should insure core services are provided in the following areas that are
organized around the needs of the service recipients served, their preferences,
and their stated goals.
(a) Enhancement of the
understanding of and ability of the service recipients served to manage and
cope with their psychiatric disabilities.
(b) Entitlement/income budget
(c) Self-care and
independent living skills.
Socialization and use of leisure time.
(e) Vocational development.
In addition to the core
services and dependent on the needs and preferences of the service recipients
served, the program should provide or assess need for and make referrals for:
(a) Advocacy services.
(b) Alcoholism and other drug dependency
education and/or services.
support and education.
placement and support.
(g) Self-help and
(h) Safe, decent, and
of the service recipients served and program staff must be held on a regular
basis to discuss matters of mutual concern such as program operations,
problems, and the use of program resources.
(4) The program must establish procedures for
outreach to link service recipients in the community who are in need of
psychosocial rehabilitation with the program.
(5) The program's follow-up procedures should
provide effective means to reach out to service recipients who are not
attending, who are becoming isolated in the community, or who have been
residential services are provided, there must be a written description
detailing the array of residential services provided, including the type and
level of staffing or other services provided.
Tenn. Comp. R. &
Original rule filed July
20, 1993; effective October 3, 1993. Amendment filed December 30, 2002;
effective March 15, 2003.
Authority: T.C.A. §§
4-5-202, 4-5-204, 33-1-302,
33-1-305, 33-1-309, 33-2-301, and 33-2-302.