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TITLE 40SOCIAL SERVICES AND ASSISTANCE
PART 1DEPARTMENT OF AGING AND DISABILITY SERVICES
CHAPTER 2LOCAL AUTHORITY RESPONSIBILITIES
SUBCHAPTER LSERVICE COORDINATION FOR INDIVIDUALS WITH AN INTELLECTUAL DISABILITY
RULE §2.560Staff Training

(a) An MRA must ensure that the following staff receive training as described in subsection (b) of this section within the first 90 days of performing their service coordination duties:

  (1) staff who provide service coordination; and

  (2) staff who supervise or oversee the provision of service coordination.

(b) Training must address:

  (1) appropriate MRA policies, procedures, and standards;

  (2) the MRA's performance contract/memorandum requirements regarding service coordination and case management;

  (3) plan of services and supports development and implementation;

  (4) person-directed planning consistent with the department's Person Directed Planning and Family Directed Planning Guidelines for Individuals with Mental Retardation;

  (5) permanency planning;

  (6) crisis prevention and management, monitoring, assessment, and service planning and coordination;

  (7) community support services availability and management; and

  (8) advocacy for individuals.

(c) The MRA must document the training provided in accordance with this section in the personnel record of each staff person providing, supervising, or overseeing service coordination.


Source Note: The provisions of this §2.560 adopted to be effective August 31, 2004, 29 TexReg 8313; transferred effective September 1, 2004, as published in the Texas Register September 10, 2004, 29 TexReg 8841

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