37.106.1960    MENTAL HEALTH CENTER: COMPREHENSIVE SCHOOL AND COMMUNITY TREATMENT (CSCT) PROGRAM, PERSONNEL TRAINING

(1) The CSCT program must be delivered by adequately trained staff. Training should be competency-based and must be documented and maintained in personnel files.

(2) All CSCT program staff are required to receive a minimum of 18 hours of orientation training during the first three months of employment which addresses all of the following:

(a) certified de-escalation training inclusive of physical and nonphysical methods;

(b) child development;

(c ) behavior management;

(d) crisis planning;

(e) roles of responsibilities of CSCT staff in the school setting;

(f) school culture;

(g) confidentiality requirements;

(h) staff and program supervision; and

(i) CSCT program procedures.

(3) All program staff are required to receive a minimum of 18 hours training per year in behavior management strategies that focus on the prevention of behavior problems for youth with serious emotional disturbance (SED). Training must include:

(a) positive behavioral intervention planning and support;

(b) classroom and youth behavior management techniques that include certified de-escalation training inclusive of physical and nonphysical methods;

(c) evidence and research-based behavior interventions and practices; and

(d) progress monitoring techniques to inform treatment decisions.

History: 53-2-201, 53-6-113, MCA; IMP, 50-5-103, 53-2-201, 53-6-101, 53-6-111, 53-6-113, MCA; NEW, 2005 MAR p. 1787, Eff. 9/23/05; AMD, 2013 MAR p. 415, Eff. 7/1/13.