10a NCAC 27g .5802      STAFF

(a)  Each supported employment program shall have a designated program director.

(b)  The Program Director shall be at least a high school graduate or equivalent with three years of experience in the appropriate disabilities programs.

(c)  Each program shall provide for client evaluation.

(d)  Any person providing evaluation of job performance services shall have a high school diploma.

(e)  In group supported employment models, such as the mobile crew or enclave, each supported employment shall maintain an overall direct service ratio of at least one full‑time equivalent direct service staff member for each eight or fewer clients.

(f)  In individual placement models, such as job coach, the amount of staff contact time per client shall be individualized based on client needs and goals as identified in the service plan.


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

Eff. May 1, 1996.