To demonstrate that it has provided appropriate training and that its employees have received that training, State Hospitals should immediately begin maintaining training records for all employee and contract evaluators.
As of February 29, 2016, DSH-Sacramento and DSH-Coalinga are maintaining databases to track evaluator training.
DSH has established procedures to track training(s) and maintain records. DSH is currently in the process of inputting training records for all employees and contract evaluators. All records will be tracked and maintained by December 2015.
DSH has established procedures to track training(s) and maintain
records and will implement on May 18, 2015.
On May 20, 2015 State Hospitals finalized a a policy for processing training requests from evaluators. That policy describes the records evaluators must submit in order to have the training approved. In addition, it notes that the program support unit will maintain copies of all records submitted as part of the training request in evaluators' files. However, the policy is recent and it is not yet apparent that State Hospitals is maintaining these records according to the new policy.
†Response Type refers to the interval in which the auditee is providing the State Auditor with their status in implementing recommendations made in an audit report. Auditees must submit a response regarding their progress in implementing recommendations from our reports at three intervals from the release of the report: 60 days, six months, and one year or subsequent to one year.
*Agency responses received after June 2013 are posted verbatim.