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TITLE 26HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES
PART 1HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES COMMISSION
CHAPTER 748MINIMUM STANDARDS FOR GENERAL RESIDENTIAL OPERATIONS
SUBCHAPTER EPERSONNEL
DIVISION 2CHILD-CARE ADMINISTRATOR
RULE §748.533Can a child-care administrator be an administrator for two residential child-care operations?

(a) Except as provided in subsection (b) of this section, a child-care administrator can be an administrator for two residential child-care operations, including a child-placing agency, if:

  (1) Both operations are in good standing with Licensing;

  (2) The size and scope of the operations are manageable by one person, which is clarified in the written professional staffing plans;

  (3) The child-placing agency, if applicable, is not managing more than 25 foster homes;

  (4) The person also holds a valid Child-Placing Agency Administrator License, if applicable; and

  (5) The general residential operations and/or RTCs are contiguous. A child-placing agency does not have to be contiguous.

(b) An operation that provides emergency care services must designate an employee in the staffing plan that is solely responsible for administering those services. This employee must have the experience and background to be able to perform the child-care administrator responsibilities. See §748.535 of this title (relating to What responsibilities must the child-care administrator have?). A designated employee, other than the child-care administrator for the operation, is not required if the emergency care services program has a capacity of not more than 30 children.


Source Note: The provisions of this §748.533 adopted to be effective January 1, 2007, 31 TexReg 7377; amended to be effective September 1, 2010, 35 TexReg 7497; amended to be effective January 1, 2017; transferred effective March 9, 2018, as published in the Texas Register February 16, 2018, 43 TexReg 909

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