Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jun 08, 2023||
referred to children and families
delivered to assembly
|May 18, 2023||
advanced to third reading
|May 17, 2023||
2nd report cal.
|May 16, 2023||
1st report cal.1037
|Apr 18, 2023||
referred to children and families
Senate Bill S6357
2023-2024 Legislative Session
Current Bill Status - In Assembly Committee
- In Committee Assembly
- On Floor Calendar Assembly
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed By Governor
2023-S6357 (ACTIVE) - Details
- Current Committee:
- Assembly Children And Families
- Law Section:
- Social Services Law
- Laws Affected:
- Amd §§421 & 423, Soc Serv L
- Versions Introduced in 2023-2024 Legislative Session:
2023-S6357 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S6357 SPONSOR: MANNION TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the social services law, in relation to allowing for child protective services workers to complete certain required training through distance learning methods PURPOSE: The purpose of this bill is to allow persons hired by a child protective service to complete necessary training requirements through a distance learning method. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1 of this bill would amend section 421 of the Social Services Law by requiring that, on or after April 1, 2024, the training require- ments for persons hired by a local child protective service, excluding the annual in-service training requirement, may be completed through a distance learning method.
2023-S6357 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 6357 2023-2024 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E April 18, 2023 ___________ Introduced by Sen. MANNION -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Children and Families AN ACT to amend the social services law, in relation to allowing for child protective services workers to complete certain required train- ing through distance learning methods THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Paragraph (b) of subdivision 5 of section 421 of the social services law, as amended by chapter 525 of the laws of 2006, is amended to read as follows: (b) promulgate regulations setting forth training requirements which shall specify, among other things, that all persons hired by a child protective service on or after April first, nineteen hundred eighty-six shall have satisfactorily completed a course approved by the department within the first three months of employment, in the fundamentals of child protection, PROVIDED, HOWEVER, THAT ON OR AFTER APRIL FIRST, TWO THOUSAND TWENTY-FOUR, SUCH COURSE MAY BE SATISFACTORILY COMPLETED THROUGH DISTANCE LEARNING METHODS WHICH EVINCE THAT ALL PARTICIPANTS ARE IN ATTENDANCE FOR THE DURATION OF THE COURSE AND ARE ABLE TO ASK QUES- TIONS OF THE INSTRUCTOR, EXCLUDING THE ANNUAL IN SERVICE TRAINING REQUIREMENT. Such course shall include at least basic training in the principles and techniques of investigations, including relationships with other investigative bodies, legal issues in child protection, and methods of remediation, diagnosis, treatment and prevention. Such regu- lations shall also specify that all persons employed by a child protec- tive service on or after December first, two thousand six shall satis- factorily complete six hours of annual in service training, beginning in their second year of employment. Such annual in service training shall include, but is not limited to, review of the protocols for identifica- tion and investigation of child abuse and maltreatment, any developments in legal, treatment and prevention issues in child protection, and EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD10845-02-3
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