10A NCAC 27G .4502      Staff

(a)  The SACOT shall be under the direction of a Licensed Clinical Addictions Specialist or a Certified Clinical Supervisor who is on site a minimum of 90% of the hours the program is in operation.

(b)  For each SACOT there shall be at least one direct care staff who meets the requirements of a Qualified Professional as set forth in 10A NCAC 27G .0104 (18) for every 10 or fewer clients.

(c)  Each SACOT shall have at least one direct care staff present in the program who is trained in the following areas:

(1)           alcohol and other drug withdrawal symptoms; and

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

(d)  Each direct care staff shall receive continuing education that includes the following:

(1)           understanding of the nature of addiction;

(2)           the withdrawal syndrome;

(3)           group therapy;

(4)           family therapy;

(5)           relapse prevention; and

(6)           other treatment methodologies.


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

Eff. April 1, 2006.