(1) Developmental disabilities professionals are certified for the following purposes:

(a) to recommend, when requested by a party to a commitment proceeding to the district court or by the district court, the most appropriate habilitation plan or treatment plan for an individual for whom commitment or recommitment is being sought;

(b) to evaluate at the request of the residential facility screening team, as provided in ARM 37.34.2307 and 37.34.2309, an individual being considered for commitment or recommitment, by gathering information, conducting, as directed by the residential facility screening team or as requested by the individual's case manager, psychological testing and assessment, compiling information, writing reports to the residential facility screening team, and providing a report to the residential facility screening team to assist in the team's review of the case regarding commitment.

History: Sec. 53-20-106 and 53-20-133, MCA­ ; IMP, Sec. 53-20-106, MCA; NEW, 1991 MAR p. 1849, Eff. 10/1/91; AMD, 1996 MAR p. 2188, Eff. 8/9/96; TRANS, from SRS, 1998 MAR p. 3124.