63H-2.002. Definitions  


Effective on Tuesday, April 5, 2011
  • 1(1) Academy – A department approved training site where Phase II certification training occurs.

    15(2) Administrator – One whose primary responsibility is overseeing the daily operations of a facility, program or judicial circuit.

    34(3) Certification – A process indicating that an individual has fulfilled a minimum standard level of competency in a profession and authorizes the individual to practice in the profession.

    63(4) Certified Staff – Direct care staff in facilities/units who have completed the certification requirements set forth in Rules 8263H-2.005, 8363H-2.006 84and 8563H-2.007, 86F.A.C.

    87(5) Daily Observation Report (DOR) – The document used to formally evaluate and provide feedback on the newly hired staff’s performance and knowledge to ensure the staff has achieved or exceeded satisfactory performance.

    120(6) Department – Florida Department of Juvenile Justice.

    128(7) Detention Staff – State or contracted direct care staff assigned to work at a detention facility.

    145(8) Direct Care Staff – Having direct contact with youth for the purpose of providing care, supervision, custody, or control in a detention facility, probation unit, day treatment program or commitment program within any restrictiveness level, operated by the department or by a provider under contract with the department.

    194(9) Field Training Officer (FTO) – Refers to an employee who has successfully completed the Field Training Officer course.

    213(10) In-Service Training – The ongoing training that employees are required to receive in all but the first year of their employment. Such training must be documented and relevant to the employee’s job responsibilities as set out in this rule.

    253(11) ITW – The 80-hour Instructor Techniques Workshop.

    261(12) Non-Residential Staff – State or contracted direct care staff assigned to work in a non-residential environment, including probation and day treatment programs.

    284(13) On the job training – Training on specific skills based on pre-service/Phase I topics that is conducted by an FTO and/or administrative staff.

    308(14) Protective Action Response (PAR) – The department-approved verbal and physical intervention techniques and the application of mechanical restraints used in accordance with the PAR Rule (Chapter 63H-1, F.A.C.), the PAR Escalation Matrix, and PAR training curricula.

    345(15) PAR Certification – This applies to an employee who has successfully completed PAR training as described in Chapter 63H-1, F.A.C. Only employees who are PAR trained are authorized to use PAR.

    377(16) Phase I Training – The initial portion of the certification training process, applicable to state direct care staff, which is conducted at the workplace.

    402(17) Phase II Training – A part of the certification training process, applicable to state direct care staff, which is conducted at an academy.

    426(18) Pre-Service Training – The initial training for newly hired contracted, county or municipally operated direct care staff that is conducted after hire but before they become direct care staff.

    456(19) Residential Staff – State or contracted direct care staff assigned to work at a residential facility.

    473(20) Returning Staff – These are trained/certified staff who have separated from employment and are re-hired into the same position type.

    494(21) Staff Development and Training – The branch of the department responsible for the creation, implementation, and maintenance of training and evaluation materials.

    517Rulemaking Authority 51920.316(1), 520985.601(8) FS. 522Law Implemented 524985.02(3)(c), 525985.601(8) FS. 527History–New 6-11-07, Amended 4-5-11.

     

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