language to be deleted (2) new language
Laws of Minnesota 1991 CHAPTER 143-H.F.No. 654 An act relating to human services; requiring training of child care providers to include training in cultural dynamics; amending Minnesota Statutes 1990, section 245A.14, by adding a subdivision. BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA: Section 1. Minnesota Statutes 1990, section 245A.14, is amended by adding a subdivision to read: Subd. 7. [CULTURAL DYNAMICS TRAINING FOR CHILD CARE PROVIDERS.] (a) The ongoing training required of licensed child care centers and group and family child care providers shall include training in the cultural dynamics of childhood development and child care as an option. (b) The cultural dynamics training must include, but not be limited to, the following: awareness of the value and dignity of different cultures and how different cultures complement each other; awareness of the emotional, physical, and mental needs of children and families of different cultures; knowledge of current and traditional roles of women and men in different cultures, communities, and family environments; and awareness of the diversity of child rearing practices and parenting traditions. (c) The commissioner shall amend current rules relating to the initial training of the licensed providers included in paragraph (a) to require cultural dynamics training upon determining that sufficient curriculum is developed statewide. Sec. 2. [EFFECTIVE DATE.] Section 1, subdivision 7, paragraph (a), is effective August 1, 1992. Presented to the governor May 20, 1991 Signed by the governor May 22, 1991, 5:46 p.m.