Or. Admin. R. 415-020-0080 - Volunteers

Current through Register Vol. 61, No. 4, April 1, 2022

An Opioid Treatment Program utilizing volunteers shall have the following standards for volunteers:

(1) Policy Required: A written policy regarding the use of volunteers that shall include:
(a) Specific tasks and responsibilities of volunteers;
(b) Procedures and criteria used in selecting volunteers, including sobriety requirements for individuals recovering from the disease of alcohol or other drug abuse;
(c) Specific accountability and reporting requirements of volunteer; and
(d) Specific procedure for reviewing the performance of volunteers and providing direct feedback to them.
(2) Orientation and Training: The program shall document that the volunteers complete an orientation and training program specific to their responsibilities before they participate in assignments. The orientation and training shall:
(a) Include a review of the program's philosophical approach to treatment;
(b) Include information on confidentiality regulations and patient's rights;
(c) Specify how volunteers are to respond to and follow procedures for unusual incidents;
(d) Explain the program's channels of communication, reporting requirements, and accountability requirements for volunteers;
(e) Explain the procedure for reviewing the volunteer's performance and providing feedback to the volunteer; and
(f) Explain the procedure for discontinuing a volunteer's participation.


Or. Admin. R. 415-020-0080
HR 4-1988, f. & cert. ef. 5-10-88; HR 17-1993, f. & cert. ef. 7-23-93, Renumbered from 410-006-0080; ADAP 3-1995, f. 12-1-95, cert. ef. 3-1-96; ADS 1-2003, f. 6-13-03, cert. ef. 7-1-03; ADS 2-2008, f. & cert. ef. 11-13-08

Stat. Auth.: ORS 409.410 & 409.420

Stats. Implemented: ORS 430.010(4)(b) & 430.560 - 430.590

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