(1) Each applicant shall attend the required preservice training of not less than eight hours prior to issuance of a regular license.
(2) The foster parents shall complete the resource parent online training within the first year of licensure. Verification of completion of the online training must be provided to the department.
(3) The foster parents must obtain a total of at least 15 hours of training annually for relicensure following the first year of licensure. Training must be documented on a form provided by the department.
(4) The department will provide the foster parents notice that documentation of the training requirements is due in the materials provided by the department for relicensure.
(a) If the foster parents fail to obtain the required training hours, the license will be restricted to the care of the children in the home at the time until such time as the required training hours have been successfully completed; or
(b) If there are no children in the foster home, the license will be deemed automatically suspended until such time as the required training hours have been successfully completed.