Current through Bulletin No. 2021-18, September 15, 2021
The following is the information that must be submitted to the department from a provider requesting consideration/approval for payment to provide a substance abuse or sex offender program at a contract county facility:
(a) evidence the program therapist(s) hold a valid license through DOPL to provide treatment in a mental health profession in the State of Utah;
(b) documentation of program goals, objectives, curriculum outline and performance measures;
(c) a copy of any assessment instruments that will be used;
(d) the number of inmates anticipated to participate in program services at any given time; and
(e) the screening criteria requirements for inmates to enroll and participate.
(2) Pursuant to Section 64-13e-103 of the Utah Code, the program must be approved by the department, and approval is subject to the funds appropriated by the legislature.
(3) The department screening committee shall evaluate the information provided by a provider to determine its viability to assist the department in meeting its programming goals, based on the needs of the current inmate population.