N.J. Admin. Code § 10:37-5.74 - Scope and purpose

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

(a) Systems Advocacy Services shall be available to the State target populations, as well as any underserved groups or geographical areas defined in an approved county plan.
(b) SA services shall provide clients with a cluster of services that shall be available to the client, independent of and in addition to the mental health and other services that the client may require, desire, and/or currently be receiving. For example, SA Services may provide individual support, lay advocacy, legal representation, companionship, and, where necessary, service procurement, to clients in institutional, community agency, and/or natural settings.
(c) The systems advocate may promote client interest through participation in the development, implementation, and/or monitoring of Individual Service Plans for specific target population clients.
(d) The systems advocate shall work with the client and providers of service toward achieving the highest degree of independence for that client through promoting and participating in the progressive utilization of less restrictive, more normative settings and services.
(e) The systems advocate shall encourage, and, where necessary, ensure continuity and comprehensiveness of care and opportunities for community involvement.


N.J. Admin. Code § 10:37-5.74

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