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TITLE 40SOCIAL SERVICES AND ASSISTANCE
PART 1DEPARTMENT OF AGING AND DISABILITY SERVICES
CHAPTER 45COMMUNITY LIVING ASSISTANCE AND SUPPORT SERVICES AND COMMUNITY FIRST CHOICE (CFC) SERVICES
SUBCHAPTER GADDITIONAL CMA REQUIREMENTS
RULE §45.703Qualifications of CMA Staff Persons

(a) A CMA must have a full-time or part-time program director who:

  (1) manages and oversees the CMA's operations, including the provision of case management services to individuals enrolled with the CMA;

  (2) is at least 18 years of age;

  (3) has:

    (A) a bachelor's degree in a health and human services field and two years' work experience in the delivery of services and supports to persons with related conditions or similar disabilities; or

    (B) one of the following:

      (i) a high school diploma and four years' work experience in the delivery of services and supports to persons with related conditions or similar disabilities; or

      (ii) a high school equivalency certificate issued in accordance with the law of the issuing state and four years' work experience in the delivery of services and supports to persons with related conditions or similar disabilities; and

  (4) is an employee of the CMA.

(b) A CMA must ensure that a case manager working for the CMA:

  (1) has:

    (A) a bachelor's degree in a health and human services field, and two years' work experience in the delivery of services and supports to persons with related conditions or similar disabilities; or

    (B) one of the following:

      (i) a high school diploma and four years' work experience in the delivery of services and supports to persons with related conditions or similar disabilities; or

      (ii) a high school equivalency certificate issued in accordance with the law of the issuing state and four years' work experience in the delivery of services and supports to persons with related conditions or similar disabilities;

  (2) is an employee of the CMA;

  (3) is not employed by or contracting with a DSA to provide a direct service to an individual served by the CMA; and

  (4) is not a relative of the individual to whom the case manager is providing case management.


Source Note: The provisions of this §45.703 adopted to be effective March 21, 2011, 36 TexReg 1840; amended to be effective September 1, 2014, 39 TexReg 6631

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