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340:100-3-38.9. Training requirements for all Developmental Disabilities Services Division (DDSD) and provider agency supervisory staff

Issued 8-1-02

(a) Applicability.  Staff members providing supervision of other staff members in a provider agency or DDSD are required to complete training as explained in this Section.

(b) New employee training.  No later than 30 days following the date of hire, provider agency staff supervising at any level the delivery of direct supports and all DDSD staff must complete the first available DDSD-approved foundation training course and the approved effective teaching course.  The first available class is the first unfilled class held within 60 miles of the staff person's work location following the person's date of hire.

(c) Supervisory training.  All DDSD supervisory staff and provider agency staff in supervisory or management positions complete 12 hours of supervisory or management training:

  • (1) within 60 days of assuming supervisory duties; and
  • (2) each year.

(d) Exceptions.  Exceptions to the training requirements given in this Section may be made by the DDSD director or designee.

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