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Rules and Regulations

Rules and Regulations for Chapter 375-5-6

375-5-6-.11 Program Employees.

(1) Each Program employee, volunteer, agent, or representative who provides any Program service to Offenders or Students, has access to Program records, or who has telephone or face-to-face contact with Offenders or Students shall meet the following requirements: 

(a) Be at least eighteen (18) years of age;

 

(b) Sign a confidentiality statement provided by the Department agreeing to hold the identity of Students and Offenders and Student records confidential;

 

(c) Sign a statement provided by the Department affirming that he or she is not excluded by any of the provisions of 375-5-6-.03;

 

(d) Sign a statement cosigned by the Program Owner that the employee has received orientation on these rules and operations guidelines relevant to that employee's job duties; and

 

(e) Never have been found to have participated in the falsification of records, issuance of false or fraudulent certificates, or the theft of certificates from a certified Program. 

 

(2) The Department may cancel, suspend, or revoke the Certification of any Program if it is determined that the Program or Program employees, volunteers, agents, or representatives have violated any provision of this chapter.

 

 

Authority: O.C.G.A. ยงยง40-5-82 and 40-5-83.
Filed Date: 7/24/2009
Effective Date: 8/13/2009