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37.106.2027    DEFINITIONS

In addition to the definitions in 50-5-101, MCA, the following definitions apply to this subchapter:

(1) "Crisis plan" means an initial, brief, individualized plan that:

(a) lists client problems identified by the secured crisis stabilization facility's mental health crisis assessment;

(b) lists the individual's strengths and resources;

(c) addresses cultural considerations;

(d) identifies support network options; and

(e) identifies referral and transition activities that will occur at discharge.

(2) "In-patient crisis stabilization program" means 24-hour supervised treatment for adults with a mental illness for the purpose of reducing the severity of an individual's mental illness symptoms.

(3) "Secured crisis stabilization facility (SCSF)" means a secure in-patient facility operated by a licensed hospital, critical access hospital, or a licensed mental health center that provides evaluation, intervention, and referral for individuals experiencing a crisis due to serious mental illness or a serious mental illness with a co-occurring substance use disorder. The facility may only provide secured services to a client when a detention exists as defined in 53-21-129, MCA.

History: 50-5-103, MCA; IMP, 50-5-201, MCA; NEW, 2008 MAR p. 1993, Eff. 9/12/08.

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