WHO IS ACCREDITED?

Private Organization Accreditation

Money Management International is a nationwide nonprofit organization that provides counseling and education related to credit, housing and bankruptcy, and offers debt management assistance if needed. MMI also conducts community education programs in the areas where we have a physical presence.
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VOLUNTEER TESTIMONIAL

Rochelle Haimes, ACSW

Volunteer Roles: Commissioner; Peer Reviewer; Standards Panel Member; Team Leader

Rochelle is a Consultant working with a variety of private organizations to become accredited. Her primary area of expertise is in facilitating the development of PQI systems and activities. Her previous experience with both small and large organizations is the cornerstone for her long-standing volunteer activities as a Peer reviewer and as a Team Leader.
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Purpose

The organization’s behavior support and management policies and practices promote positive behavior and protect the safety of service recipients and staff.

FOC
BSM 4: Restrictive Behavior Management Intervention Training

Personnel who use restrictive behavior management interventions are trained and evaluated on an annual basis.

Interpretation: COA recommends that organizations evaluate training programs and models to select a comprehensive and safe curriculum for use with personnel and service recipients.

NA The organization prohibits the use of restrictive behavior management interventions.

Rating Indicators
1
The organization's practices fully meet the standard, as indicated by full implementation of the practices outlined in the BSM 4 Practice standards.
2
Practices are basically sound but there is room for improvement, as noted in the ratings for the BSM 4 Practice standards.
3
Practice requires significant improvement, as noted in the ratings for the BSM 4 Practice standard; and/or
  • One of the BSM 4 Fundamental Practice Standards received a 3 or 4 rating.
4
Implementation of the standard is minimal or there is no evidence of implementation at all, as noted in the ratings for the BSM 4 Practice standards; and/or
  • Two or more of the BSM 4 Fundamental Practice Standards received a 3 or 4 rating.

Table of Evidence

Self-Study Evidence On-Site Evidence On-Site Activities
    • Table of contents for personnel restrictive behavior management training curriculum
    • Training schedules
    • Procedures for analyzing the effectiveness of each segment of training
    • Training curriculum that addresses BSM 4.01
    • Documentation of restrictive behavior management training provided
    • Interview:
      1. Clinical or program directors
      2. Supervisors
      3. Relevant personnel

  • FP
    BSM 4.01

    Personnel designated to use restrictive behavior management interventions receive annual training on permitted interventions, including:

    1. proper and safe use of interventions, including when it is appropriate to use a restrictive intervention and time limits for use;
    2. understanding the experience of being placed in seclusion or a restraint, including the medical and therapeutic risks related to restrictive interventions and the resulting consequences of the misuse of restrictive interventions, including trauma and retraumatization;
    3. response techniques to prevent and reduce injury;
    4. evaluating and assessing physical and mental status, including signs of physical distress, vital indicators, and nutritional, hydration, and hygiene needs;
    5. readiness to discontinue use of the intervention;
    6. when medical or other emergency personnel are needed; and
    7. documentation and debriefing. 

    Update:

    • Revised Standard - 05/07/18

    Rating Indicators
    1
    The organization's practices reflect full implementation of the standard.
    2
    Practices are basically sound but there is room for improvement; e.g., 
    • The curriculum related to one of the elements is not fully developed or lacks depth; or
    • A few personnel have not been retrained within 12 months but are scheduled to be retrained within 30 days.
    3
    Practice requires significant improvement; e.g.,
    • The curriculum related to two of the elements is not fully developed or lacks depth; or
    • More than a few personnel have not been retrained within 15 months but are scheduled to be retrained.
    4
    Implementation of the standard is minimal or there is no evidence of implementation at all.
    • The curriculum related to three or more of the elements is not fully developed or lack depth; or
    • One of the elements is not covered at all; or
    • More than a few personnel have not been retrained within 15 months and there is no schedule for retraining; or
    • Personnel consistently do not receive training.

  • FP
    BSM 4.02

    Personnel who receive training on restrictive behavior management interventions receive a post-test and are observed in practice to ensure competency.

    Rating Indicators
    1
    The organization's practices reflect full implementation of the standard.
    2
    Practices are basically sound but there is room for improvement; e.g.,
    • Competency procedures need minor clarification; or
    • Staff have been trained but a few did not receive a post-test.
    3
    Practice requires significant improvement; e.g.,
    • A significant number of staff did not receive a post-test; or
    • A few were not observed in practice.
    4
    Implementation of the standard is minimal or there is no evidence of implementation at all;
    • Staff do not routinely receive a post-test or are not observed in practice.
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