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The Child Nutrition Programs Civil Rights and Complaints online training.
Important Notice: CACFP Program Moved to CDSS

The Early Childhood Development Act of 2020 (Senate Bill (SB) 98, Chapter 24, Statutes of 2020) authorized the transfer of child care and development programs administered by the California Department of Education to the California Department of Social Services (CDSS) effective July 1, 2021. The content on this page may not be current and involves the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) that has moved to CDSS. Visit the CDSS CACFP web page External link opens in new window or tab. or call 1-833-559-2420 for more information.

Course Description

Learn about the seven mandatory civil rights training topics, as designated by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and gain an understanding of the sponsor’s responsibilities in ensuring compliance with civil rights regulations.

  • Course Number: 410
  • Training Length: 15 minutes
  • Certificate: Available at the end of the training
  • Target Audience: Food Service Directors and staff
  • Mandatory: No
  • Cost: Free
  • Date Recorded: March 2019

Online Course

Begin the Civil Rights in the Child Nutrition Programs External link opens in new window or tab. course.

Referenced Resources

The following resources are referred to throughout this online course:

Crediting

  • Crediting: 0.25 hours
  • Key Area: Administration (3000)
    • Training Topic: Human Resources(3400)
      • Learning Objective: Human Resources Management (3410), Employee Health, Safety, and Wellness (3450)

For more information on crediting, access the USDA web document Professional Standards Learning Objectives External link opens in new window or tab. (PDF)

Contact Us

If you have technical difficulties, please contact the Program Accountability Administration by phone at 916-327-2256 for assistance. For questions regarding the course content, contact Kaley Wassall, Civil Rights and Complaints Coordinator, by phone at 916-323-5264 or by email at kwassall@cde.ca.gov.

Questions:   Kaley Wassall | kwassall@cde.ca.gov | 916-323-5264
Last Reviewed: Wednesday, June 16, 2021
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