Title 22. Social Security

Division 6. Licensing of Community Care Facilities

Chapter 8. Residential Care Facilities for the Elderly (RCFE)

Article 7. Personnel

87407. Administrator Re-certification Requirements.

(a) Administrators shall complete at least forty (40) classroom hours of continuing education during each two (2)-year certification period, including:
(1) For administrators who renew their administrator certification on or after January 1, 2003, at least eight (8) hours in subjects related to serving residents with Alzheimer’s Disease and other dementias, including, but not limited to, instruction related to direct care, physical environment, and admissions procedures and assessment.
(A) This instruction may be taken as a single eight (8)-hour class or in smaller increments that total at least eight (8) hours within each two (2)-year renewal period.
(2) At least four (4) hours of instruction in laws, regulations, policies, and procedural standards that impact the operation of residential care facilities for the elderly, including but not limited to the regulations contained in this Chapter.
(3) If not included in the certified administrator’s Initial Certification Training Program, at least one (1) hour of instruction in cultural competency and sensitivity in issues relating to the underserved aging lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender community.
(b) Continuing education hours must be sufficiently related by subject matter and logic to the RCFE Core of Knowledge, current and relevant to facility operations and care, and completed through courses approved for residential care facility for the elderly administrators by the Department. Learn More

Title 22. Social Security

Division 6. Licensing of Community Care Facilities

Chapter 6. Adult Residential Facilities

Article 6. Continuing Requirements
§ 85064.3. Administrator Re-certification Requirements.
(a) Administrators shall complete at least forty (40) classroom hours of continuing education during each two-year certification period, including:
(1) At least four (4) hours of instruction in laws, regulations, policies, and procedural standards that impact adult residential facilities, including but not limited to the regulations contained in this Chapter.
(2) If not included in the certified administrator’s Initial Certification Training Program, at least one (1) hour of instruction in cultural competency and sensitivity in issues relating to the underserved aging lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender community.
(b) Continuing education hours must be sufficiently related by subject matter and logic to the ARF Core of Knowledge, current and relevant to facility operations and care, and completed through any combination of the following:
(1) Courses approved for adult residential facility administrators by the Department.
(2) Certified administrators required to complete continuing education hours required by regulations of the Department of Developmental Services, and approved by the Regional Center, may have up to twenty-four (24) of the required continuing education course hours credited toward the forty (40) hour continuing education requirement.
(A) Community college course hours approved by the Regional Center shall be accepted by the Department for recertification.
(B) Any continuing education course hours in excess of twenty-four (24) hours offered by the Department of Developmental Services and approved by the Regional Center may be credited toward the forty (40) hour requirement provided the courses are not duplicative and relate to the core of knowledge as specified in Sections 85090(h)(1).Learn More