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November 13, 2017
Volume 44• Issue 23 • Page 1107
MARYLAND DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
Subtitle 57 BOARD FOR CERTIFICATION OF RESIDENTIAL CHILD CARE PROGRAM PROFESSIONALS
10.57.03 Certification — Residential Child and Youth Care Practitioners
Authority: Health Occupations Article, §§20-205, 20-301, 20-302.1, 20-303, 20-305, 20-307, 20-310, and 20-311, Annotated Code of Maryland
Notice of Proposed Action
The Secretary of Health proposes to amend Regulation
COMAR 10.57.03 Certification — Residential Child and Youth Care Practitioners
. This action was considered at a public meeting held on September 8, 2017, notice of which was given by publication on the Board’s website at https://health.maryland.gov/crccp/Pages/Index.aspx pursuant to General Provisions Article, §3–302(c), Annotated Code of Maryland.
Statement of Purpose
The purpose of this action is to clarify the documents required to be submitted when applying for certification as a residential child and youth care practitioner. Currently, the regulation requires a certified copy of transcripts with the school’s seal to document receipt of a high school diploma or equivalent, or of an associate’s or bachelor’s degree. Under this proposal, all that would be required would be a copy of a high school diploma or its equivalent and, unless the applicant has completed an approved training program, official transcripts showing receipt of an associate’s or bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university.
Comparison to Federal Standards
There is no corresponding federal standard to this proposed action.
Estimate of Economic Impact
The proposed action has no economic impact.
Economic Impact on Small Businesses
The proposed action has minimal or no economic impact on small businesses.
Impact on Individuals with Disabilities
The proposed action has no impact on individuals with disabilities.
Opportunity for Public Comment
Comments may be sent to Michele Phinney, Director, Office of Regulation and Policy Coordination, Maryland Department of Health, 201 West Preston Street, Room 512, Baltimore, MD 21201, or call 410-767-6499 (TTY 800-735-2258), or email to firstname.lastname@example.org, or fax to 410-767-6483. Comments will be accepted through December 13, 2017. A public hearing has not been scheduled.
.02 Academic and Experience.
A. Academic Experience. For certification as a certified residential child and youth care practitioner, an applicant shall submit
a certified copy of transcripts with school seals to document
to the Board:
of a high school diploma or equivalent;
(2) (text unchanged)
(a) (text unchanged)
of an associate’s or bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university.
B. (text unchanged)
Secretary of Health
201 W. Preston Street, Baltimore, MD 21201-2399
(410) 767-6500 or 1-877-463-3464
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