Section 69-5.6 - Certification of rape crisis counselors

69-5.6 Certification of rape crisis counselors.

(a) Rape crisis programs shall certify that rape crisis counselors have met the training requirements set forth in section 69-5.3 of this Subpart and shall keep records regarding certified rape crisis counselors consisting of the following:

(1) documentation of training received on the provision of services to victims of sexual offenses, sexual abuse or incest;

(2) for rape crisis counselors with less than 40 hours of training, a plan for completing the training requirements within one year from the date of certification;

(3) documentation of ongoing education and training;

(4) an agreement signed by each counselor to adhere to the program's client confidentiality policy;

(5) annual performance evaluation reports;

(6) an attestation signed by the training coordinator that the rape crisis counselor meets the minimum training requirements for certification; and

(7) an attestation signed by the training coordinator that the rape crisis counselor has completed the 40 hours of required training.

(b) The governing authority of each rape crisis program approved under this Subpart must provide the department with a list of its certified rape crisis counselors semi-annually, beginning thirty days from the date of department approval of the program.

Effective Date: 
Wednesday, July 27, 1994
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