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TITLE 40SOCIAL SERVICES AND ASSISTANCE
PART 2DEPARTMENT OF ASSISTIVE AND REHABILITATIVE SERVICES
CHAPTER 108EARLY CHILDHOOD INTERVENTION SERVICES
SUBCHAPTER CSTAFF QUALIFICATIONS
RULE §108.312Licensed Practitioner of the Healing Arts (LPHA)

(a) The LPHA provides necessary clinical knowledge for the IFSP team to plan and implement individualized, goal oriented services within an interdisciplinary approach.

(b) The LPHA's responsibility is to document the child's progress towards the IFSP outcomes, recommend to the team modifications to the plan as needed, and provide re-assessments or ongoing therapy services as planned on the IFSP.

(c) A LPHA is required to sign the IFSP and in doing so acknowledges the planned services are reasonable and necessary.

(d) The LPHA provides ongoing monitoring and assessment of the IFSP, at least once every six months as part of the periodic review, to provide professional opinion as to the effectiveness of services.


Source Note: The provisions of this §108.312 adopted to be effective March 7, 2015, 40 TexReg 939; amended to be effective June 30, 2019, 44 TexReg 3280

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