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PDFWAC 388-112A-1295

What are the minimum qualifications for instructors for developmental disabilities specialty training?

(1) Instructors for developmental disabilities specialty training must meet the minimum qualifications in WAC 388-112A-1240 (1) and (2) and the following minimum qualifications:
(a) The instructor must be experienced in developmental disabilities caregiving practices and capable of demonstrating competency in the entire course content;
(b) Education and work experience:
(i) Bachelor's degree with at least two years of full-time work experience in the field of disabilities; or
(ii) High school diploma or equivalent, with four years full-time work experience in the field of developmental disabilities, including two years full-time direct work experience with people who have a developmental disability;
(c) Successful completion of the developmental disabilities specialty training under WAC 388-112A-0420;
(d) Teaching experience:
(i) Two hundred hours of teaching experience;
(ii) Successful completion of an adult education class that meets the requirements of WAC 388-112A-1297; and
(iii) Successful completion of the DSHS instructor qualification/demonstration process; and
(e) Has been approved and contracted by the department as a community instructor.
(2) Instructors who will administer tests must have experience in assessment and competency testing.
(3) Developmental disabilities specialty training may be taught by an assisted living facility administrator or designee, enhanced services facility administrator or designee, adult family home provider or designee, or corporate trainer, who has successfully completed the following:
(a) Developmental disabilities specialty training under WAC 388-112A-0420;
(b) DSHS instructor qualification/demonstration process; and
(c) Adult education class that meets the requirements of WAC 388-112A-1297.
(4) A qualified instructor under this section may teach developmental disabilities specialty training to long-term care workers employed at other homes licensed by the same licensee.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 74.39A.009, 74.39A.070, 74.39A.074, 74.39A.351, 74.39A.341, 18.20.270, 18.88B.021, 18.88B.035, 70.128.230, 71A.12.030. WSR 17-22-036, ยง 388-112A-1295, filed 10/24/17, effective 11/24/17.]
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