§ 6400.196. Staff training.
(a) If restrictive procedures are used, there shall be at least one staff person available when restrictive procedures are used who has completed training within the past 12 months in the use of and ethics of using restrictive procedures including the use of alternate positive approaches.
(b) A staff person responsible for developing, implementing or managing a restrictive procedure plan shall be trained in the use of the specific techniques or procedures that are used.
(c) If manual restraint or exclusion is used, a staff person responsible for developing, implementing or managing a restrictive procedure plan shall have experienced use of the specific techniques or procedures directly on themselves.
(d) Documentation of the training program provided, including the staff persons trained, dates of training, description of training and training source shall be kept.
The provisions of this § 6400.196 amended through January 22, 1982, effective March 1, 1982, 12 Pa.B. 384; amended August 9, 1991, effective November 8, 1991, 21 Pa.B. 3595. Immediately preceding text appears at serial page (131377).
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