Or. Admin. R. 309-033-0910 - Definitions

(1) "Administrator" means the chief of psychiatric services in a community hospital or the person in charge of treatment and rehabilitation programs at nonhospital facilities. "Administrator" has the same meaning as "director of the facility" as that term is defined in ORS 426.005. Whenever "administrator" appears it means the administrator or designee.
(2) "Assistant Administrator" means the Assistant Administrator of Addictions and Mental Health Division.
(3) "Clinical record" means the record required by OAR 309-014-0035, General Standards for Delivery of Community Mental Health Services Elements, documenting the mental health services delivered to clients by a CMHP or subcontractor.
(4) "Community Mental Health Program" (CMHP) the entity responsible for organization of various services for persons with a mental health diagnosis or addictive disorders, operated by, or contractually affiliated with, a local mental health authority and operated in a specific geographic area of the state under an agreement with the Division pursuant to OAR 309-014-0000
(5) "Community hospital" means any hospital that is not a state hospital.
(6) "Court" means the circuit court acting pursuant to ORS Chapter 426.
(7) "Custody" means the prehearing physical retaining of a person taken into custody by:
(a) A peace officer pursuant to ORS 426.070, 426.228, 426.233;
(b) A peace officer at the direction of the director pursuant to ORS 426.233(1);
(c) A health care facility licensed under ORS Chapter 441 and approved by the Division, pursuant to ORS 426.231;
(d) A state hospital pursuant to ORS 426.180;
(e) A hospital pursuant to ORS 426.070 or 426.232; or
(f) A nonhospital facility pursuant to ORS 426.070 or 426.233.
(8) "Designee" means a QMHP designated by the director or a QMHP who is specifically authorized by the county governing body to order persons to be taken into custody pursuant to ORS 426.233.
(9) "Director" means the community mental health and developmental disabilities program director who has been authorized by the local mental health authority to direct the CMHP. "Director" also means a person who has been authorized by the director to act in the director's capacity for the purpose of this rule. In the case of the director ordering a peace officer to take a person into custody pursuant to ORS 426.233, the designee shall be a QMHP who is specifically authorized by the county governing body to order persons to be taken into custody.
(10) "Diversion" means the 14 day period of intensive treatment when a director and a psychiatrist certify a person as a mentally ill person pursuant to the provision of ORS 426.237(1)(b).
(11) "Division" means the Addictions and Mental Health Division of the Oregon Health Authority.
(12) "NMI" is the notification of mental illness required, pursuant to ORS 426.070, to be submitted by any two persons, a county health officer or a magistrate to the director and thereafter submitted by the director to the court or, pursuant to ORS 426.234, to be submitted by the physician or the director to the court. Pursuant to ORS 426.070 and 426.234, the court commences proceedings pursuant to ORS 426.070 to 426.130 upon receipt of the NMI.
(13) "Peace officer" means a sheriff, constable, marshal, municipal policeman, member of the Oregon State Police or investigator of the Criminal Justice Division of the Department of Justice and such other persons as may be designated by law.
(14) "Psychiatrist" means a physician licensed as provided pursuant to ORS 677.010 to 677.450 by the Board of Medical Examiners for the State of Oregon and who has completed an approved residency training program in psychiatry.
(15) "QMHP" means a qualified mental health professional that meets the following minimum qualifications:
(a) Psychiatrist licensed to practice in the State of Oregon;
(b) Physician licensed to practice in the State of Oregon;
(c) Graduate degree in psychology;
(d) Graduate degree in social work;
(e) Graduate degree in psychiatric nursing and licensed in the State of Oregon;
(f) Graduate degree in another mental health-related field; or
(g) Any other person whose education and experience meet, in the judgment of the Division, a level of competence consistent with the responsibilities required by the Division.


Or. Admin. R. 309-033-0910
MHD 12-1998, f. 6-26-98, cert. ef. 7-1-98, Renumbered from 309-230-0010; MHS 28-2016, f. & cert. ef. 12/29/2016

Stat. Auth.: ORS 413.042, 426.060 - 426.500

Stats. Implemented: ORS 426.005 - 426.395

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