10a NCAC 27g .3502      STAFF

(a)  The services of a certified alcoholism counselor, a certified drug abuse counselor or a certified substance abuse counselor shall be available to each client.

(b)  Each facility shall have at least one staff member on duty trained in the following areas:

(1)           alcohol and other drug withdrawal symptoms; and

(2)           symptoms of secondary complications to alcoholism and drug addiction.

(c)  Each direct care staff member shall receive continuing education to include understanding of the nature of addiction, the withdrawal syndrome, group therapy, family therapy and other treatment methodologies.

(d)  Each direct care staff member in an outpatient facility that serves minors shall receive specialized training in youth development and therapeutic techniques in working with youth.


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

Eff. May 1, 1996.