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28 Pa. Code § 704.4. Compliance with staff qualifications.

§ 704.4. Compliance with staff qualifications.

 (a)  This chapter applies to project directors, facility directors, clinical supervisors, counselors and counselor assistants hired or promoted on or after March 4, 1996.

 (b)  Project directors and facility directors who were hired prior to March 4, 1996, need not comply with the specific qualifications listed in §  704.5 (relating to qualifications for the positions of project director and facility director). They shall comply with § §  704.11(a)—(f) and 704.12 (relating to staff development program; and full-time equivalent (FTE) maximum client/staff and client/counselor ratios).

 (c)  A facility director who transfers to the same position in another facility operated by the same project after March 4, 1996, need not meet the qualifications set forth in §  704.5(c).

 (d)  A project director who accepts a position as a project director in a different project after March 4, 1996, shall comply with §  704.5(c).

 (e)  Persons employed as clinical supervisors and counselors who were hired or promoted prior to March 4, 1996, who do not meet the appropriate staff qualifications shall show evidence that they are working toward full compliance. They shall be in full compliance with this chapter by March 6, 2000. Upon completion of course work, transcripts and other forms of documentation shall be placed in the individual’s personnel file. A licensing representative will check progress at the time of the project site visit.

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