(1) "Crisis Stabilization Unit" (CSU) means
services specifically designed for service recipients eighteen (18) years and
older in need of short-term stabilization, up to ninety-six (96) hours, who do
not meet the criteria for other treatment resources, other less restrictive
treatment resources are not available, or the service recipient is agreeable to
receive services voluntarily at the CSU and meet admission criteria. If
necessary, in order to assure that adequate arrangements are in place to allow
for the safe discharge of the service recipient, the length of stay may be
extended by up to twenty-four (24) hours.
Tenn. Comp. R. &
Original rule filed May
26, 1988; effective July 11, 1988. Amendment filed September 4, 2003; effective
November 18, 2003. Repeal and new rule filed July 31, 2008; effective October
Authority: T.C.A. §§
4-5-202, 4-5-204, 33-1-302,
33-1-305, 33-1-309, 33-2-301, 33-2-302, and 33-2-404.