Ga. Comp. R. & Regs. R. 375-5-6-.13 - General Program Instructor Responsibilities

In addition to meeting all other Program requirements, every certified Instructor shall be responsible for the following:

(a) Facilitating all Sessions of the Intervention Component. In cases of an emergency, and when the Program Owner has been notified in advance, another certified Instructor may substitute to complete the Intervention Component;
(b) Instructing for no more than eight (8) hours a day;
(c) Arriving at least thirty (30) minutes prior to the beginning of each Session;
(d) Remaining with the class during all Sessions of the Intervention Component;
(e) Performing no other duties or functions while instructing the Intervention Component, including answering the telephone, completing paperwork, or administering assessments;
(f) Ensuring that classes sizes are in accordance with 375-5-6-.15(4)(c);
(g) Conducting class free from the influence of alcohol or any illegal substance;
(h) Requiring all Students to attend the mandatory 20 hours of the Intervention Component;
(i) Scheduling breaks as outlined in the Intervention Component syllabus;
(j) When more than one Intervention Component Session is conducted in a single day, providing for a minimum one (1) hour meal break between each Session. The minimum one (1) hour meal break shall be in addition to the required 20 hours of the Intervention Component;
(k) Requiring Students to sign a class roll at the beginning of each Session of the Intervention Component;
(l) Allowing no Student to attend class while intoxicated or under the influence of any illegal substance;
(m) Requiring each Student to arrive for each Intervention Component Session on time;
(n) Reading the requirements for successful completion of the Program at the first Session of the Intervention Component;
(o) Providing each Student with a new and unused copy of the required student workbook at the first Session of the Intervention Component;
(p) Personally administering and grading the post-tests before the issuance of a certificate of completion;
(q) Ensuring that a certificate of completion is immediately issued to each Student who successfully completes all Program requirements;
(r) Utilizing an up-to-date Instructor's manual and audiovisuals prescribed by the Department during all class Sessions;
(s) Covering all material contained in the Intervention Component curriculum in sequence, as outlined by the course syllabus, without the use of outside material;
(t) Making available to each Student written information containing the names, telephone numbers, and addresses of local alcohol/drug treatment resources and self-help support groups;
(u) Participating in Program evaluation and research, as directed by the Department;
(v) Ensuring that no Student is subject to solicitation for any product or service during the Intervention Component; and
(w) Delivering the Intervention Component in a professional manner that is conducive to learning.


Ga. Comp. R. & Regs. R. 375-5-6-.13
O.C.G.A. Secs. 40-5-82, 40-5-83.
Original Rule entitled "General Program Instructor Responsibilities" adopted. F. July 24, 2009; eff. August 13, 2009.

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