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256J.45 Orientation.

Subdivision 1. County agency to provide orientation. A county agency must provide each MFIP-S caregiver with a face-to-face orientation. The caregiver must attend the orientation. The county agency must inform the caregiver that failure to attend the orientation is considered a first occurrence of noncompliance with program requirements, and will result in the imposition of a sanction under section 256J.46.

Subd. 2. General information. The MFIP-S orientation must consist of a presentation that informs caregivers of:

(1) the necessity to obtain immediate employment;

(2) the work incentives under MFIP-S;

(3) the requirement to comply with the employment plan and other requirements of the employment and training services component of MFIP-S;

(4) the consequences for failing to comply with the employment plan and other program requirements;

(5) the rights, responsibilities, and obligations of participants;

(6) the types and locations of child care services available through the county agency;

(7) the availability and the benefits of the early childhood health and developmental screening under sections 123.701 to 123.74;

(8) the caregiver's eligibility for transition year child care assistance under section 119B.05;

(9) the caregiver's eligibility for extended medical assistance when the caregiver loses eligibility for MFIP-S due to increased earnings or increased child or spousal support; and

(10) the caregiver's option to choose an employment and training provider and information about each provider, including but not limited to, services offered, program components, job placement rates, job placement wages, and job retention rates.

HIST: 1997 c 85 art 1 s 35