N.J. Admin. Code § 10:37-5.54 - Scope and purpose

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

(a) IPU programs shall provide 24-hour crisis-stabilization services, therapy, and supervision, outside of a client's home, in the least restrictive setting possible.
(b) IPU program requirements shall apply to 24-hour supervised treatment homes providing residential crisis intervention services to children.
(c) Crisis services provided overnight, in any location other than the client's home, should not occur unless the individual cannot be stabilized within his/her natural environment or the client needs to be removed from his/her usual environment to a protected IPU setting.
(d) As quickly as feasible, IPU programs shall restore an acutely distressed client to a level of functioning sufficient to allow the individual to return home and/or to receive mental health services in a less restrictive setting.
(e) These requirements shall apply to State and county psychiatric hospitals, as well as to community IPUs.

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