Before the demonstration program is instituted in an area, the department shall assure that all personnel in the program in that area are thoroughly trained in matters relating to their role in the program, utilizing, to the extent possible, existing training resources for each profession. The training shall include information on the culturally diverse community, including, but not limited to, religious, dietary, and education requirements of families affected by this part. At a minimum, training should be provided to all departmental personnel involved in the demonstration project, including case managers. In addition, the department shall offer training to community-based service providers, attorneys, prosecutors, guardians ad litem, judges, and law enforcement personnel. Informational materials concerning the demonstration program should be prepared for families and their attorneys.
Acts 2005, ch. 391, § 7.