10A NCAC 09 .1727         DISCIPLINE POLICY

(a)  The family child care home operator shall provide a written copy of and explain the operator's discipline practices to each child's parent at the time of enrollment.

(b)  The operator shall obtain a statement signed and dated by the parent that attests that a copy of the written discipline policy was given to, and discussed with him or her.

(c)  That statement shall include the following:

(1)           the child's name;

(2)           the date of enrollment; and

(3)           if different, the date the parent signs the statement.

The signed, dated statement must be in the child's record and must remain on file as long as the child is enrolled.

(d)  If an operator changes the discipline policy at any time, the operator must give written notice of such a change to the child's parent, guardian, or full-time custodian 14 days prior to the implementation of the new policy and the parent, guardian or full-time custodian must sign a statement that attests that a copy of the new policy was given to and discussed with him or her. This statement shall be kept in the child's file.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 110-85; 110-91(8), (11); 143B-168.3;

Eff. October 1, 2017.