37.40.207 PREADMISSION SCREENING, QUALIFIED MENTAL RETARDATION PROFESSIONAL
(1) The department will approve persons as qualified mental retardation professionals for purposes of providing preadmission screening and medicaid related case management services.
(2) Qualified mental retardation professional means a person who has specialized training or one year of work experience in habilitation or related services with mentally retarded or other developmentally disabled individuals.
(3) The department will accept as evidence of specialized training the following factors:
(a) licensure or certification in a profession which involves direct care to developmentally disabled persons;
(b) documentation of training, such as certification as a developmental disabilities client programming technician; or
(c) certification as a developmental disabilities professional person.
(4) The department will accept as evidence of work experience documentation of supervised employment in direct care to developmentally disabled persons.
History: Sec. 53-2-201, 53-6-113 and 53-6-402, MCA; IMP, Sec. 53-2-201, 53-6-101, 53-6-111 and 53-6-402, MCA; EMERG, NEW, 1989 MAR p. 439, Eff. 4/14/89; TRANS, from SRS, 2000 MAR p. 489.