The examination scope consists of the following knowledge, skills, and abilities:
1. Knowledge of principles and methods of health care, rehabilitation, education, and psychiatric treatment as related to the care and treatment of forensic clients, patients, or inmates with developmental or mental disabilities.
2. Knowledge of the care and treatment of forensic clients, patients, or inmates with developmental or mental disabilities.
3. Knowledge of principles for maximizing the physical, cognitive, and social development of forensic clients, patients, or inmates.
4. Knowledge of specific expertise related to program content.
5. Knowledge of principles, procedures, and techniques used in planning, evaluating, and administering a multidisciplinary forensic client, patient, or inmate treatment program.
6. Knowledge of principles and practices of personnel management and effective supervision.
7. Knowledge of State and Federal laws and rules pertaining to developmental center or mental hospital administration.
8. Knowledge of principles and practices of community organization for developmental or mental disabilities.
9. Knowledge of developmental center/hospital organization, management, and procedures.
10. Knowledge of a supervisor’s responsibility for promoting equal opportunity in hiring and employee development and promotion and for maintaining a work environment this is free of discrimination and harassment.
11. Ability to plan, direct, and coordinate a program that provides care and treatment and maximizes the progress of forensic clients, patients, or inmates.
12. Ability to direct research and evaluation projects.
13. Ability to analyze complex problems and take appropriate action.
14. Ability to formulate and manage a multidisciplinary forensic client, patient, or inmate treatment program.
15. Ability to integrate the program with the overall functions of the developmental center/hospital.
16. Ability to communicate effectively.
17. Ability to work independently in identifying the need for and developing proposed changes in program practices and procedures.