PM 21-03-02-a

  1. When the client is approved to participate in Vocational Training, provide the client with a copy of the RSP. Also give them a supply of revised text Responsibility and Services Plan Attendance and Activity Report (Form 4006) unless other procedures have been established to verify attendance with the school.
  2. Explain participation requirements to the client. revised textTell them to submit a completed Form 4006 at least monthly. Tell the client to submit a copy of the grade report each term or a statement from the school at the next REDE, if the school does not issue grade reports.
  3. Be sure the client understands activity requirement policy; tell them about the cash penalties for failure and refusal to cooperate.
  4. If not already enrolled. refer the client to an education program Revised textif appropriate.
  5. Document the type of training program in the RSP and show how it meets the definition of Vocational Training (see PM 21-03-02). Use the RSP to keep track of how many months the client has been in Vocational Training, their cumulative GPA, and, when applicable, how many months they have met the criteria to stop the TANF 60-month count. When they have been in Vocational Training more than 24 months, the RSP and the most recent revised textForm 4006 and/or Form 4765 must show they also meet the work requirement, unless they are in a Vocational Degree Program and meet the criteria to stop the TANF 60-month count (see WAG 03-06-01-d).
  6. Participation hours include school attendance hours plus allowable study hours. Use monthly hours and divide by 4 to find the weekly average. Update the Revised textRSP with the average weekly participation hours. Hours are displayed on the CDB in Item 60 Activity Code 350. When the client is in a Vocational Degree Program and meets the criteria to stop the TANF 60-month count, see WAG 03-06-01-d. Text deleted
  7. When the client completes their education goal or is no longer eligible to participate in Vocational Training, meet with the client and revise the RSP. Text deleted