10a ncac 27g .1802      Requirements of licensed professionals

(a)  Each facility shall have at least one full-time licensed professional.  For purposes of this Rule, licensed professional means an individual who holds a license or provisional license issued by the governing board regulating a human service profession in the State of North Carolina.  For substance related disorders this shall include a Licensed Clinical Addiction Specialist or a Certified Clinical Supervisor.

(b)  The governing body responsible for each facility shall develop and implement written policies that specify the clinical and administrative responsibilities of its licensed professional(s).  At a minimum these policies shall include:

(1)           supervision of direct care staff;

(2)           oversight of emergencies;

(3)           provision of direct clinical psychoeducational services to children, adolescents or families;

(4)           participation in treatment planning meetings; and

(5)           coordination of each child or adolescent's treatment plan.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 122C-26; 143B-147;

Eff. April 1, 2006.