Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 104 Part 6.djvu/367

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PUBLIC LAW 101-645—NOV. 29, 1990 104 STAT. 4757 "SEC. 302. PROVISIONS WITH RESPECT TO CARRYING OUT PURPOSE OF 42 USC 5118a. DEMONSTRATION GRANTS. " (a) JOINT TRAINING OF APPROPRIATE SERVICE PERSONNEL.— "(1) IN GENERAL. —The Secretary shall not make a grant under section 301(a) unless the agency involved agrees to establish, with respect to the subjects described in paragraph (2), a program for joint training concerning such subjects, for appropriate personnel of child welfare agencies, public housing agencies, and appropriate public and private entities that provide services to homeless families. "(2) SPECIFICATION OF TRAINING SUBJECTS. —The subjects referred to in paragraph (1) are— "(A) the relationship between homelessness, and other housing problems, and the initial and prolonged placement of children in out-of-home care; "(B) the housing-related needs of families with children who are at risk of placement in out-of-home care; and "(C) resources (including housing-related assistance) that are available to prevent the initial or prolonged placement in out-of-home care of children whose families are homeless or who have other housing problems. "(b) ADDITIONAL AUTHORIZED ACTIVITIES. — In addition to activities authorized in subsection (a), a grantee under section 301(a) may expend grant funds for— "(1) the hiring of additional personnel to provide assistance in obtaining appropriate housing— "(A) to families whose children are at imminent risk of placement in out-of-home care or who are awaiting the return of children placed in such care; and "(B) to youth who are preparing to be discharged from such care into circumstances of providing for their own support; "(2) training and technical assistance for the personnel of shelters and other programs for homeless families (including domestic violence shelters) to assist such programs— "(A) in the prevention and identification of child abuse and neglect among the families the programs served; and "(B) in obtaining appropriate resources for families who need social services, including supportive services and respite care; "(3) the development and dissemination of informational materials to advise homeless families with children and others who are seeking housing of resources and programs available to assist them; and "(4) other activities, if authorized by the Secretary, that are necessary to address housing problems that result in the inappropriate initial or prolonged placement of children in outof-home care. "SEC. 303. ADDITIONAL REQUIRED AGREEMENTS. 42 USC 5118b. "(a) REPORTS TO SECRETARY. — The Secretary shall not make a grant under section 301(a) unless the agency involved agrees that such agency will— (1) annually prepare and submit to the Secretary a report describing the specific activities carried out by the agency under the grant; and \