Foster Care Licensing
5101:2-9-25 Residential Parenting Facility and Crisis Care Facility Location and Programmatic Requirements
Effective Date: February 1, 2020
Most Current Prior Effective Date: July 1, 2014

(A)A residential parenting facility or crisis care facility shall not be integrated as a part of another children's residential center (CRC) or group home. A residential parenting facility or crisis care facility shall be a self-contained facility. The mixing of the differing populations is prohibited.

(B)Each residential parenting facility shall assure the availability of a program for each minor parentmother in residence which teaches parenting skills either individually or in a group setting. The facility's plan for the provision of such a program shall be presented for approval to ODJFS prior to initial certification.

(C)A minor parentmother residing in a residential parenting facility shall bemeet at least one of the following requirements:

(1)Enrolled in school on a full-time basis during the school year or working towards a general educational development (GED) certificate; or.

(2)Employed in a full-time job or documentation of actively seeking employment, if he or she has completed their education plan, which may include receipt of a GED certificate; or.

(3)Enrolled in school on a part-time basis or working towards a GED certificate and employed in a part-time job or documentation of actively seeking employment, during the school year.

(D)Any school aged child residing in a residential parenting facility or crisis care facility shall be enrolled in school during the school year.

Effective: 2/1/2020

Five Year Review (FYR) Dates: 6/13/2019 and 02/01/2025

Certification: CERTIFIED ELECTRONICALLY

Date: 01/17/2020

Promulgated Under: 119.03

Statutory Authority: 5103.03

Rule Amplifies: 5103.02, 5103.03

Prior Effective Dates: 01/01/1991, 09/18/1996, 09/01/2002, 01/01/2008, 12/01/2010, 07/01/2014