Current through Register Vol. 54, No. 7, April 4, 2022
programs shall provide 24-hour crisis-stabilization services, therapy, and
supervision, outside of a client's home, in the least restrictive setting
(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
(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.