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§ 2580. Definitions.

16 CA ADC § 2580Barclays Official California Code of Regulations

Barclays California Code of Regulations
Title 16. Professional and Vocational Regulations
Division 25. Board of Vocational Nurse and Psychiatric Technician Examiners of the State of California (Refs & Annos)
Chapter 2. Psychiatric Technicians
Article 5. Schools for Preparation of Psychiatric Technicians
16 CCR § 2580
§ 2580. Definitions.
As used in this Article, unless the context otherwise requires:
(a) “Affiliated with an approved school or program” as used in code section 4531.1(b)(2)(B)(i) means any school or program that has a formal collaborative agreement with an approved school or program as defined in section 4531 of the Code, that controls its academic policies and curriculum, and where the school or program agrees to utilize the policies and curriculum of the approved school or program.
(b) “Institution” means a postsecondary school or educational program offering courses of instruction for the preparation of psychiatric technicians.
(c) “Approval Process” as used in section 4531.1 of the Code means the process by which a school or educational program may seek approval to become an approved school for preparation of psychiatric technicians from the Board.
(d) “Cohort” or “class” means a group of students intended for enrollment in an approved school or program for preparation of psychiatric technicians.
(e) “Faculty” means persons specifically appointed as Director, Assistant Director, Instructor, Additional Faculty, Teacher Assistant, or other persons who have the qualifications to teach as specified in section 2584.
(f) “Good cause shown” means any of the following:
(1) Death of an immediate family member for any individual applicant, or officer, manager, or director of any applicant. Documentation, such as a copy of the death certificate, must be submitted.
(2) Catastrophic illness, contagious disease, or major traumatic injury to any for any individual applicant, or officer, manager, or director of any applicant or their immediate family member (spouse, child, or parent). Documentation, such as an original letter on letterhead from the physician, which includes the date(s), nature of the illness, and the physician's signature, must be submitted.
(3) Natural disaster (earthquake, flood, fire, etc.) in the applicant's physical or office location.
(4) Service of any individual applicant, or officer, manager, or director of any applicant on extended active duty with the Armed Forces of the United States. Documentation, such as copies of current Leave and Earnings Statements or military orders, must be submitted.
(g) “Letter of Intent” as used in Code section 4531.1(a)(1)(A) means the document describing the school's or educational program's preliminary plan to submit an initial application for Board approval of a school or program for preparation of psychiatric technicians in compliance with the requirements of this Article and Article 4 (commencing with Section 4530) of Chapter 10 of Division 2 of the Code.
(h) “Reasonable costs for providing oversight and review” shall include the Board's total staff time in dollar value costs allocated to each task performed in the approval process and in providing oversight and review of an institution, including actual costs to the Board for salaries, wages and other staff benefits paid as part of the application review and to assess continuing compliance with this Article, and any travel expenses incurred by staff and paid by the Board in conducting site visits, inspections, or reviews of an institution.


Note: Authority cited: Sections 4504 and 4531.1, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Section 4531.1, Business and Professions Code.
1. New section filed 6-27-2022 as an emergency; operative 6-27-2022 (Register 2022, No. 26). Pursuant to Business and Professions Code section 4531.1, this action is a deemed emergency and shall remain in effect for a period of one year. A Certificate of Compliance must be transmitted to OAL by 6-27-2023 or the emergency language will be repealed by operation of law on the following day. For prior history, see Register 2013, No. 30.
This database is current through 3/10/23 Register 2023, No. 10.
Cal. Admin. Code tit. 16, § 2580, 16 CA ADC § 2580
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