71-7107. Department of Health and Human Services; duties.

The Department of Health and Human Services shall be the lead agency for the program. The department shall:

(1) Provide office support to program activities;

(2) Provide necessary equipment for the program and participants;

(3) Provide staff support to the council;

(4) Adopt and promulgate rules and regulations to implement the program;

(5) Recruit hospital personnel and emergency medical workers to be trained as critical incident stress management peers;

(6) Participate in the training and continuing education of such peers and mental health professionals; and

(7) Appoint a director for the program who shall be an employee of the department and shall be the chairperson of the committee.

Source:Laws 1991, LB 703, § 7; Laws 1996, LB 1044, § 774; Laws 1997, LB 184, § 7; Laws 2007, LB296, § 670.