—1080).


   The provisions of this §  3700.65 amended January 23, 1987, effective January 24, 1987, 17 Pa.B. 392. Immediately preceding text appears at serial page (98002).

Notes of Decisions

   Foster Parent Requirements

   The Department regulations addressing the inspection and approval of the home custodian reach concerns ranging from the assurances that the drinking water is potable, §  3700.67(h) (relating to safety requirements), and that the intended custodian is physically able to care for the child, §  3700.63 (relating to foster parent discipline policy), to the assurance that the custodian is apprised of the approved policy with regard to the discipline of the child, §  3700.63. In re. Lowry, 484 A.2d 383 (Pa. 1984).

Cross References

   This section cited in 55 Pa. Code §  3700.69 (relating to annual reevaluation); and 55 Pa. Code §  3700.70 (relating to temporary and provisional approvals of foster families).

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