N.J. Admin. Code § 10:161B-10.4 - Co-occurring services

Current through Register Vol. 54, No. 7, April 4, 2022

(a) Programs providing treatment to clients diagnosed with co-occurring disorders shall have clearly written policies and procedures governing the integrated treatment (assessment, diagnosing and service provision) of individuals diagnosed with co-occurring disorders.
1. Policies and procedures shall include the qualifications of clinical and medical staff responsible for assessing and diagnosing clients with co-occurring disorders and providing treatment and medical services to clients diagnosed with co-occurring disorders.
2. The facility shall ensure that appropriate clinical supervision is provided to staff providing treatment and services to clients diagnosed with co-occurring disorders.
3. The facility shall develop policies and procedures for case consultation, coordination and, where appropriate, referral to mental heath treatment services in order to ensure coordinated service provision.
4. The director of substance abuse counseling services and director of nursing services shall ensure that the client treatment plan addresses both the client's substance abuse and mental health disorders.
5. Only counselors possessing the appropriate qualifications may provide assessment and diagnosis of co-occurring addiction and mental illness. All services delivered to co-occurring clients must be supervised by staff whose credentials are equivalent to the director of substance abuse counseling, as noted in 10:161B-1.8(a).


N.J. Admin. Code § 10:161B-10.4

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