The ISPP team shall submit to the PRC and
Human Rights Committee any behavior treatment plan which includes:
1. Techniques that require the use of
2. Programs involving the
use of response cost.
which might infringe upon the rights of the client pursuant to applicable
federal and state laws, including A.R.S. §
4. The use of behavior-modifying
5. Protective devices
used to prevent a client from sustaining injury as a result of the client's
B. The PRC shall be responsible for approving
or disapproving plans specified in subsection (A) above and any other matters
referred by an ISPP team member.
The PRC shall review and respond in writing within ten working days of receipt
of a behavior treatment plan from the ISPP team, either approving or
disapproving the plan. The response shall be signed and dated by each member
present and shall be transmitted to the ISPP team with a copy to the
chairperson of the Human Rights Committee for review and recommendations at its
next regularly scheduled meeting pursuant to
et seq. The
response shall include:
1. A statement of
agreement that the interventions approved are the least intrusive and present
the least restrictive alternative.
2. Any special considerations or concerns
including any specific monitoring instructions.
3. Any recommendations for change, including
an explanation of the recommendations.
Each PRC shall issue written reports, as
prescribed by the Division, summarizing its activities, findings and
recommendations while maintaining client confidentiality.
1. On a monthly basis, report to a designated
Division representative, with a copy to the chairperson of the Human Rights
2. On an annual basis,
by December 31 of each calendar year, report to the Assistant Director of the
Division of Developmental Disabilities, with a copy to the Developmental
Disabilities Advisory Council.
The PRC shall be composed of, but not be
limited to, the following persons designated by the District Program Manager:
1. The District Program Manager or his
designee, who shall act as a chairperson.
2. A person directly providing habilitation
services to clients.
3. A person
qualified, as determined by the Division, in the use of behavior management
techniques, such as a psychologist or psychiatrist.
4. A parent of an individual with a
developmental disability but not the parent of the individual whose program is
5. A person with no
ownership in a facility and who is not involved with providing services to
individuals with developmental disabilities.
6. An individual with a developmental
disability when appropriate.
A PRC shall be separate from but a
complement to the ISPP team, and the Human Rights Committee established