Section .0700 ‑ Residential Treatment Programs For Children And Adolescents Who Are Emotionally Disturbed Or Who Have A Mental Illness

Link to law: http://reports.oah.state.nc.us/ncac/title 10a - health and human services/chapter 27 - mental health, community facilities and services/subchapter b/10a ncac 27b .0701.html
Published: 2015

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SECTION .0700 ‑ RESIDENTIAL TREATMENT PROGRAMS FOR

CHILDREN AND ADOLESCENTS WHO ARE EMOTIONALLY DISTURBED or who have a mental

illness

 

10A NCAC 27B .0701       DEFINITION AND GOALS

(a)  Definition.

(1)           Primary Service.  Residential treatment

programs provide a structured living environment for children and adolescents

with moderate to severe emotional problems who may also be the multiply

handicapped.  The children and adolescents in this program are those for whom

removal from home is essential to facilitate treatment.  Some children and

adolescents may be able to receive services in a day treatment program, have a

job placement, or attend public schools; for others, special education service

may need to be offered within the residential setting.  A residential treatment

program provides healthy adult role models; group, individual and family

resources; and social, emotional and cognitive training.  Included in

residential treatment are room and board costs for up to six consecutive months

for any one placement;

(2)           Components.  None;

(3)           Resource Items.  None;

(4)           Target Population.  Children and

adolescents under 18 years of age who are seriously emotionally disturbed.

(b)  This service may be directed toward the goals of:

(1)           economic self‑support;

(2)           personal self‑sufficiency;

(3)           preventing or remedying abuse, neglect, or

exploitation of children or adults unable to protect their own interests;

(4)           preventing or reducing inappropriate

institutional care.

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 143B‑10; 143B‑147;

Eff. March 1, 1983;

Transferred from T10.43D .0243 Eff. July 1, 1983;

Amended Eff. March 1, 1990; July 1, 1984.