(1) The certification committee may revoke an individual's certification for any of the following reasons:
(a) misrepresentation of professional person authority;
(b) exercising professional person authority regarding the treatment of a patient without personal knowledge of the patient, situation, or both;
(c) conduct in violation of patient rights as cited in Title 53, chapter 21, part 1, MCA;
(d) providing an endorsement for an applicant for facility mental health certification without personal knowledge of the applicant's successful performance on the clinical competency evaluation; and
(e) failing to meet ongoing educational requirements or suspension or revocation of their mental health professional license.
(2) The certification committee will investigate any allegations against a professional person which falls into one of the above categories and give the professional person an opportunity to rebut the allegations prior to making a decision regarding revocation of certification.