10A NCAC 70E .0704       RELICENSURE AND RENEWAL

(a)  Materials for renewing a license are due to the licensing authority prior to the date the license expires.

(b)  All relicensing materials shall be completed and dated within 180 days prior to the date the supervising agency submits materials for licensure to the licensing authority.  Medical examinations of the members of the foster home shall be completed and dated within 12 months prior to submitting materials for relicensure.

(c)  All relicensing materials shall be submitted at one time to the licensing authority.  The licensing authority shall return incomplete relicensure applications to the supervising agency.

(d)  If materials are submitted after the foster home license expires, a license is issued by the licensing authority effective the date the licensing materials are approved by the licensing authority.

(e)  When a foster home license is terminated for failure to submit relicensure materials, the licensing authority shall relicense the home if the relicensure materials are submitted to the licensing authority within one year of the date the license was terminated and all requirements are met.  After one year, the supervising agency shall submit a new licensure application to the licensing authority.

(f)  When a foster home license has been terminated in good standing and the foster family wishes to be licensed again, the licensing authority shall renew the license if there are no changes or the changes meet the requirements of the Rules of this Section.  The period of time for this renewed license is from the date the request is received by the licensing authority to the end date of the license period in effect when the license was terminated.

(g)  Unless previously licensed foster parents who have not been licensed within the last 24 consecutive months demonstrate mastery of the parenting skills listed in 10A NCAC 70E .1117(1) to the satisfaction of the supervising agency and documented to the licensing authority, the foster parents shall complete the 30 hours of pre-service training specified in 10A NCAC 70E .1117(1).

(h)  Unless previously licensed therapeutic foster parents who have not been licensed within the last 24 consecutive months demonstrate mastery of the therapeutic skills listed in 10A NCAC 70E .1117(2) to the satisfaction of the supervising agency and documented to the licensing authority, the therapeutic foster parents shall complete the 10 hours of pre-service training specified in 10A NCAC 70E .1117(2).

(i)  The supervising agency shall provide documentation to the licensing authority that trainings for first aid, CPR, and universal precautions are updated.

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 131D-10.1; 131D-10.3; 131D-10.5; 143B-153;

Eff. September 1, 2007;

Amended Eff. August 1, 2011; November 1, 2009.