TITLE 59: MENTAL HEALTH
CHAPTER I: DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES
PART 119 MINIMUM STANDARDS FOR CERTIFICATION OF DEVELOPMENTAL TRAINING PROGRAMS
SECTION 119.225 ASSESSMENT OF INDIVIDUALS
Section 119.225 Assessment of individuals
The provider shall assure that, at least annually, each individual receives assessments identified in Sections 119.205(e) and (f) that shall be documented in the individual's record and the results explained to the individual or guardian.
a) The assessment shall determine the individual's strengths and needs, level of adaptive and intellectual functioning, the presenting problem(s) and disability(s), diagnosis and the services required to meet the individual's needs.
b) The assessment shall be performed by staff trained in methods of assessment such as physical, psychological, and functional.
c) Through the method of assessment and the interpretation of results, the assessment shall be sensitive to the individual's:
1) Racial, ethnic and cultural background;
2) Chronological and developmental age;
3) Visual and auditory impairments;
4) Language preferences; and
5) Degree of disability.
d) Annual assessments for individuals shall include the ICAP or the Scales of Independent Behavior (SIB) (DLM Teaching Resources, One DLM Park, Allen, Texas 75002, 1985).