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55 Pa. Code § 2390.176. Staff training.

§ 2390.176. Staff training.

 (a)  A staff person who implements or manages a behavior support component of an individual plan shall be trained in the use of the specific techniques or procedures that are used.

 (b)  If a physical restraint will be used, the staff person who implements or manages the behavior support component of the individual plan shall have experienced the use of the physical restraint directly on the staff person.

 (c)  Documentation of the training provided, including the staff persons trained, dates of training, description of training and training source, shall be kept.


   The provisions of this §  2390.176 issued under sections 201(2), 403(b), 403.1(a) and (b), 911 and 1021 of the Human Services Code (62 P.S. § §  201(2), 403(b), 403.1(a) and (b), 911 and 1021); and section 201(2) of the Mental Health and Intellectual Disability Act of 1966 (50 P.S. §  4201(2)).


   The provisions of this §  2390.176 adopted October 4, 2019, effective in 120 days, 49 Pa.B. 5777.

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