10a NCAC 27e .0103 GENERAL POLICIES REGARDING INTERVENTION PROCEDURES
(a) The following procedures shall only be employed when clinically or medically indicated as a method of therapeutic treatment:
(1) planned non‑attention to specific undesirable behaviors when those behaviors are health threatening;
(2) contingent deprivation of any basic necessity; or
(3) other professionally acceptable behavior modification procedures that are not prohibited by Rule .0102 of this Section or covered by Rule .0104 of this Section.
(b) The determination that a procedure is clinically or medically indicated, and the authorization for the use of such treatment for a specific client, shall only be made by either a physician or a licensed practicing psychologist who has been formally trained and privileged in the use of the procedure.
History Note: Authority G.S. 122C‑51; 122C‑53; 122C‑60; 122C‑62; 131E‑67; 143B‑147;
Eff. February 1, 1991;
Amended Eff. January 1, 1992;
Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without substantive public interest Eff. March 26, 2017.