Sections
Article 1 General Provisions 1500 – 1518
Article 2 Administration 1520 – 1526.8
Article 2.5 Foster Home and Small Family Home Insurance Fund 1527 – 1527.8
Article 2.7 Foster Parent Training 1529.1 – 1529.2
Article 3 Regulations 1530 – 1539
Article 4 Offenses 1540 – 1549
Article 5 Suspension and Revocation 1550 – 1557.5
Article 5.5 Employee Actions 1558 – 1558.3
Article 5.7 Transitional Housing Placement Program 1559.110
Article 6 Other Provisions 1560 – 1564
Article 7 Local Regulation 1566 – 1566.8
Article 8 Community Care Facilities for Wards of the Juvenile Court 1567 – 1567.8
Article 9 Adult Residential Facilities for Persons with Special Health Care Needs: Licensing 1567.50
Article 9.5 Enhanced Behavioral Supports Homes 1567.61 – 1567.70
Article 9.7 Community Crisis Home Licensure 1567.80 – 1567.87

Terms Used In California Codes > Health and Safety Code > Division 2 > Chapter 3

  • abuse or neglect in out-of-home care: includes physical injury or death inflicted upon a child by another person by other than accidental means, sexual abuse as defined in Section 11165. See California Penal Code 11165.5
  • Adult day program: means any community-based facility or program that provides care to persons 18 years of age or older in need of personal services, supervision, or assistance essential for sustaining the activities of daily living or for the protection of these individuals on less than a 24-hour basis. See California Penal Code 11080
  • Aircraft: includes , but is not limited to, any airplane, glider, or hot air balloon. See California Penal Code 11165.2
  • Bodily injury: means any bodily injury, sickness, or disease sustained by any person including death at any time resulting therefrom. See California Penal Code 11165.2
  • building: includes onsite and offsite facilities, utilities and improvements that, as agreed upon by the parties, are appropriate for the proper operation or function of the building to be occupied jointly by the district and the private person, firm, or corporation. See California Education Code 17515
  • Building: as used in this article means so much of any building or structure of any kind as is or may be entered through the same outside entrance. See California Penal Code 11235
  • Cal-ID: means the automated system maintained by the Department of Justice for retaining fingerprint files and identifying latent fingerprints. See California Penal Code 11112.1
  • Cal-ID Telecommunications System: means a statewide telecommunications network dedicated to the transmission of fingerprint identification data in conjunction with Cal-ID for use by law enforcement agencies. See California Penal Code 11112.1
  • certified family home: means an individual or family certified by a licensed foster family agency and issued a certificate of approval by that agency as meeting licensing standards, and used exclusively by that foster family agency for placements. See California Penal Code 11105.2
  • child: means a person under the age of 18 years. See California Penal Code 11165
  • child abuse or neglect: includes physical injury or death inflicted by other than accidental means upon a child by another person, sexual abuse as defined in Section 11165. See California Penal Code 11165.6
  • child visitation monitor: means a person who, for financial compensation, acts as a monitor of a visit between a child and another person when the monitoring of that visit has been ordered by a court of law. See California Penal Code 11165.7
  • clergy member: means a priest, minister, rabbi, religious practitioner, or similar functionary of a church, temple, or recognized denomination or organization. See California Penal Code 11165.7
  • commercial computer technician: means a person who works for a company that is in the business of repairing, installing, or otherwise servicing a computer or computer component, including, but not limited to, a computer part, device, memory storage or recording mechanism, auxiliary storage recording or memory capacity, or any other material relating to the operation and maintenance of a computer or computer network system, for a fee. See California Penal Code 11165.7
  • Commercial sexual exploitation: refers to either of the following:

    California Penal Code 11165.1

  • Community care facility: means any facility, place, or building that is maintained and operated to provide nonmedical residential care, day treatment, adult day care, or foster family agency services for children, adults, or children and adults, including, but not limited to, the physically handicapped, mentally impaired, incompetent persons, and abused or neglected children, and includes the following:

    California Penal Code 11080

  • Community crisis home: means a facility certified by the State Department of Developmental Services pursuant to Article 8 (commencing with Section 4698) of Chapter 6 of Division 4. See California Penal Code 11080
  • Community treatment facility: means any residential facility that provides mental health treatment services to children in a group setting and that has the capacity to provide secure containment. See California Penal Code 11080
  • craft: includes every boat, ship, vessel, craft, barge, hulk, float or other thing capable of floating. See California Penal Code 11301
  • criminal offender record information: means records and data compiled by criminal justice agencies for purposes of identifying criminal offenders and of maintaining as to each such offender a summary of arrests, pretrial proceedings, the nature and disposition of criminal charges, sentencing, incarceration, rehabilitation, and release. See California Penal Code 11075
  • Crisis nursery: means a facility licensed by the department to operate a program pursuant to Section 1516 to provide short-term care and supervision for children under six years of age who are voluntarily placed for temporary care by a parent or legal guardian due to a family crisis or stressful situation. See California Penal Code 11080
  • department: means the State Department of Health Care Services and "director" means the Director of Health Care Services. See California Insurance Code 10235.50
  • Department: means the Department of Justice. See California Penal Code 11112.1
  • Director: means the Director of Social Services. See California Penal Code 11080
  • Enhanced behavioral supports home: means a facility certified by the State Department of Developmental Services pursuant to Article 3. See California Penal Code 11080
  • environment: means the aggregate of all factors that influence the conditions of life in or about the state or within any portion thereof, and which are affected by the use of pesticides or related materials within the state. See California Health and Safety Code 101090
  • facility: means any premises, place, or building that provides 24-hour residential nonmedical services to adults who are recovering from problems related to alcohol, drug, or alcohol and drug misuse or abuse, and who need alcohol, drug, or alcohol and drug recovery treatment or detoxification services. See California Health and Safety Code 11834.02
  • Foster child: means a person under 19 years of age who has been placed in the care and supervision of licensed foster parents. See California Penal Code 11165.2
  • Foster family agency: means any public agency or private organization, organized and operated on a nonprofit basis, engaged in any of the following:

    California Penal Code 11080

  • Foster family home: means any residential facility providing 24-hour care for six or fewer foster children that is owned, leased, or rented and is the residence of the foster parent or parents, including their family, in whose care the foster children have been placed. See California Penal Code 11080
  • Foster parent: means the person, and including his or her spouse if the spouse is a resident of the same household, providing care, custody, and control of a foster child in a licensed foster family home or licensed small family home, as defined in Section 1502 of the Health and Safety Code. See California Penal Code 11165.2
  • gambling ship: as used in this article means any boat, ship, vessel, watercraft or barge kept, operated or maintained for the purpose of gambling, whether within or without the jurisdiction of the State, and whether it is anchored, lying to, or navigating. See California Penal Code 11317
  • Governing board: means the governing board of the school district which owns the schoolsite. See California Education Code 17487
  • Group home: means a residential facility that provides 24-hour care and supervision to children, delivered at least in part by staff employed by the licensee in a structured environment. See California Penal Code 11080
  • Individual behavior supports plan: means the plan that identifies and documents the behavior and intensive support and service needs of a consumer and details the strategies to be employed and services to be provided to address those needs, and includes the entity responsible for providing those services and timelines for when each identified individual behavior support will commence. See California Penal Code 11418
  • Individual behavior supports team: means those individuals who develop, monitor, and revise the individual behavior supports plan for consumers residing in an enhanced behavioral supports home, pursuant to subdivision (d) of Section 4684. See California Penal Code 11418
  • license: means a basic permit to operate a community care facility. See California Penal Code 11105.01
  • licensing agency: means the State Department of Social Services office responsible for the licensing and enforcement of the California Community Care Facilities Act (Chapter 3 (commencing with Section 1500) of Division 2 of the Health and Safety Code), the California Child Day Care Act (Chapter 3. See California Penal Code 11165.11
  • Motor vehicle: means an automobile, motorcycle, moped, midget automobile, including the type commonly referred to as a kart, go-kart, speedmobile, or by a comparable name whether commercially built or otherwise, trailer or semitrailer designed for travel on public roads, including any machinery or apparatus attached thereto, or snowmobile. See California Penal Code 11165.2
  • neglect: means the negligent treatment or the maltreatment of a child by a person responsible for the child's welfare under circumstances indicating harm or threatened harm to the child's health or welfare. See California Penal Code 11165.2
  • Noncustodial adoption agency: means any licensed entity engaged in the business of providing adoption services, that does all of the following:

    California Penal Code 11080

  • Occurrence: means an accident, including continuous or repeated exposure to conditions, which results in bodily injury or personal injury neither expected nor intended by the foster parent. See California Penal Code 11165.2
  • Person: as used in this article , means individuals, corporations, associations, partnerships, limited liability companies, trustees, lessees, agents and assignees. See California Penal Code 11207
  • Person: as used in this article means individuals, corporations, associations, partnerships, limited liability companies, trustees, lessees, agents and assignees. See California Penal Code 11234
  • person authorized by law to receive a record: means any person or public agency authorized by a court, statute, or decisional law to receive a record. See California Penal Code 11140
  • Personal injury: means any injury to the feelings or reputation of any person or organization arising out of libel, slander, defamation, or disparagement, wrongful eviction, or entry. See California Penal Code 11165.2
  • Private alternative boarding school: means a group home licensed by the department to operate a program pursuant to Section 1502. See California Penal Code 11080
  • Private alternative outdoor program: means a group home licensed by the department to operate a program pursuant to Section 1502. See California Penal Code 11080
  • RAN: means a uniform statewide network of equipment and procedures allowing local law enforcement agencies direct access to the California Identification System. See California Penal Code 11112.1
  • Reasonably suspects: means that it is objectively reasonable for a person to entertain a suspicion, based upon facts that could cause a reasonable person in a like position, drawing, when appropriate, on his or her training and experience, to suspect. See California Penal Code 11162.5
  • Record: means the state summary criminal history information as defined in subdivision (a) of Section 11105, or a copy thereof, maintained under a person's name by the Department of Justice. See California Penal Code 11140
  • Residential facility: means any family home, group care facility, or similar facility determined by the department, for 24-hour nonmedical care of persons in need of personal services, supervision, or assistance essential for sustaining the activities of daily living or for the protection of the individual. See California Penal Code 11080
  • Runaway and homeless youth shelter: means a group home licensed by the department to operate a program pursuant to Section 1502. See California Penal Code 11080
  • schoolsite: means a parcel of land, or two or more contiguous parcels, which is owned by a school district. See California Education Code 17487
  • services: means those services relating to the processing of traffic infraction cases at, and for, the court, including printing and providing to the court and traffic violators hard copy county-specific lists printed from the department's Internet Web site, administratively assisting traffic violators, and any other lawful activity relating to the administration of the court's traffic infraction caseload. See California Health and Safety Code 11839.27
  • Severe neglect: means the negligent failure of a person having the care or custody of a child to protect the child from severe malnutrition or medically diagnosed nonorganic failure to thrive. See California Penal Code 11165.2
  • sexual abuse: means sexual assault or sexual exploitation as defined by the following:

    California Penal Code 11165.1

  • Sexual exploitation: refers to any of the following:

    California Penal Code 11165.1

  • Short-term residential therapeutic program: means a residential facility operated by a public agency or private organization and licensed by the department pursuant to Section 1562. See California Penal Code 11080
  • Small family home: means any residential facility, in the licensee's family residence, that provides 24-hour care for six or fewer foster children who have mental disorders or developmental or physical disabilities and who require special care and supervision as a result of their disabilities. See California Penal Code 11080
  • Social rehabilitation facility: means any residential facility that provides social rehabilitation services for no longer than 18 months in a group setting to adults recovering from mental illness who temporarily need assistance, guidance, or counseling. See California Penal Code 11080
  • special permit: means a permit issued by the state department authorizing a community care facility to offer specialized services as designated by the director in regulations. See California Penal Code 11105.04
  • state department: means the State Department of Social Services. See California Penal Code 11080
  • Substantiated report: means a report that is determined by the investigator who conducted the investigation to constitute child abuse or neglect, as defined in Section 11165. See California Penal Code 11165.12
  • Therapeutic day services facility: means any facility that provides nonmedical care, counseling, educational or vocational support, or social rehabilitation services on less than a 24-hour basis to persons under 18 years of age who would otherwise be placed in foster care or who are returning to families from foster care. See California Penal Code 11080
  • Transitional housing placement provider: means an organization licensed by the department pursuant to Section 1559. See California Penal Code 11080
  • Transitional shelter care facility: means any group care facility that provides for 24-hour nonmedical care of persons in need of personal services, supervision, or assistance essential for sustaining the activities of daily living or for the protection of the individual. See California Penal Code 11080
  • unlawful corporal punishment or injury: means a situation where any person willfully inflicts upon any child any cruel or inhuman corporal punishment or injury resulting in a traumatic condition. See California Penal Code 11165.4
  • victim: means any person alleged or found, upon the record, to have sustained physical or financial injury to person or property as a direct result of the crime charged. See California Penal Code 11158
  • wards of the juvenile court: shall include minors who have been found by the juvenile court to be described by Section 601 or 602 of the Welfare and Institutions Code, as well as minors who are described by Section 601 or 602 of the Welfare and Institutions Code who have been diverted from formal juvenile court proceedings. See California Penal Code 11412
  • Watercraft: includes , but is not limited to, any boat, ship, raft, or canoe, whether motorized or not. See California Penal Code 11165.2
  • willful harming or injuring of a child or the endangering of the person or health of a child: means a situation in which any person willfully causes or permits any child to suffer, or inflicts thereon, unjustifiable physical pain or mental suffering, or having the care or custody of any child, willfully causes or permits the person or health of the child to be placed in a situation in which his or her person or health is endangered. See California Penal Code 11165.3