Section 1267.11

Each intermediate care facility/developmentally disabled-habilitative shall designate direct care staff persons to supervise the direct care services to clients for at least 56 hours per week. The hours of these supervisory staff persons shall be applied against the total number of direct care hours required in regulations developed by the department pursuant to Section 1267.7. These supervisory staff persons shall, at a minimum, meet one of the following criteria:

(a)

Possession of a valid vocational nurse or psychiatric technician license issued by the Board of Vocational Nurse and Psychiatric Technician Examiners.

(b)

Completion of at least 30 college or university units in education, social services, behavioral sciences, health sciences, or related fields, and six months experience providing direct services to developmentally disabled persons.

(c)

Eighteen months experience providing direct services to developmentally disabled persons while under the supervision of a person who meets the requirements of a mental retardation professional as defined in regulations promulgated pursuant to Section 1267.7.
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