SECTION 354.3153. Instructor Requirements  

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  • (a) An instructor must:

    (1) be a certified peer specialist in good standing, and must have the certification endorsement related to any supplemental training before providing that training;

    (2) if part of an organization certified to provide training under this subchapter, rather than certified as an individual, be approved by the organization to provide each type of training described in this subchapter before facilitating that training; and

    (3) use training curricula pre-approved by HHSC, including the knowledge assessment(s) required by §354.3159(e) (relating to Core and Supplemental Training) and §354.3163(b) (relating to Supervisor Training) of this division.

    (b) An instructor who has been consistently providing peer specialist training in the two years before the initial effective date of this section may apply to a certification entity to be approved as an instructor under this subchapter without meeting the requirements in:

    (1) subsection (a)(1) of this section; and

    (2) subsection (a)(2) of this section, except that the instructor may only provide supplemental training in the area of specialty for which they have historically provided training.

Source Note: The provisions of this §354.3153 adopted to be effective January 1, 2019, 43 TexReg 8573