2017 New Jersey Revised Statutes
TITLE 18A - EDUCATION
Section 18A:71B-97 - Filling of direct care professional position with persons having degrees.
18A:71B-97 Filling of direct care professional position with persons having degrees.
11. To better ensure the effectiveness of the program, any agency of the State, any political subdivision thereof, and any nonprofit agency in the State, that operates a qualified facility, or provides services under contract funded in whole or in part with State funds at a qualified facility shall make the greatest possible good faith effort to fill any direct care professional position at the qualified facility with a person having an undergraduate or graduate degree in a human services discipline, such as social work, psychology or counseling, or in a health-related profession such as occupational, physical, or speech therapy.