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RULE §331.19Staff Person Training

(a) A LIDDA must ensure that the following staff persons complete the training as described in subsection (b) of this section:

  (1) a staff person who provides service coordination; and

  (2) a staff person who supervises or oversees the provision of service coordination.

(b) A LIDDA staff person described in subsection (a) of this section must:

  (1) within the first 90 days of performing service coordination duties, complete training that addresses:

    (A) appropriate LIDDA policies, procedures, and standards;

    (B) the LIDDA's performance contract requirements regarding service coordination;

    (C) plan of services and supports development and implementation;

    (D) person-directed planning consistent with DADS Person Directed Planning Guidelines;

    (E) permanency planning;

    (F) crisis prevention and management, monitoring, assessment, and service planning and coordination;

    (G) community support services, including Medicaid state plan services such as CFC services; and

    (H) advocacy for individuals; and

  (2) complete person-centered service planning training approved by HHSC:

    (A) by June 1, 2017, if the staff person is hired on or before June 1, 2015; or

    (B) within two years after hire, if the staff person is hired after June 1, 2015.

(c) A LIDDA must document the training provided in accordance with this section in the personnel record of each staff person providing, supervising, or overseeing service coordination.

Source Note: The provisions of this §331.19 adopted to be effective August 31, 2004, 29 TexReg 8313; transferred effective September 1, 2004, as published in the Texas Register September 10, 2004, 29 TexReg 8841; amended to be effective March 20, 2016, 41 TexReg 1864; transferred effective July 1, 2022, as published in the Texas Register June 3, 2022, 47 TexReg 3275

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