Fla. Admin. Code Ann. R. 65G-10.005 - Support Coordinator In-Service Training

Current through Reg. 48, No. 66; April 5, 2022

(1) All support coordinators must attend a minimum of 18 hours of job-related in-service training annually.
(2) Any and all training that is received by a support coordinator, in order to meet the annual 18-hour in-service requirement, must relate to services provided to individuals served by the support coordinator as referenced in chapter 393, F.S.; title 65G, F.A.C.; the iBudget Handbook, and, if applicable, the CDC+ Handbook. Such topics may include, but are not limited to:
(a) Employment related services and benefits;
(b) School transition planning process;
(c) Financial planning, security, and government benefits;
(d) Case management;
(e) Person-centered planning;
(f) Service options for Agency clients;
(g) Affordable housing;
(h) Characteristics of Agency clients;
(i) Community and natural supports;
(j) The abuse, neglect, and exploitation of Agency clients;
(k) Behavioral and emotional health;
(l) Crisis management;
(m) Physical health and wellbeing;
(n) Emergency preparedness, response, and recovery;
(o) Characteristics and needs related to aging;
(p) Technology components of Agency data management systems; and
(q) Adaptive resources.
(3) Support coordinators may take up to 12 hours per year toward their annual in-service training requirement by attending webinars, training offer during monthly meetings, or other trainings conducted or organized by APD.
(4) Support coordinators must maintain documentation verifying successful completion for each in-service training in order to receive in-service training credit, as follows:
(a) Support coordinators will receive documentation from the Agency regarding his or her successful completion of any APD provided in-service training; and
(b) For any in-service training provided by non-APD sources, support coordinators must complete the Support Coordinator In-Service Training Verification, APD Form 65G-10.004 A, effective July 1, 2021, incorporated here by reference, which may be obtained at. The Support coordinator must maintain this form for their records for review by a QIO or by the Agency.
(5) Support coordinators may receive in-service training credits by attending seminars, workshops, home study courses, and webinars presented by other government agencies, certification organizations that specialize in case management, or professional organizations designated by the Agency. A listing of such organizations may be found on the Agency website at www.apdcares.org.
(6) Any support coordinator who has received and maintains a certification from the Commission on Rehabilitation Counselor Certification may satisfy the 18-hour annual in-service training requirement. The support coordinator is responsible for maintaining proof of this certification in their records.
(7) This rule is in effect for five years from its effective date.

Notes

Fla. Admin. Code Ann. R. 65G-10.005

Rulemaking Authority 393.0663(5), 393.501(1), 393.066(8) F.S. Law Implemented 393.066(2), 393.0663, 393.063, F.S.

Adopted by Florida Register Volume 47, Number 041, March 2, 2021 effective 7/1/2021.

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