37.106.1471 ASAM 3.1 CLINICALLY MANAGED LOW INTENSITY RESIDENTIAL (ADULT OR ADOLESCENT) SUBSTANCE USE DISORDER FACILITY
(1) To be licensed to provide ASAM 3.1 services as outlined in the ASAM Criteria, a SUDF must meet the following staffing requirements:
(a) clinical director;
(b) licensed addiction counselors or mental health professionals in sufficient numbers to provide counseling and therapy services to clients with substance use disorders as described by this chapter and in accordance with the clients' individualized treatment plans;
(c) care managers in sufficient numbers to provide services to clients required by this chapter and in accordance with the clients' individualized treatment plans;
(d) rehabilitation aides in sufficient numbers to provide direct care support services as outlined in the clients' individualized treatment plans; and
(e) on-site awake staffing whenever clients are present in the facility.
(2) Weekly scheduled clinical skilled treatment services in addition to other scheduled psychosocial rehabilitation services must be provided on-site or off-site a minimum of five hours per week. Documentation of skilled treatment services provided both on-site and off-site must be available at the facility.
(3) Life skills training provided in a one on one or classroom setting, as part of the daily living regiment, must utilize an evidence-based practice addressing independent living skills, vocational skills, and parenting skills.
(4) Coordination of necessary services (medical, laboratory, toxicology, psychiatric, psychological, emergency) or other levels of care must be available through direct affiliation or referral processes.
History: 50-5-103, MCA; IMP, 50-5-103, MCA; NEW, 2022 MAR p. 2040, Eff. 9/24/22.