|An informal Office Meeting was conducted in the Monterey Park Regional Office (MPRO). Present during the meeting were Program Manager/Director Jermaine Kyle, Program Specialist Rocio Bach, Licensing Program Manager (LPM) Cassandra Cooper and Licensing Program Analyst (LPA) Jennifer Hua.
The purpose of this meeting was to discuss the following: Personal Rights and Criminal Record Clearance. An incident was reported to the MPRO on or about March 23, 2016 where a child’s Personal Rights was violated by being grabbed by their arms or shirts by a staff member. During the inspection to the facility on July 12, 2016, the LPA found a staff present in the facility without a fingerprint clearance. The licensee was reminded that no staff shall violate the personal rights of children in care and that all personnel shall be fingerprinted and cleared prior to working, residing and/or being present in a facility.
The Additional items were discussed with the Licensee:
1. The licensee was informed that the facility must be in compliance at all times.
2. Deficiency cited on July 12, 2016 for personal rights and criminal record clearance was cleared on March 13, 2017.
3. The licensee was advised to check the Child Care Licensing web site at www.ccld.ca.gov for quarterly updates, forms and regulations.
Exit interview conducted with both individual's who are agreement with the above.