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AFC Training Approval Submission ProcessAFC GROUP HOME TRAINING FOR LICENSEES AND ADMINISTRATORS
Approval of training on this web site does not constitute an endorsement of any particular trainer, training company, or their consultative or other services. To present otherwise to the public is fraudulent and grounds for removal of training approval from this site.
Note: Inclusion of posted training on this website reflects approval of curriculums submitted to the department. Approval of the curriculum does not assure the quality of the training provided or competancy of the trainers.
Technical assistance regarding, policies, procedures, program statements, or any other rule requirements, may be obtained at no charge from Division of Adult Foster Care and Home for the Aged Licensing staff.
For application information please call (866) 685-0006 or click on "Tutorial for Application Inquiries" at http://www.michigan.gov/dhs/0,1607,7-124-5455_27716_27717-122898--,00.html. Send questions regarding technical assistance or training, to AFCHFAPublicFeedback@michigan.gov, or call your local Bureau of Children and Adult Licensing, listed in "Contact Information" at http://www.michigan.gov/dhs/0,1607,7-124-5455_27716_27717-80929--,00.html.
Training programs (conference, workshop, etc.) are required by Adult Foster Care Small and Large Group Home Administrative Rules 400.14203 and 400.15203 to be approved by the Bureau of Children and Adult Licensing. An AFC licensee or administrator may seek out pre-approved training. Pre-approval provides assurance that the training is consistent with Act 218 and the administrative rules. However, should training presented conflict with any statutory or rule requirements, those requirements will prevail and supercede any training.
A training program will only be accepted as counting toward the required 16 hours of annual training when it has been determined by the Licensing Consultant that the training is relevant to the licensee's and/or administrator's admission policy and program statement. (R400.14203 (15203).
REVIEW AND APPROVAL OF TRAINING PROGRAMS
Training curriculums may be submitted to the Bureau of Children and Adult Licensing for prior review and approval of credits. Following the review a written response, specifying approval or disapproval of the training curriculum, will be sent to the training provider.Submitting training programs for review and approval
The following information is necessary and is to be submitted by the sponsoring or host agency or a committee member:
Submit training requests no later than 60 days before the activity date to:
Please Note The Following:
Submission of training courses/curricula is not the equivalence of approval. Approval of a course/curriculum is indicated through the issuance of an official letter from the Adult Foster Care and Homes for the Aged Licensing Division. Please do not indicate course/curriculum approval until receipt of such letter. To present otherwise to the public is fraudulent and grounds for removal of training approval from this site.
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