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File #: Int 1590-2017    Version: Name: Training for preventive services employees.
Type: Introduction Status: Enacted
Committee: Committee on General Welfare
On agenda: 5/10/2017
Enactment date: 12/31/2017 Law number: 2018/016
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to training for preventive services employees
Sponsors: Fernando Cabrera , Helen K. Rosenthal, Stephen T. Levin, Vincent J. Gentile, Ben Kallos, Carlos Menchaca
Council Member Sponsors: 6
Summary: Preventive services are supportive services provided to children and their families for the purposes of averting an impairment or disruption of a family which will or could result in the placement of a child in foster care, enabling a child who has been placed in foster care to return to his family at an earlier time than would otherwise be possible, or reducing the likelihood that a child who has been discharged from foster care would return to care. This bill would require the Administration for Children’s Services (ACS) to provide training to all individuals providing preventive services on an ongoing basis. The bill would also require ACS to ensure that all individuals providing preventive services to attend at least one training a year, the content of which ACS determines.
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 1590-A, 2. Summary of Int. No. 1590, 3. Int. No. 1590, 4. May 10, 2017 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 5. Committee Report 6/14/17, 6. Hearing Testimony 6/14/17, 7. Hearing Transcript 6/14/17, 8. Proposed Int. No. 1590-A - 11/27/17, 9. Committee Report 11/29/17, 10. Hearing Transcript 11/29/17, 11. November 30, 2017 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 12. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 11-30-17, 13. Minutes of the Stated Meeting - November 30, 2017, 14. Fiscal Impact Statement, 15. Int. No. 1590-A (FINAL), 16. Legislative Documents - Letter to the Mayor, 17. Local Law 16
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Int. No. 1590-A

 

By Council Members Cabrera, Rosenthal, Levin, Gentile, Kallos and Menchaca

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to training for preventive services employees

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

 

Section 1. Chapter 9 of title 21 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new section 21-916 to read as follows:

§ 21-916 Preventive services training. a. Definitions. For the purposes of this section, the term “preventive services” means supportive and rehabilitative services provided, in accordance with title four of the social services law, to children and their families for the purposes of: averting an impairment or disruption of a family which will or could result in the placement of a child in foster care; enabling a child who has been placed in foster care to return to his family at an earlier time than would otherwise be possible; or reducing the likelihood that a child who has been discharged from foster care would return to such care.

b. ACS shall require all individuals providing preventive services to attend trainings, the content of which shall be determined by ACS, on an ongoing basis and no less than once per year. This requirement is in addition to any other training required by law or regulation for individuals providing preventive services.

§ 2. This local law takes effect 60 days after it becomes law.

 

 

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