(1) The professional assistance program established by the board as set forth in 37-3-203 and 37-3-401 , MCA, shall fulfill the terms of its contract with the board, which will include, but not be limited to the following:

(a) providing two tracks for assistance of licensees and license applicants under the board's jurisdiction:

(i) a disciplinary track; and

(ii) a nondisciplinary track;

(b) providing recommendations to licensees and license applicants for appropriate evaluation and treatment facilities;

(c) recommending to the board terms and conditions of treatment, rehabilitation, and monitoring of licensees or license applicants known to the board; and

(d) monitoring all aftercare of participants under contract, to ensure public safety and compliance with agreed treatment recommendations propounded by one or more of the following:

(i) the board, through stipulations and/or final orders;

(ii) treatment centers; and

(iii) the professional assistance program established by the board.

(2) The professional assistance program shall consult with the board regarding professional assistance program processes and procedures to ensure program responsibilities are met, consistent with board orders, requests and contract terms.

(3) The professional assistance program shall provide information to and consult with the board upon the board's request.

History: 37-1-131, 37-3-203, MCA; IMP, 37-1-131, 37-3-201, 37-3-203, MCA; NEW, 2006 MAR p. 1957, Eff. 8/11/06.