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NARA November 1st Webinar

Wednesday November 1st, 2023
1:00 PM Eastern Time

The CARE Tools focus CCLD’s efforts in the three IPP priority areas: Prevention, Compliance and Enforcement

As part of the Inspection Process Project (IPP), the Community Care Licensing Division (CCLD) has developed the CARE Tools (Compliance and Regulatory Enforcement) for use in the Child Care, Adult and Senior Care, and Children's Residential Programs. The CARE Tools are used by Licensing Program Analysts (LPAs) when conducting inspections in licensed facilities.

Our Presenters for this session:

Maria Hendrix, California Department of Social Services

Maria Hendrix is an Assistant Program Administrator for the California Department of Social Service, Community Care Licensing Division, Child Care Program. She currently has oversight of Regional Offices in San Diego, Orange, and Los Angeles Counties.  In this capacity, she works to ensure compliance of health and safety requirements and the quality of care, for child care facilities in the areas she oversees. During her career, Ms. Hendrix has worked providing direct care, with communities and stakeholders within the Early Child Care and Education field. Maria holds a bachelor’s degree in child development. 


Ariel CazaresCalifornia Department of Social Services

Ariel Cazares is an Associate Governmental Program Analyst for the California Department of Social Services, Community Care Licensing Division, Child Care Program. She works with the Assistant Program Administrator (APA) for Regional Offices in San Diego, Orange, and Los Angeles Counties.  She supports the regional offices by reviewing data and office practices to recommend trainings or make modifications to processes.  She assists the APA with special projects to help manage licensed child care programs. During her career with the State, she has worked directly with providers as a licensing program analyst providing consultation and support. Ariel holds a bachelor’s degree in Sociology.




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