Current through Register Vol. 54, No. 7, April 4, 2022
Behavior Management Committee shall review and make recommendations for the
approval or disapproval of all behavior plans using Level III techniques. The
CEO shall make the final decision and assume responsibility for whatever course
of action is pursued. The CEO shall document substantive reasons when
proceeding against the advice and recommendation of the Behavior Management
The composition and
operation of Behavior Management Committee shall be as follows:
1. The Committee shall consist of not less
than five nor more than 15 members;
2. The Committee shall be comprised of no
more than one third common membership of the Behavior Management and Human
Rights committees of a facility;
The members of the Behavior Management Committee shall be appointed by the
4. A chairperson shall be
appointed by the CEO;
behavior management shall meet as frequently as needed;
6. Attendance by at least 50 percent of
membership shall constitute a quorum; and
7. Members shall abstain from voting on any
issue that might constitute a conflict of interest.
The Behavior Management Committee's
responsibilities shall include:
behavior management plans to determine whether or not they are
clinically/technically appropriate and comply with the agency's
2. Serving as a resource to
3. Reviewing individual
behavior programs involving Level III techniques and recommending
approval/disapproval in writing to the CEO. If the plan is disapproved, the
reason(s) shall be specified;
Completing a review of all programs using Level III techniques at 30 day
intervals for the first 90 days and at least every 90 days thereafter;
5. Reviewing other issues
involving behavior management as referred.
(d) Any change in membership shall be
reported to the Director within 30 days.
(e) The minutes of each committee meeting
shall be available for review by persons authorized by the Director.
(f) The CEO, committee members and any
observers shall receive copies of the minutes.