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Rules and Regulations

Rules and Regulations for Chapter 375-5-6

375-5-6-.12 General Program Owner Responsibilities

 In addition to meeting all other Program requirements, every Program Owner is responsible for the following:

(a) Providing services for the Assessment and Intervention Components of the Program;

(b) The actions of all Program employees, volunteers, agents, representatives, and Instructors carried out within the scope of employment; (c) Maintaining for every Director, Instructor, employee, volunteer, agent, or representative a personnel folder containing their job application, signed statements required by these rules, and, if applicable, a copy of each Instructor's current Certification;

(c) Maintaining for every Director, Instructor, employee, volunteer, agent, or representative a personnel folder containing their job application, signed statements required by these rules, and, if applicable, a copy of each Instructor's current Certification;

(d) Ensuring that Students or Offenders know where and how to obtain information about local alcohol/drug treatment resources and self-help support groups;

(e) Ensuring Students or Offenders know where and how to obtain information about clinical evaluators certified by the DUI Intervention Program at the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities;

(f) Training all Program employees, volunteers, agents, or representatives who have contact with Students or Offenders to provide accurate information regarding the Program and to maintain Student confidentiality;

(g) Participating in Program evaluations and research projects, as directed by the Department;

(h) Prohibiting the solicitation of Students or Offenders for insurance, legal services, bail bonds, specific clinical evaluators or treatment providers, ignition interlock providers, or any other product or service;

(i) Ensuring the quality of instruction and delivery of the Program in a professional manner conducive to learning;

(j) Ensuring that each Student receives a new and unused copy of the required student workbook; and,

(k) Ensuring that a certificate of completion is immediately issued to each Student who successfully completes all Program requirements.

 Authority: O.C.G.A. §§40-5-82 and 40-5-83. History. Original Rule entitled “General Program Owner Responsibilities” adopted. F. July 24, 2009; eff. Aug. 13, 2009. Amended: F. Mar. 25, 2014; eff. Apr. 14, 2014

Authority: O.C.G.A. ยงยง40-5-82 and 40-5-83.
Filed Date: 3/25/2014
Effective Date: 4/14/2014