§ 704.5. Qualifications for the positions of project director and facility director.

 (a)  A drug and alcohol treatment project shall have a project director responsible for the overall management of the project and staff and each drug and alcohol treatment facility shall have a facility director responsible for the overall management of the facility and staff unless the project has but one facility.

 (b)  If the facility does not have a clinical supervisor on staff, clinical responsibilities shall be addressed in one of the following ways:

   (1)  A facility director who has direct responsibility for clinical services shall meet the qualifications in at least one of the paragraphs of §  704.7(b) (relating to qualifications for the position of counselor).

   (2)  If the facility director does not meet counselor qualifications and the facility employs less than eight counselors, a lead counselor or part-time clinical supervisor shall be appointed.

 (c)  The project director and the facility director shall meet the qualifications in at least one of the following paragraphs:

   (1)  A Master’s Degree or above from an accredited college with a major in medicine, chemical dependency, psychology, social work, counseling, nursing (with a specialty in nursing/health administration, nursing/counseling education or a clinical specialty in the human services), public administration, business management or other related field and 2 years of experience in a human service agency, preferably in a drug and alcohol setting, which includes supervision of others, direct service and program planning.

   (2)  A Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college with a major in chemical dependency, psychology, social work, counseling, nursing (with a specialty in nursing/health administration, nursing/counseling education or a clinical specialty in the human services), public administration, business management or other related field and 3 years of experience in a human service agency, preferably in a drug and alcohol setting, which includes supervision of others, direct service and program planning.

   (3)  An Associate Degree from an accredited college with a major in chemical dependency, psychology, social work, counseling, nursing (with a specialty in nursing/health administration, nursing/counseling education or a clinical specialty in the human services), public administration, business management or other related field and 4 years of experience in a human service agency, preferably in a drug and alcohol setting, which includes supervision of others, direct service and program planning.

Cross References

   This section cited in 28 Pa. Code §  704.4 (relating to compliance with staff qualifications).



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