Tenn. Comp. R. & Regs. 0940-05-39-.03 - POLICIES AND PROCEDURES

(1) The facility must maintain a written policy and procedure manual which includes the following:
(a) Documentation of court referral procedures including relationship with courts and communication procedures;
(b) A description of course curriculum;
(c) Class schedule including length of course and classes;
(d) Procedures directed toward maintaining confidentiality by having all students acknowledge that they understand the confidentiality rules and will abide by them;
(e) Exclusion criteria for service recipients not appropriate for admission;
(f) In addition to meeting the requirements of 0940-05-06-.02(d), an explanation of fees charged to the service recipient for all services provided by the Licensee;
(g) Procedures for intake and assessment, including the use of a standardized nationally recognized assessment instrument approved by the Tennessee Department of Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities Division of Alcohol and Drug Abuse Services;
(h) Procedures to inform service recipients who do not speak English about their right to have assessments and instruction in their native language or to have the services of a state registered or state certified court interpreter, as defined by Tennessee Supreme Court Rule 42 Standards for Court Interpreters. D.U.I. service recipients requesting services must be provided an interpreter at no additional cost to the service recipient;
(i) A statement of service recipient rights including, but not limited to, obligations to disclose information to referring agencies; and
(j) Grievance procedures for the service recipient.


Tenn. Comp. R. & Regs. 0940-05-39-.03
Original rule filed July 27, 2000; effective October 10, 2000. Amendment filed March 1, 2007; effective May 15, 2007. Per Executive Order 44 (February 23, 2007), rule was transferred from 1200-08-19 on May 15, 2008. Repeal and new rule filed August 27, 2008; effective November 10, 2008.

Authority: T.C.A. ยงยง 4-4-103, 4-5-202, 33-1-302, 33-1-305, 33-1-309, 33-2-301, 33-2-302, 33-2-404 and Executive Order 44 (February 23, 2007).

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