1. All members of the staff of an agency which provides child welfare services must have demonstrated competence in their areas of responsibility, as measured by educational achievement, years of experience and other qualifications, so that the agency can provide high-quality services in an efficient and professional manner. All members of the staff must have the training and experience required by their job descriptions.
An agency which provides child welfare services shall:
Assess the needs of its staff for development and training every 2 years. The agency shall ensure that each new member of its staff engaged in child welfare services receives at least 40 hours of training related to the principles and practices of those child welfare services and completes a course of training related to the provisions of the Indian Child Welfare Act of 1978, 25 U.S.C. §§ 1901
et seq., prescribed by the division. After the first year of employment, all members of the staff engaged in child welfare services must obtain 30 hours biennially of training related to those child welfare services.
(b) Provide to each person who directly provides family assessment services training related to the principles and practices of providing such assessments.
(c) Provide each new employee with an orientation to the agency and to his position. Ongoing orientation and day-to-day activities for the development of staff are a responsibility of the employee's supervisor.
3. An agency which provides child welfare services shall develop and carry out personnel practices and policies which provide all staff and volunteers with clear written information about their rights and responsibilities, and which are conducive to the maintenance of good relations between management and employees and the retention of high-quality employees.
4. All employees must have access to a procedure for the resolution of grievances.
Nev. Admin. Code § 432B.090
Welfare Div., Standards for Child Protective Services part Art. II-E + Art. II-G, eff. 9-11-87-NAC A by Div. of Child & Fam. Services, 7-8-96; R221-97, 6-5-98; E001-01, 6-28-2001; R083-01, 10-31-2001; R045-02, 7-23-2002