Current through Register Vol. 61, No. 4, April 1, 2022
An Opioid Treatment Program utilizing volunteers shall have the
following standards for volunteers:
Policy Required: A written policy
regarding the use of volunteers that shall include:
(a) Specific tasks and responsibilities of
(b) Procedures and
criteria used in selecting volunteers, including sobriety requirements for
individuals recovering from the disease of alcohol or other drug
(c) Specific accountability
and reporting requirements of volunteer; and
(d) Specific procedure for reviewing the
performance of volunteers and providing direct feedback to them.
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
(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.
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.
Stat. Auth.: ORS
Stats. Implemented: ORS
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