§ 4226.30. Annual training.

 (a)  Early intervention personnel who work directly with at-risk children and infants and toddlers with disabilities, including personnel hired through contract, shall have at least 24 hours of training annually, in addition to any preservice training, relevant to early intervention services, child development, community resources or services for children with disabilities. Specific areas shall include cultural competence, mediation, procedural safeguards and universal health procedures.

 (b)  The training specified in §  4226.29(a)(9) (relating to preservice training) shall be renewed annually, unless there is a formal certification for first aid or cardiopulmonary resuscitation by a recognized health source that is valid for more than 1 year, in which case the time period specified on the certification applies.

 (c)  Records of all annual training shall be kept in the county MH/MR program’s or provider’s personnel files for as long as the person is employed or under contract or for 4 years, whichever is longer, or until any audit or litigation is resolved.

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