37.106.1987 OUTPATIENT CRISIS RESPONSE FACILITY: CLIENT ASSESSMENTS
(1) Each outpatient crisis response facility shall employ or contract with licensed mental health professionals to conduct clinical intake assessments which may be abbreviated assessments focusing on the crisis issues and safety.
(a) Abbreviated intake assessments must be conducted by a licensed mental health professional trained in clinical assessments including chemical dependency screening. The clinical intake assessment must include sufficient detail to individualize crisis plan goals and objectives.
(2) Based on the client's clinical needs, each crisis response facility will refer any necessary additional assessments to appropriate and qualified providers. Additional assessments may include, but are not limited to, physical, psychological, emotional, behavioral, psychosocial, recreational, vocational, psychiatric, and chemical dependency evaluations.
(3) Each crisis response facility shall maintain a current list of providers who accept referrals for assessments and services not provided by the facility.
History: 50-5-103, MCA; IMP, 50-5-103, MCA; NEW, 2006 MAR p. 1285, Eff. 5/19/06.