37.106.2006 MENTAL HEALTH CENTER: FOSTER CARE FOR ADULTS WITH MENTAL ILLNESSES, STAFF SUPERVISION AND TRAINING
(1) A mental health center providing foster care shall employ a program supervisor who is experienced in providing services to individuals with mental illnesses. The program supervisor shall supervise all foster care specialists and ensure the program complies with the requirements of this subchapter. The program supervisor may perform the duties of an adult foster care specialist if the mental health center has not more than 10 adult foster care clients.
(2) A mental health center providing foster care shall train the program supervisor and adult foster care specialists in the therapeutic de-escalation of crisis situations. The training must include the use of physical and non-physical methods of managing clients and must be updated, at least annually.
(3) The mental health center shall provide periodic training to reinforce and update the initial training outlined in this rule.
History: Sec. 50-5-103, MCA; IMP, Sec. 50-5-103 and 50-5-204, MCA; NEW, 2002 MAR p. 1092, Eff. 3/29/02.