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.